Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States increased to 274.14 points in September from 273.01 points in August of 2021. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States averaged 117.46 points from 1950 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 274.14 points in September of 2021 and a record low of 23.51 points in January of 1950. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Consumer Price Index (CPI) - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Consumer Price Index (CPI) - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States is expected to be 275.16 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Consumer Price Index (CPI) is projected to trend around 282.32 points in 2022 and 287.68 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United States Consumer Price Index (CPI)

United States Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Inflation Rate 5.40 percent Sep/21 5.30 23.70 -15.80
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 percent Sep/21 0.30 1.80 -1.80
Consumer Price Index CPI 274.14 points Sep/21 273.01 274.14 23.51
Core Inflation Rate 4.00 percent Sep/21 4.00 13.60 0.00
Core Consumer Prices 280.02 points Sep/21 279.34 280.02 28.50
Producer Prices 128.90 points Sep/21 128.20 128.90 100.20
Producer Prices Change 8.60 percent Sep/21 8.30 19.57 -6.86
Export Prices 142.80 points Sep/21 142.60 142.80 82.40
Import Prices 134.70 points Sep/21 134.20 147.50 75.00
Food Inflation 4.60 percent Sep/21 3.70 36.70 -34.30
CPI Transportation 236.37 points Sep/21 238.33 239.72 22.30
CPI Housing Utilities 283.74 points Sep/21 282.39 283.74 30.50
Cpi Core Core 3.40 percent Sep/21 3.10 10.90 0.30

United States Consumer Price Index (CPI)
In the United States, the Consumer Price Index or CPI measures changes in the prices paid by consumers for a basket of goods and services.