The Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) program produces monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.6 percent in April, before seasonal adjustment, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The April level of 206.686 (1982-84=100) was 2.6 percent higher than in April 2006.
The Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers(CPI-W) increased 0.8 percent in April, prior to seasonal adjustment. The April level of 202.130 (1982-84=100) was 2.5 percent higher than in April 2006.
The Chained Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (C-CPI-U) increased 0.5 percent in April on a not seasonally adjusted basis. The April level of 119.543 (December 1999=100) was 2.3 percent higher than in April 2006. Please note that the indexes for the post-2005 period are subject to revision.