Research and Statistics

Release: Exchange-Traded Fund Data

ETF Assets and Net Issuance

Washington, DC, August 30, 2021—The combined assets of the nation’s exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were $6.59 trillion in July, according to ICI. The Institute’s monthly statistical collection also includes the value of shares issued and redeemed by exchange-traded funds.

Statistics contained in the Institute’s monthly ETF report have been obtained from information provided to ICI by exchange-traded funds and commodity funds. Commodity funds are listed in the Domestic (Sector/Industry) category.

Assets of Exchange-Traded Funds by Type
Billions of dollars

 

July 2021

 June 2021

 July 2020

Total Domestic Equity

4,005.3

3,930.2

2,638.2

 

Domestic (Broad-Based)

3,339.3

3,268.9

2,210.7

 

Domestic (Sector/Industry)

666.0

661.3

427.5

Global/International Equity

1,226.5

1,234.1

810.2

Hybrid

38.9

37.9

29.4

Bond

1,168.8

1,144.1

977.4

Commodities

145.9

145.0

152.0

All

6,585.5

6,491.3

4,607.3

Note: Components may not add to the total due to rounding.

Value of Shares Issued and Redeemed by All Exchange-Traded Funds
Billions of dollars

 

July 2021

 June 2021

      YTD 2021

          YTD 2020

Gross Issuance

272.7

349.3

2,188.2

1,872.9

Gross Redemptions

219.3

249.3

1,639.0

1,618.9

Net Issuance

53.4

100.1

549.2

254.0

Note: Components may not add to the total due to rounding.

Number of Exchange-Traded Funds by Type

 

July 2021

 June 2021

 July 2020

Total Domestic Equity

1,169

1,144

972

 

Domestic (Broad-Based)

793

775

637

 

Domestic (Sector/Industry)

376

369

335

Global/International Equity

666

659

647

Hybrid

49

49

39

Bond

442

437

390

Commodities

83

83

82

All         

2,409

2,372

2,130

Highlights: Assets of all exchange-traded funds rose in July by $94.20 billion, or 1.5 percent, to $6.59 trillion. Over the past 12 months, ETF assets increased $1.98 trillion, or 42.9 percent. Assets in domestic equity ETFs increased $1.37 trillion since July 2020, and global equity ETF assets rose $416.32 billion during this period. At the end of July 2021, assets of bond funds were $1.17 trillion and hybrid funds were $38.88 billion and commodity funds were $145.87 billion.

During July, the value of all ETF shares issued exceeded that of shares redeemed by $53.38 billion. In July 2020, the value of all ETF shares issued exceeded that of shares redeemed by $47.96 billion.

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