The growing exchange-traded fund (ETF) market represents a $5.1 trillion industry. The US represents more than 70% of the ETF market, reaching nearly $3.6 trillion in assets under management (AUM) as of December 31, 2018. The European market is growing rapidly, reaching $793 billion in 2018. Meanwhile, in Greater China, ETFs are poised for growth, capturing 2.1% of the market, or $108.3 billion in AUM.1

For our sixth consecutive year providing insight into the investor uses of ETFs, we consolidated what was previously a regional breakdown into a single, global survey, capturing responses from institutional investors,