The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a market basket of consumer goods and services. Indexes are available for the U.S. and various geographic areas. Average price data for select utility, automotive fuel, and food items are also available.
The Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) increased 1.4 percent over the last 12 months to an index level of 249.747 (1982-84=100). For the month, the index was unchanged prior to seasonal adjustment. The Chained Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (C-CPI-U) increased 1.5 percent over the last 12 months.
This table shows the monthly All-Items Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) as well as the annual and monthly inflation rates for the United States in 2018. You can find upcoming CPI release dates on our schedule page. These numbers are released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Inflation United States 2018 (CPI) - The inflation chart and table below feature an overview of the American inflation in 2018: CPI United States 2018. The inflation rate is based upon the consumer price index (CPI). The CPI inflation rates in the table are presented both on a monthly basis (compared to the month before) as well as on a yearly basis (compared to the same month the year before).
Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistic.This monthly pipelined data is the gas powering the always-current Inflation Calculator.The following CPI data was last updated by the government agency on July 11, 2019 and covers up to June 2019.
The following table provides all the Consumer Price Index data CPI-U from 1913 to the Present. For a smaller table of just current CPI data (2000-Present), see CPI page. The Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) is said to be based upon a 1982 Base for ease of thought.
In the United States, the Consumer Price Index or CPI measures changes in the prices paid by consumers for a basket of goods and services. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Consumer Price Index (CPI) - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) on a monthly basis. We use the CPI-W to annually adjust benefits paid to Social Security beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income recipients.
The annual variation rate of the CPI in United States in May of 2019 was 1.8%, 2 tenths less than the month before.The monthly variation rate of the CPI (Consumer Price Index) has been 0.2%, and thus the accumulated inflation in 2019 is 1.9%
This US Inflation Calculator uses the latest US government CPI data published on July 11 to adjust for inflation and calculate the cumulative inflation rate through June 2019. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) and inflation for July 2019 is scheduled for release by the U.S. Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics on August 13, 2019.