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Basic Info

The Consumer Price Index (CPI), as provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, measures price fluctuations in a basket of goods and services purchased by American households. The year over year change of the CPI, is the most popular way of determining the rate of inflation. It is published monthly and sometimes referred to as the cost-of-living index.

US Consumer Price Index is at a current level of 274.14, up from 273.01 last month and up from 260.15 one year ago. This is a change of 0.41% from last month and 5.38% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 274.14
Latest Period Sep 2021
Last Updated Oct 13 2021, 08:33 EDT
Next Release Nov 10 2021, 08:30 EST
Average Growth Rate 3.42%
Value from 1 Year Ago 260.15
Change from 1 Year Ago 5.38%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Index 1982-84=100
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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Notes All urban consumers, all items.

Historical Data

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Date Value
September 30, 2021 274.14
August 31, 2021 273.01
July 31, 2021 272.26
June 30, 2021 270.98
May 31, 2021 268.55
April 30, 2021 266.83
March 31, 2021 264.79
February 28, 2021 263.16
January 31, 2021 262.23
December 31, 2020 261.56
November 30, 2020 260.93
October 31, 2020 260.46
September 30, 2020 260.15
August 31, 2020 259.51
July 31, 2020 258.60
June 30, 2020 257.28
May 31, 2020 255.94
April 30, 2020 256.19
March 31, 2020 257.99
February 29, 2020 258.82
January 31, 2020 258.69
December 31, 2019 258.20
November 30, 2019 257.99
October 31, 2019 257.39
September 30, 2019 256.53
Date Value
August 31, 2019 256.12
July 31, 2019 255.92
June 30, 2019 255.42
May 31, 2019 255.37
April 30, 2019 255.33
March 31, 2019 254.15
February 28, 2019 252.97
January 31, 2019 252.44
December 31, 2018 252.49
November 30, 2018 252.82
October 31, 2018 252.90
September 30, 2018 252.18
August 31, 2018 251.74
July 31, 2018 251.34
June 30, 2018 251.15
May 31, 2018 250.79
April 30, 2018 250.28
March 31, 2018 249.52
February 28, 2018 249.30
January 31, 2018 248.72
December 31, 2017 247.74
November 30, 2017 247.38
October 31, 2017 246.66
September 30, 2017 246.55
August 31, 2017 245.20

Basic Info

The Consumer Price Index (CPI), as provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, measures price fluctuations in a basket of goods and services purchased by American households. The year over year change of the CPI, is the most popular way of determining the rate of inflation. It is published monthly and sometimes referred to as the cost-of-living index.

US Consumer Price Index is at a current level of 274.14, up from 273.01 last month and up from 260.15 one year ago. This is a change of 0.41% from last month and 5.38% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 274.14
Latest Period Sep 2021
Last Updated Oct 13 2021, 08:33 EDT
Next Release Nov 10 2021, 08:30 EST
Average Growth Rate 3.42%
Value from 1 Year Ago 260.15
Change from 1 Year Ago 5.38%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Index 1982-84=100
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
Download Source File Download
Notes All urban consumers, all items.