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Components of Australia’s wealth

Wealth inequalityInequalityComponents of wealth

Ths graph shows the parts of Australia’s wealth. 

2017-18: 39% of household wealth is held in owner-occupied housing, 12% in investment property, 21% in superannuation another 20% in shares and other financial assets (such as bonds and bank accounts), and 9% in other non-financial assets such as cars.

2015-16: A large component of Australia’s household wealth (39%) is held in the family home, followed by 20% in superannuation , and 19% in financial assets such as shares and business assets. Around 12% is held in other real estate – investment properties – and 10% in other non‑financial assets such as vehicles and home contents.

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