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Quarterly Data Graph API

This API is what powers the Data Browser's Quarterly Graphs

Quarterly Data Endpoints

Available Graphs

This endpoint lists out all the available graph data accessible through the API. The returned graphs field is a list of metadata consisting of title, category, and endpoint; by appending the endpoint field of the desired graph metadata to the API root url of https://ffiec.cfpb.gov/quarterly-data/graphs/, the full graph data is retrieved

Method: GET
Endpoint: https://ffiec.cfpb.gov/quarterly-data/graphs

Example

Request:

curl "https://ffiec.cfpb.gov/quarterly-data/graphs" -H 'Content-Type: application/json'

Response:
{
"graphs": [
{
"category": "Loan & Application Counts",
"endpoint": "applications",
"title": "How has the number of applications changed?"
},
{
"category": "Loan & Application Counts",
"endpoint": "loans",
"title": "How has the number of loans changed?"
},
...
]
}

Specific Graph Data

To get the specific graph data, append the endpoint value from the above Available Graphs section example response to the base url of https://ffiec.cfpb.gov/quarterly-data/graphs/, e.g. https://ffiec.cfpb.gov/quarterly-data/graphs/applications.

The response contains the following sections:

  • title

  • subtitle

  • series

  • xLabel

  • yLabel

title, subtitle, xLabel, and yLabel are text fields providing some contexts of what the data represents.

series section is a list of data representing each line within the graph; each element within series will include xy coordinates, and name of the line. In general, the x coordinates represents the time period (e.g. 2021-Q3), y coordinates are numeric values.

Method: GET
Endpoint: https://ffiec.cfpb.gov/quarterly-data/graphs/{{graph endpoint name}}
Request:

curl "https://ffiec.cfpb.gov/quarterly-data/graphs/applications" -H 'Content-Type: application/json'

Response:
{
"series": [
{
"coordinates": [
{
"x": "2019-Q3",
"y": 1167382.0
},
{
"x": "2019-Q4",
"y": 1258227.0
},
{
"x": "2020-Q1",
"y": 1301157.0
},
...
],
"name": "Conventional Conforming",
},
...
],
"subtitle": "Conventional conforming applications dramatically increased since 2019. FHA loans temporarily moved higher in 2020 Q3.",
"title": "How has the number of applications changed?",
"xLabel": "Year Quarter",
"yLabel": "Application Count"
}

Available Graphs

At the time of publication, below are the data available with their endpoints. To get the most up-to-date list, refer to Graph Data Summary section.

|| ---|--- Endpoint | Description applications | How has the number of applications changed? all-applications | How much of the total loan/application count do quarterly filers account for? loans | How has the number of loans changed? credit-scores | How have median credit scores changed? credit-scores-cc-re | For conventional conforming loans, how have median credit scores differed by race/ethnicity? credit-scores-fha-re | For FHA loans, how have median credit scores differed by race/ethnicity? ltv | How has median CLTV changed? ltv-cc-re | For conventional conforming loans, how has median CLTV differed by race/ethnicity? ltv-fha-re | For FHA loans, how has median CLTV differed by race/ethnicity? dti | How has median DTI changed? dti-cc-re | For conventional conforming loans, how has median DTI differed by race/ethnicity? dti-fha-re | For FHA loans, how has median DTI differed by race/ethnicity? denials | How have denial rates changed? denials-cc-re | For conventional conforming loans, how have denial rates differed by race/ethnicity? denials-fha-re | For FHA loans, how have denial rates differed by race/ethnicity? interest-rates | How have median interest rates changed? interest-rates-cc-re | For conventional conforming loans, how have median interest rates differed by race/ethnicity? interest-rates-fha-re | For FHA loans, how have median interest rates differed by race/ethnicity? tlc | How have median total loan costs changed? tlc-cc-re | For conventional conforming loans, how have median total loan costs differed by race/ethnicity? tlc-fha-re | For FHA loans, how have median total loan costs differed by race/ethnicity?

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