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Keyword overview (keyword_info)

API v3 methods will be unavailable from 12/31/2021. Use a similar API v4 method.

The keyword_info method provides you with the keyword API overview showing its volume, CPC, level of competition, etc. The data set is similar to the Overview report in Keyword research.

General request parameters and instructions for using Serpstat API

Response parameters
Parameter Description 
result Contains the answer
keyword Specified keyword
cost Cost per click, $
concurrency Keyword competition in PPC (0-100%)
found_results The number of results found for the keyword
region_queries_count Search volume in selected search engine database
types A list of special elements shown in SERP (for example, video, carousel or map)
geo_names List of toponyms in the array (if toponyms are present in the keywords)
social_domains Social domains (Facebook, Youtube,etc.) which rank for a keyword in top-10
right_spelling Proposed correction for a keyword with a spelling error
lang Language
difficulty The assessment of the level of competition for a keyword to advance in organic search in the top-10 (from 0 to 100%)
status_msg Response "OK" or "Error" report on a successful or unsuccessful request
status_code Response code "200" — successful request. Errors occur when credits are exceeded (number of simultaneous requests or account credits)
left_lines API credits remaining

We charge 1 API credit per query. Part of the API response for which you spend 1 credit:

{
    "result": {
        "keyword": "iphone",
        "keyword_id": "10300893",
        "cost": 1.8822413793103445,
        "concurrency": 100,
        "found_results": 79,
        "region_queries_count": 1220000,
        "types": [
            "shopping_top",
            "kn_graph_carousel_list",
            "also_asks"
        ],
        "geo_names": [],
        "social_domains": [
            "wikipedia",
            "amazon",
            "reddit"
        ],
        "right_spelling": null,
        "lang": null,
        "difficulty": 89.5890633703002,
        "suggestions_count": 2652668,
        "keywords_count": 8323766
    },

Example
Request data:

api.serpstat.com/v3/keyword_info?query=iphone&token=XXX&se=g_us

Response data:
{
    "result": {
        "keyword": "iphone",
        "keyword_id": "10300893",
        "cost": 1.8822413793103445,
        "concurrency": 100,
        "found_results": 79,
        "region_queries_count": 1220000,
        "types": [
            "shopping_top",
            "kn_graph_carousel_list",
            "also_asks"
        ],
        "geo_names": [],
        "social_domains": [
            "wikipedia",
            "amazon",
            "reddit"
        ],
        "right_spelling": null,
        "lang": null,
        "difficulty": 89.5890633703002,
        "suggestions_count": 2652668,
        "keywords_count": 8323766
    },