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Almost One Million Shareholders in Austria

Published: June 21, 2011; 14:57 · (Vindobona)

Compared internationally, the Austrian population has a very low interest in the stock market. Only 13% invest in shares or funds.

Almost One Million Shareholders in Austria / Picture: © Vindobona.org

According to a survey conducted by the opinion research institute IMAS International for the Austrian Aktienforum, the number of Austrians who invest in shares and equity funds amounts to 967,000 or 16% of the population over 16 years of age. 345,000 people or 5% of the population have a direct stake in public companies. Some 138,000 Austrians own shares of the company they work…

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