US Consumer Price Index:

249.24 for Jan 2018
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US Consumer Price Index is at a current level of 249.24, up from 247.91 last month. This represents a monthly annualized growth rate of 6.46%, compared to a long term average annualized growth rate of 3.46%.

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Jan. 31, 2018 249.24
Dec. 31, 2017 247.91
Nov. 30, 2017 247.41
Oct. 31, 2017 246.58
Sept. 30, 2017 246.39
Aug. 31, 2017 245.26
July 31, 2017 244.24
June 30, 2017 244.03
May 31, 2017 243.91
April 30, 2017 244.09
March 31, 2017 243.72
Feb. 28, 2017 244.10
Jan. 31, 2017 244.03
Dec. 31, 2016 242.78
Nov. 30, 2016 242.08
Oct. 31, 2016 241.67
Sept. 30, 2016 241.02
Aug. 31, 2016 240.57
July 31, 2016 240.06
June 30, 2016 240.07
May 31, 2016 239.44
April 30, 2016 238.84
March 31, 2016 238.02
Feb. 29, 2016 237.53
Jan. 31, 2016 237.99
   
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

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US Consumer Price Index Summary

  • Last Value: 249.24
  • Latest Period: Jan 2018
  • Updated: Feb 14, 2018, 08:33 EST
  • Next Release: Mar 13, 2018, 08:30 EDT
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • Unit: Index 1982-84=100
  • Adjustment: Seasonally Adjusted
  • Average Growth Rate: 3.46%
  • Value Previously: 247.91
  • Change From Previous: 0.54%
  • Value One Year Ago: 244.03
  • Change From One Year Ago: 2.14%
  • First Period: Jan 1947
  • First Value: 21.48
  • Notes: All urban consumers, all items.

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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)

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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.
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