SMSF – statistical overview from 2020 lodgments published

March 3, 2022 | Robyn Bull

As of 30 June 2021, SMSFs have been reported as making up 25% of all super assets (i.e., $822 billion as of 30 June 2021).

At the same time, there were approximately 598,000 SMSFs with almost 1.115 million individual members.  Furthermore, as of 30 June 2020, on average, each SMSF has assets of just over $1.3 million.

The ATO has also reported that the total contributions to all SMSFs in 2020 was around $17.9 billion (a 4% increase from 2019).

Finally, according to ATO statistics, over 25,000 SMSFs were established in 2021 (with average assets of $391,000 upon establishment), and of these new SMSFs, 85% were founded with a corporate trustee (i.e., rather than an individual trustee).





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