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Self-managed super funds: A statistical overview 2019–20

Self-managed super fund (SMSF) analysis and statistics annual overview for 2019–20.

Last updated 24 February 2022

The ATO is the regulator of SMSFs. A key element of our role is to collect and publish data about the health and performance of the SMSF sector.

This annual overview provides key statistics and analysis of Australia's SMSF sector for the 2019–20 financial year.

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.