The fourth-annual ETF investor survey comes at an interesting time for the ETF industry. This year has seen a healthy number of launches and a record number of ETF closures, while total assets continue to grow. has again polled their sophisticated readership to learn their opinions on the leading issues faced by ETF investors today.

And once again has partnered with Brown Brothers Harriman—a leading provider of asset-servicing for the global ETF market, with $340 billion in ETF assets under custody as of June 30, 2016—to update the survey to reflect the most relevant core topics and emerging new concerns, arriving at a comprehensive questionnaire of more than 35 questions.

They’ve gathered the results, and the following is a summary of the findings.

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