The Bureau of Labor and Statistics houses the current Consumer Price Index, or CPI, on its website. The Bureau provides monthly news releases with CPI information, and its website has archives dating back to 1994. More »

To calculate inflation using the consumer price index, or CPI, subtract the CPI of the previous year from the CPI of the current year, divide the result by the CPI of the previous year, and then multiply the outcome by 1... More »

To calculate CPI rent increases, determine the applicable CPI index and the date the adjust occurs, then calculate the percentage of CPI increase on that date and multiply it by the amount of the rent. Some leases have a... More »

CPI index data by year is in Table 24 of the CPI Detailed Report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Bureau's data begins in 1913. More »

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics calculates the Consumer Price Index; monthly and yearly information regarding the CPI is available on the bureau's website at The Bureau of Labor Statistics offers information... More » Government & Politics US Government

Chained CPI stands for Chained Consumer Price Index. This index is an assessment of consumer spending habits used to determine how much the cost of living has gone up in certain areas or throughout the country. The index... More » World View Social Sciences Economics

CPI, or consumer price index, is a measurement of the average amount of money that households spend on consumer goods and services. The CPI is also used to calculate wages, salaries, pensions and regulated or contracted ... More » Business & Finance Household Budgets