The CPI for all items less food and energy in the US rose 0.1 percent from a month earlier in August 2021, its smallest increase since February and less than market expectations of a 0.3 percent advance. Along with the indexes for household operations and shelter, the indexes for new vehicles, recreation, and medical care also rose in August. The indexes for airline fares, used cars and trucks, and motor vehicle insurance all declined over the month. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Core Consumer Prices in the United States averaged 130.81 points from 1957 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 279.34 points in August of 2021 and a record low of 28.50 points in January of 1957. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Core Consumer Prices - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Core Consumer Prices - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2021.

Core Consumer Prices in the United States is expected to be 279.92 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Core Consumer Prices is projected to trend around 285.51 points in 2022 and 290.36 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United States Core Consumer Prices

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
279.34 279.05 279.34 28.50 1957 - 2021 points Monthly
1982-1984=100, SA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-10 12:30 PM May 0.7% 0.9% 0.4% 0.6%
2021-07-13 12:30 PM Jun 0.9% 0.7% 0.4% 0.4%
2021-08-11 12:30 PM Jul 0.3% 0.9% 0.4% 0.5%
2021-09-14 12:30 PM Aug 0.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%


United States Core Consumer Prices
In the United States, the core consumer price index tracks changes in prices that consumers pay for a basket of goods which excludes volatile food and fuel costs.