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BetaShares Investment Trends Research Report

BetaShares / Investment Trends Australian ETF Report

Read the highlights from the latest edition of the BetaShares / Investment Trends Report, the leading research study of Australian ETF users, based on responses of 6,000 investors and 500 financial advisers.

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ETF Investors Grow In Australia

ETF investor numbers continue to grow

In the period between September 2016 to September 2017, ETF investor numbers grew 18% to over 314,000.


Top 3 ETF

Top 3 reasons SMSF and self directed investors choose ETFs

The primary reasons that investors choose ETFs are led by their desire for diversification, low cost investing and access to overseas markets.

Read our insights article for more about the importance of diversification in your portfolio.




The use of ETFs among SMSFs continue to grow

33% of ETF investors are holding them via their SMSFs. Since 2010, the number of SMSFs using ETFs has grown 288%.


Reinvestment in ETF

ETF users have a high repeat rate

56% of ETF investors plan to make another ETF investment in the next 12 months.


Millennials ETFs

Millennials switch on to ETFs

Younger investors are embracing ETFs,  with millennials making up 29% of  investors who are planning to invest in ETFs within the next 12 months.

Diversification, low cost and access are cited as the main reason they’d invest.



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