Main takeaways

 

  • Between 2015 and Q1 2022, assets under management at the brokers covered in the analysis had a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 28%. Between 2019 and 2020, the value jumped significantl, reflecting the activity of retail investors in this period. 
  • US brokers have more than 20x more assets under management than the other brokers included in our analysis. This is mainly due to the fact that US brokers have significantly more accounts compared to other brokers.
  • Customers at Robinhood generally have the smallest accounts, with an average of $4,000. Meanwhile, the average account size of Fidelity customers is more than 60x bigger.

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We examined publicly available data on assets under management at retail brokers. Read on to learn what we’ve found.

Table of Contents

  1. Total assets under management at end-Q1 2022, by broker
  2. Total assets between 2015 and 2022
  3. Average broker account size data
  4. Contact us

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Brokerage account sizes
Total assets under management

 Notes to the chart:

  • Data was collected from brokers’ public reports.
  • In parentheses next to the broker's name, we highlighted where applicable which region/country the broker mostly targets.
  • The Q1 2022 total asset data was estimated based on Q4 2022 asset data for brokers that haven't released yet their public report for Q1. These brokers include Fidelity, Hargreaves Lansdown, Interactive Investor, Saxo Bank, and Swissquote.

 

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Total assets managed at the end of the period (USD billion)

Notes to the chart:

  • Data was collected from brokers’ public reports.
  • In parentheses next to the broker's name, we highlighted where applicable which region/country the broker mostly targets.
  • The Q1 2022 total asset data was estimated based on Q4 2022 asset data for brokers that haven't released yet their public report for Q1. These brokers include Fidelity, Hargreaves Lansdown, Interactive Investor, Saxo Bank, and Swissquote.

 

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Brokerage account sizes
Average broker account size

Average account size in Q1 2022, by broker (USD thousand)

Notes to the chart:

  • Data was collected from brokers’ public reports.
  • In parentheses next to the broker's name, we highlighted where applicable which region/country the broker mostly targets.
  • The Q1 2022 total asset data was estimated based on Q4 2022 asset data for brokers that haven't released yet their public report for Q1. These brokers include Fidelity, Hargreaves Lansdown, Interactive Investor, Saxo Bank, and Swissquote.

 

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Brokerage account sizes
Contact us

If you have any questions about the methodology or dataset, feel free to contact us: 

Ádám Nasli, Broker Expert: [email protected]

Author of this article

Ádám Nasli

Author of this article

Ádám worked in banking and investment, and holds a professional degree in this field. He is a motivated finance expert, having joined BrokerChooser in 2018. He's also eager to help people find the best investment provider for them, and to make the investment sector as transparent as possible. In his spare time, he loves learning new things, especially data science, algo-trading, programming and trading.

Ádám Nasli

Analyst head

Ádám worked in banking and investment, and holds a professional degree in this field. He is a motivated finance expert, having joined BrokerChooser in 2018. He's also eager to help people find the best investment provider for them, and to make the investment sector as transparent as possible. In his spare time, he loves learning new things, especially data science, algo-trading, programming and trading.

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