Surveys & Data
Philadelphia Fed economists, researchers, and analysts advise Federal Reserve policymakers and serve as a source of knowledge and expertise on the economy and monetary policy. This page is a portal to the data, reports, and forecasts generated by these experts from surveys, analysis, econometric models, and a unique real-time macroeconomic data set. This work covers topics in many areas including economics, community development, and banking.
Real-Time Data Research >
The oldest continuous survey of economists' expectations that summarizes the forecasts of economists from industry, government, banking, and academia
Updated: 16 Dec ’22
Survey of Professional Forecasters
The oldest quarterly survey of macroeconomic forecasts in the United States
Updated: 10 Feb ’23
Aruoba-Diebold-Scotti Business Conditions Index
An index designed to track real business conditions at high observation frequency
Updated: 17 Mar ’23
Regional Economic Analysis >
Manufacturing Business Outlook Survey
Monthly survey of manufacturers in the Third District
Updated: 16 Mar ’23
State Coincident Indexes
Monthly index of general economic conditions for each of the 50 states
Updated: 27 Jan ’23
Third District Beige Book
Qualitative assessment of economic conditions in the Third District released prior to each FOMC meeting
Updated: 08 Mar ’23
Consumer Finance Data >
CFI COVID-19 Survey of Consumers Data
To gain insights into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on financial security in the U.S., the Consumer Finance Institute at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia conducted a series of national surveys of consumers beginning in April 2020 and concluding in April 2022.
Updated: 15 Nov ’22
A Map of Racially Restrictive Covenants in the City of Philadelphia
An interactive look at the impact of discriminatory real estate practices on the people and economy of Philadelphia.
Updated: 17 Jun ’22
Community Development Data & Charts >
Anchor Economy Dashboard
Explore the economic impact of anchor institutions in 524 regions across the U.S. The reliance index demonstrates how dependent regional economies are on these institutions and provides a measure of the national average.
Updated: 27 Sep ’22
Consumer Credit Explorer
The Consumer Credit Explorer (CCE) is an interactive tool for examining trends in consumer credit use at the regional, state, and national levels.
Updated: 06 Oct ’22
Rental Housing Affordability
The Rental Housing Affordability data tool enables users to examine trends in rental housing affordability in Third District states from 2011 to 2018.
Updated: 26 Oct ’20
Third District Banking Conditions
Third District Banking Conditions is a semiannual report comparing the trends of Third District community banks with their national peers.
Updated: 21 Mar ’23
Institutions in the Third District
The lists include a summary of market statistics and each institution’s location and asset size as of the most recent quarter.
Updated: 17 Mar ’23
Large Bank Credit Card and Mortgage Data
The Large Bank Consumer Credit Data are based on FR Y-14M credit card and mortgage data provided by the largest financial institutions in the United States.
Updated: 12 Jan ’23