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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 295.62, up from 295.27 last month and up from 273.09 one year ago. This is a change of 0.12% from last month and 8.25% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 295.62
Latest Period Aug 2022
Last Updated Sep 13 2022, 08:31 EDT
Next Release Oct 13 2022, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 3.48%
Value from Last Month 295.27
Change from Last Month 0.12%
Value from 1 Year Ago 273.09
Change from 1 Year Ago 8.25%
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
August 31, 2022 295.62
July 31, 2022 295.27
June 30, 2022 295.33
May 31, 2022 291.47
April 30, 2022 288.66
March 31, 2022 287.71
February 28, 2022 284.18
January 31, 2022 281.93
December 31, 2021 280.13
November 30, 2021 278.52
October 31, 2021 276.59
September 30, 2021 274.21
August 31, 2021 273.09
July 31, 2021 272.18
June 30, 2021 270.96
May 31, 2021 268.60
April 30, 2021 266.73
March 31, 2021 265.03
February 28, 2021 263.35
January 31, 2021 262.20
December 31, 2020 261.56
November 30, 2020 260.72
October 31, 2020 260.35
September 30, 2020 260.19
August 31, 2020 259.58
Date Value
July 31, 2020 258.54
June 30, 2020 257.22
May 31, 2020 255.94
April 30, 2020 256.09
March 31, 2020 258.16
February 29, 2020 259.01
January 31, 2020 258.68
December 31, 2019 258.20
November 30, 2019 257.99
October 31, 2019 257.39
September 30, 2019 256.53
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

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 295.62, up from 295.27 last month and up from 273.09 one year ago. This is a change of 0.12% from last month and 8.25% from one year ago.

Stats

Last Value 295.62
Latest Period Aug 2022
Last Updated Sep 13 2022, 08:31 EDT
Next Release Oct 13 2022, 08:30 EDT
Average Growth Rate 3.48%
Value from Last Month 295.27
Change from Last Month 0.12%
Value from 1 Year Ago 273.09
Change from 1 Year Ago 8.25%
Frequency Monthly
Unit Index 1982-84=100
Adjustment Seasonally Adjusted
Download Source File Download
Notes All urban consumers, all items.