BetaShares Investment Trends Australian ETF Industry Report

The BetaShares / Investment Trends Report, the leading research study of Australian ETF users, based on responses of ~8,000 investors and ~800 financial advisers.

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Top 3 reasons SMSF and self directed investors choose ETFs

Diversification, accessing overseas markets and cost-effectiveness are the primary drivers for adding ETFs to a portfolio.

ETF investor numbers continue to grow

Australian ETF investor numbers have risen to 455,000, up from 385,000 in 2018 (+18.0%).

Released December 2019

The use of ETFs among SMSFs continue to grow

30% of ETF investors are holding them via their SMSFs.

Since December 2010, the number of SMSFs using ETFs has grown 400%, from 27,000 to 135,000!

ETF users have a high repeat rate

58% of ETF investors plan to make another ETF investment in the next 12 months.