US Consumer Price Index:

259.68 for Aug 2020
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US Consumer Price Index is at a current level of 259.68, up from 258.72 last month and up from 256.29 one year ago. This is a change of 0.37% from last month and 1.32% from one year ago.

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.

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Aug. 31, 2020 259.68
July 31, 2020 258.72
June 30, 2020 257.21
May 31, 2020 255.77
April 30, 2020 255.90
March 31, 2020 257.95
Feb. 29, 2020 259.05
Jan. 31, 2020 258.82
Dec. 31, 2019 258.44
Nov. 30, 2019 257.82
Oct. 31, 2019 257.23
Sept. 30, 2019 256.59
Aug. 31, 2019 256.29
July 31, 2019 256.09
June 30, 2019 255.40
May 31, 2019 255.17
April 30, 2019 254.94
March 31, 2019 254.10
Feb. 28, 2019 253.18
Jan. 31, 2019 252.55
Dec. 31, 2018 252.65
Nov. 30, 2018 252.66
Oct. 31, 2018 252.78
Sept. 30, 2018 252.26
Aug. 31, 2018 251.90
   
July 31, 2018 251.48
June 30, 2018 251.18
May 31, 2018 250.64
April 30, 2018 249.96
March 31, 2018 249.41
Feb. 28, 2018 249.48
Jan. 31, 2018 248.82
Dec. 31, 2017 247.90
Nov. 30, 2017 247.33
Oct. 31, 2017 246.59
Sept. 30, 2017 246.42
Aug. 31, 2017 245.30
July 31, 2017 244.39
June 30, 2017 244.18
May 31, 2017 243.96
April 30, 2017 244.05
March 31, 2017 243.75
Feb. 28, 2017 243.96
Jan. 31, 2017 243.78
Dec. 31, 2016 242.77
Nov. 30, 2016 242.03
Oct. 31, 2016 241.69
Sept. 30, 2016 241.05
Aug. 31, 2016 240.60
July 31, 2016 240.15

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Stats

Last Value 259.68
Latest Period Aug 2020
Last Updated Sep 11 2020, 08:35 EDT
Next Release Oct 13 2020, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 3.40%
Value from 1 Year Ago 256.29
Change from 1 Year Ago 1.32%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Index 1982-84=100
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
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