BondBloxx Special Report: Year in Review - ETF Assets and Flows in 2022

The U.S. ETF industry closed 2022 with $6.5 trillion in assets, a decline from $7.3 trillion the previous year. Five and ten years ago, total U.S. ETF assets were $3.4 trillion and $1.3 trillion, respectively.

ETF Assets
With AUM of $1.3 trillion, fixed income comprises 20% of total ETF assets, a 2% gain from 2021. Equity assets are 77% of total U.S. ETF assets.
Flows into U.S. ETFs were $580 billion, down from $900 billion in 2021.
ETF Flows
For the third year in a row, fixed income ETFs took in about $200 billion of inflows, 1/3 of total ETF flows in 2022.
US ETF Flows4-1
Fixed income government funds took in over $100 billion in inflows during the year, comprising over 50% of total fixed income flows. Total bond market funds took in about $40 billion, while HY funds saw outflows.
ETF Assets2
There are over 3,000 ETFs listed in the U.S. from 213 distinct issuers. The total consists of 2,120 equity ETFs, 512 fixed income ETFs, and approximately 400 others.
US Listed ETFs

Data Sources: BondBloxx, Bloomberg, VettaFi ( | Data as of 12/31/22

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There are risks associated with investing, including possible loss of principal. Fixed income investments are subject to interest rate risk; their value will normally decline as interest rates rise. Fixed income investments are also subject to credit risk, the risk that the issuer of a bond will fail to pay interest and principal in a timely manner, or that negative perceptions of the issuer’s ability to make such payments will cause the price of that bond to decline. Investing in mortgage- and asset ¬backed securities involves interest rate, credit, valuation, extension and liquidity risks and the risk that payments on the underlying assets are delayed, prepaid, subordinated or defaulted on. 

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