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Increase in real net household wealth per capita

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From December 2018 to December 2021 real net household wealth rose by 43%.

Of this increase:

* Over half (55% of the increase) came from owner-occupied housing (which comprised 37% of all wealth in 2018);
* One-seventh (14%) came from investment property (11% of wealth in 2018);
* One-sixth (16%) came from superannuation (22% of all wealth in 2018);
* The remaining 15% of the increase in overall wealth came in roughly equal measure from shares bonds and trusts, bank deposits, business assets, and household durables18 (which together comprised 30% of all wealth in 2018).

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