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Basic Info

The Core US Inflation Rate is one of the most important metrics for the US Economy. Inflation is also used by the US Federal Reserve to gauge the health of the economy. A notable time for inflation was the early 1980's during the recession. Inflation rates went as high as 13.59%, causing the Federal Reserve led by Paul Volcker to take dramatic measures.

US Core Inflation Rate is at 1.74%, compared to 1.57% last month and 2.39% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 3.64%.

Stats

Last Value 1.74%
Latest Period Aug 2020
Last Updated Sep 11 2020, 08:35 EDT
Next Release Oct 13 2020, 08:30 EDT
Long Term Average 3.64%
Average Growth Rate 3.35%
Value from 1 Year Ago 2.39%
Change from 1 Year Ago -27.23%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment N/A
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Notes Year over year change of unadjusted all items less food and energy.

Historical Data

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Date Value
August 31, 2020 1.74%
July 31, 2020 1.57%
June 30, 2020 1.19%
May 31, 2020 1.22%
April 30, 2020 1.43%
March 31, 2020 2.09%
February 29, 2020 2.36%
January 31, 2020 2.26%
December 31, 2019 2.26%
November 30, 2019 2.32%
October 31, 2019 2.31%
September 30, 2019 2.36%
August 31, 2019 2.39%
July 31, 2019 2.21%
June 30, 2019 2.13%
May 31, 2019 1.99%
April 30, 2019 2.06%
March 31, 2019 2.04%
February 28, 2019 2.08%
January 31, 2019 2.15%
December 31, 2018 2.18%
November 30, 2018 2.21%
October 31, 2018 2.14%
September 30, 2018 2.17%
August 31, 2018 2.20%
Date Value
July 31, 2018 2.35%
June 30, 2018 2.26%
May 31, 2018 2.24%
April 30, 2018 2.14%
March 31, 2018 2.12%
February 28, 2018 1.85%
January 31, 2018 1.82%
December 31, 2017 1.78%
November 30, 2017 1.71%
October 31, 2017 1.77%
September 30, 2017 1.69%
August 31, 2017 1.68%
July 31, 2017 1.69%
June 30, 2017 1.70%
May 31, 2017 1.73%
April 30, 2017 1.88%
March 31, 2017 2.00%
February 28, 2017 2.22%
January 31, 2017 2.27%
December 31, 2016 2.20%
November 30, 2016 2.11%
October 31, 2016 2.14%
September 30, 2016 2.21%
August 31, 2016 2.32%
July 31, 2016 2.19%

Basic Info

The Core US Inflation Rate is one of the most important metrics for the US Economy. Inflation is also used by the US Federal Reserve to gauge the health of the economy. A notable time for inflation was the early 1980's during the recession. Inflation rates went as high as 13.59%, causing the Federal Reserve led by Paul Volcker to take dramatic measures.

US Core Inflation Rate is at 1.74%, compared to 1.57% last month and 2.39% last year. This is lower than the long term average of 3.64%.

Stats

Last Value 1.74%
Latest Period Aug 2020
Last Updated Sep 11 2020, 08:35 EDT
Next Release Oct 13 2020, 08:30 EDT
Long Term Average 3.64%
Average Growth Rate 3.35%
Value from 1 Year Ago 2.39%
Change from 1 Year Ago -27.23%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Percent
Adjustment N/A
Download Source File Download
Notes Year over year change of unadjusted all items less food and energy.