HSAs continue to see dramatic growth as the total number of HSA accounts rose to 6.2 million with assets totaling almost $10.1 billion, a year over year increase of 27% for accounts and a 41% increase in assets.
A Devenir press release said the average account balance grew almost 11% in 2010 to $1,627. HSA investment assets reached an estimated $725 million in 2010 (102% year over year increase), and are projected to reach $10.3 billion by end of 2015.
The survey found the top five custodians hold over $4.4 billion in HSA assets amongst almost 2.7 million accounts, accounting for 44% of all HSA assets.The survey data was collected in January 2011 and primarily consisted of top 30 custodians in the health savings account market. All data was requested for the calendar 2010 year, ending on December 31, 2010.