• Table 10: Age ranges of SMSF members

    This table shows the approximate age and gender distribution of SMSF members at 30 June 2013, along with the age distribution of members of SMSFs established in each year from 2008 to 2012. The age ranges in this table align with those reported in the Self-managed super fund statistical reports.

    This is an estimate based on Australian Business Register (ABR) data. To ensure consistency, the percentages of members used for all SMSFs are those reported in the Self-managed super fund statistical report, June 2013.

    Age and gender distribution of members, by establishment year of SMSF
    Age range Proportion of all members
    at June 2013
    2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

    < 25

    1.1%

    0.9%

    0.9%

    1.1%

    1.3%

    1.4%

    25–34

    4.0%

    4.6%

    5.5%

    6.4%

    7.1%

    8.3%

    35–44

    12.7%

    17.2%

    19.2%

    21.3%

    21.6%

    23.0%

    45–54

    23.9%

    25.0%

    26.8%

    28.7%

    28.9%

    30.2%

    55–64

    32.3%

    29.0%

    30.4%

    29.1%

    29.2%

    28.2%

    >64

    25.9%

    23.4%

    17.1%

    13.5%

    12.0%

    9.0%

    Unknown

    0.0%

    0.0%

    0.0%

    0.0%

    0.0%

    0.0%

    Total

    100%

    100%

    100%

    100%

    100%

    100% 

    Average member age

    56.5

    54.9

    53.3

    52.1

    51.5

    51.5

    Median member age

    57.8

    55.8

    54.2

    52.6

    52.2

    51.1

      Last modified: 16 Dec 2013QC 37999