Self-Managed Superannuation Funds in Australia: Market Research Report

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Self-Managed Superannuation Funds Market Research Report | Advisory & Financial Services | Other Outsourced Functions | Jun 2014

Self-sufficient saving: Beneficial tax breaks for self-managed superfunds drive industry growth

The Self-Managed Superannuation Funds market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Self-Managed Superannuation Funds industry has taken off over the past five years. The total portion of superannuation assets held in self-managed super funds (SMSFs) is forecast to increase from 30.9% in 2008-09 to 34.8% in 2013-14. This increase will be accompanied by a growing number of industry enterprises and members. Industry assets are forecast to increase at an annualised 11.6% over the five years through 2013-14 to reach $611.1 billion, while industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised 38.2% over the same period to reach $112.8 billion. A large portion of industry revenue is attributed to inward transfers (i.e. rollovers), which are assets that have been transferred into SMSFs from other superfunds... purchase to read more

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Self-managed superfunds allow members to invest in a wide range of assets, including domestic and overseas shares, residential and non-residential property, overseas property and a range of other asset classes through third-party fund managers.

Listed shares

Listed shares account for the largest proportion of assets held by SMSFs, and are estimated to account for 32.3% of total assets in 2013-14. Members are expected to invest a larger proportion of funds into listed shares over the five years through 2013-14. This increase is primarily attributed to a decline in the amount of assets held in managed investments schemes.


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What is the Self-Managed Superannuation Funds Industry?

Businesses in this industry operate superannuation funds that are required to have no more than four members. Industry revenue is comprised of contributions, investment income and inward transfers. Investment income is derived from investments and capital gains or losses. Industry establishments represent the number of self-managed superfund members.

Industry Products
Listed sharesOverseas sharesResidential propertyNon-residential propertyLimited recourse borrowingManaged investmentsCash
Industry Activities
Operating self-managed superannuation fundsOperating self-managed superannuation funds

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