Exchange-traded funds


We believe investing should be simple. That’s why every one of our ETFs is built the same way, using broad index exposures, physical replication and a strict governance framework. We’ve been doing it this way since we launched our first ETF back in 2001.

As one of the largest and longest-serving providers of ETFs in the world, our expertise, experience and scale help us drive value for investors. We have grown organically, continuously refining our approach and finding new ways to lower costs and improve performance. Our aim is simple - to create the highest-quality, lowest-cost core building blocks for your portfolios.

$2.2 trillion

Vanguard Global ETF assets under management*


Vanguard’s global weighted average OCF**


All the index exposures you need for a diversified portfolio

*Source: Vanguard, as of 31 March 2022.

**Source: ETFGI as of 31 December 2020

Our ETFs draw on Vanguard's extensive know-how and scale as one of the world's foremost ETF providers. After all, it takes real expertise to deliver this kind of simplicity

Nusrath Hussain, ETF Product Specialist

Our approach

Our indexing expertise dates back to when we launched the first Index fund for retail investors in the US in 1976. We bring this to our ETFs so that when you select a Vanguard ETF, you know exactly what you are going to get: low-cost, uncomplicated access to a broad market exposure.


We believe in broad market exposure, which is why we always look for highly diversified indices.


We believe that funds should be uncomplicated, transparent, liquid and low risk. That is why we only use physical replication.


We believe ETFs should do what they are designed for: tracking their index as closely and consistently as possible.

Our range of low-cost, uncomplicated ETFs

Through our range of 28 individual ETFs, we cover all the major equity and bond markets from around the world:

Equity ETFs

Offer access to the global investment markets.

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Bond ETFs

Provide full coverage of the fixed income universe.

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Important risk information:

The value of investments, and the income from them, may fall or rise and investors may get back less than they invested.

For further information on risks please see the “Risk Factors” section of the prospectus on our website.