eXtensible Business Reporting Language (xBRL)FinanceBusinessMetadata
XBRL
| Version: 2.1
xBRL consists of formats for different kinds of business documents, such as financial statements, performance reports, or compliance reports. The standard formats allow the documents to be transmitted and parsed between entities easily
  • License: Copyright XBRL International
  • About the Publisher: XBRL International is a non-profit consortium committed to improving business reporting in the public interest by maintaining a standard format for exchanging reports
  • Updated by Publisher: 2/20/2013
  • Level of Use: Used by national and international financial agencies such as the FDIC. Also used by many international corporations
  • Open License: No
  • Transferable to other Jurisdictions: xBRL was created to be used by businesses worldwide
  • Stakeholder Participation: The XBRL Consortium has a portal for contributing to the standard and otherwise getting involved in XBRL work
  • Consensus-based Governance: Many large working groups contribute to different aspects of the standard and its extensions
  • Extensions: Extensibility is included as a design principle. A Link Role Registry exists for users to share additional roles for reuse
  • Machine Readable: XML schema
  • Human Readable: Data values are often coded
  • Requires Real-Time Data: Reports are encoded and transmitted case-by-case
  • Metadata: Includes reference to xbrl.org instance and w3.org instance
Added to directory: 6/19/2017