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how many people own an investment property
Sep 23

How many taxpayers own an investment property?

By Shane | Invest

A few months ago, I wrote a blog called “how many Australians own an investment property?”. I took a look at how many Australians owned an investment property, according to data from the ATO, as a percentage of the total population of Australia. You can read the original blog here.

A very switched on reader (quick shout out to Darren Jones) pointed out that analysing the numbers in this fashion would include people who don’t submit a tax return (e.g. children). So, I decided to write another blog, this time using the total number of personal tax returns filed to derive the percentage of investment property ownership. Continue reading