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Self-managed super funds: A statistical overview 2018–19

Our self-managed super fund (SMSF) analysis and statistics annual overview for 2018–19 includes key data on the sector.

Last updated 25 February 2021

The ATO is the regulator of self-managed super funds (SMSFs). A key element of our role is to collect and publish data about the health and performance of the SMSF sector.

About the main source of data for our analysis and statistics.

See the size of the SMSF sector and other details on growth, payments, structure and service providers.

About the demographics and balances of SMSF members.

How SMSF investment performance is tracking.

The main source of data for these tables is lodged SMSF annual returns.

How data collection methods have changed over time and how this affects comparisons of SMSF data across years.

A list of common terms used in this overview.