INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE BY THE NUMBERS 1Q 2017

Twenty-eight graphs, charts, and maps that evaluate credit union performance in the first quarter of 2017.

Strategy & Performance 1Q 2017 Lending

Lending

First quarter 2017 marked the 11th consecutive quarter that credit unions have posted double-digit lending growth.
By Ian Melhorn

Auto Lending

Auto loans, the second-largest component of the credit union loan portfolio, expanded 13.8% over the past 12 months.
By Maya Neuman

Strategy & Performance 1Q 2017 Auto Lending

Mortgage Lending

In the past five years, not only the types of mortgage originations but also the average size of first mortgages have changed.
By Greg Gonsalves

Credit Cards

Credit card lending is on the rise at the nation’s credit unions.
By Aman Johal

Strategy & Performance 1Q 2017 MBL

Member Business Lending

Credit unions that participate in member business lending, a full 35.9% of the industry, posted 15.2% year-over-year growth, and total MBL balances hit a record high of $62.7 billion as of March 31, 2017.
By Ian Melhorn

Shares

For the 10th consecutive quarter, credit unions increased share balances.
By Aman Johal

Strategy & Performance 1Q 2017 Investments

Investments

With rising Federal Reserve rates and increased consumer confidence, the credit union industry posted positive year-over-year investment growth in the first quarter for the first time since 2013.
By Liz Furman

Member Relationships

Credit union membership was 109.4 million as of March 31, 2017. That’s nearly 4.4 million more members than 12 months ago.
By Greg Gonsalves

Strategy & Performance 1Q 2017 Earnings

Earnings

Total revenue reached $15.5 billion in the first quarter of 2017. That’s up 8.1% year-over-year from the $14.3 billion credit unions posted in the first quarter of 2016.
By Liz Furman

Special Section

CUSOs

There are 1,108 credit union serice organizations in the U.S. cooperative financial system. Se how their numbers add up.
By Greg Gonsalves

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