US Consumer Price Index:

244.16 for Apr 2017
Add to Watchlists
Create an Alert

US Consumer Price Index is at a current level of 244.16, up from 243.75 last month. This represents a monthly annualized growth rate of 2.00%, compared to a long term average annualized growth rate of 3.47%.

View Full Chart

US Consumer Price Index Chart

Export Data
Save Image
Print Image

US Consumer Price Index Historical Data

View and export this data going back to 1947. Start your Free Trial
Export Data Date Range:
Data for this Date Range  
April 30, 2017 244.16
March 31, 2017 243.75
Feb. 28, 2017 244.46
Jan. 31, 2017 244.16
Dec. 31, 2016 242.82
Nov. 30, 2016 242.20
Oct. 31, 2016 241.69
Sept. 30, 2016 241.01
Aug. 31, 2016 240.39
July 31, 2016 239.90
June 30, 2016 239.84
May 31, 2016 239.36
April 30, 2016 238.91
March 31, 2016 238.08
Feb. 29, 2016 237.81
Jan. 31, 2016 238.11
Dec. 31, 2015 237.85
Nov. 30, 2015 238.15
Oct. 31, 2015 237.79
Sept. 30, 2015 237.47
Aug. 31, 2015 237.81
July 31, 2015 237.88
June 30, 2015 237.42
May 31, 2015 236.89
April 30, 2015 236.20
   
March 31, 2015 235.99
Feb. 28, 2015 235.49
Jan. 31, 2015 234.91
Dec. 31, 2014 236.46
Nov. 30, 2014 237.26
Oct. 31, 2014 237.65
Sept. 30, 2014 237.51
Aug. 31, 2014 237.16
July 31, 2014 237.26
June 30, 2014 237.02
May 31, 2014 236.80
April 30, 2014 236.50
March 31, 2014 235.90
Feb. 28, 2014 235.62
Jan. 31, 2014 235.44
Dec. 31, 2013 234.70
Nov. 30, 2013 234.04
Oct. 31, 2013 233.90
Sept. 30, 2013 233.77
Aug. 31, 2013 233.41
July 31, 2013 232.98
June 30, 2013 232.58
May 31, 2013 231.99
April 30, 2013 231.67
March 31, 2013 232.24

There is no data for the selected date range.

An error occurred. Please try again by refreshing your browser or contact us with details of your problem.

Advertisement

US Consumer Price Index Summary

  • Last Value: 244.16
  • Latest Period: Apr 2017
  • Updated: May 12, 2017, 08:33 EDT
  • Next Release: Jun 14, 2017, 08:30 EDT
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • Unit: Index 1982-84=100
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Average Growth Rate: 3.47%
  • Value Previously: 243.75
  • Change From Previous: 0.17%
  • Value One Year Ago: 238.91
  • Change From One Year Ago: 2.20%
  • First Period: Jan 1947
  • First Value: 21.48
  • Notes: All urban consumers, all items.

Professional Data Verification

Need to see the raw data? Download the original data directly from our source.

Professional Download Source File

I:USCPI Excel Add-In Codes

  • Indicator Code: I:USCPI
  • Indicator Name: =YCI("I:USCPI","name")
  • Latest Value: =YCP("I:USCPI")
  • Last 5 Values: =YCS("I:USCPI",,-4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

Access our powerful Excel Add-in with a YCharts Professional Membership. Learn More.

About Consumer Price Index

The Consumer Price Index is a statistic calculated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics that is meant to capture "cost of living" for citizens of the United States by measuring changes in purchasing power. It is released monthly, usually 2-3 after the end of the reporting period.

More specifically, CPI measures changes in the cost of a fixed basket of services and products over time. It is published monthly and sometimes referred to as the cost-of-living index.
Read full definition

Related Indicators

US Core Inflation Rate 1.88% Chg Yr
US Inflation Rate 2.20% Chg Yr
US Inflation Rate 1.80%
Advertisement

You've hit the 10 page limit on YCharts.

Experience the power of YCharts.
Start your Free 7-Day Trial.

Start My Free Trial No credit card required.

Already a subscriber? Sign in.

{{root.upsell.info.feature_headline}}.

{{root.upsell.info.feature_description}}

Please note that this feature is only available as an add-on to YCharts subscriptions.


Please note that this feature requires full activation of your account and is not permitted during the free trial period.

Start My Free Trial {{root.upsell.info.call_to_action}} No credit card required.

Already a subscriber? Sign in.