US core consumer prices, excluding volatile items such as food and energy, increased 0.1 percent month-over-month in February 2019, compared to a 0.2 percent increase in the previous month and market expectations of a 0.2 percent gain. It is the smallest rise in core consumer prices since August last year. The indexes for shelter, apparel, household furnishings and operations, airline fares and motor vehicle insurance were among the indexes that rose in February, while the indexes for medical care, recreation, used cars and trucks, new vehicles and transportation services decreased. Core Consumer Prices in the United States averaged 125.29 Index Points from 1957 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 261.11 Index Points in February of 2019 and a record low of 28.50 Index Points in January of 1957.

Core Consumer Prices in the United States is expected to be 261.96 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Core Consumer Prices in the United States to stand at 265.45 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Core Consumer Prices is projected to trend around 277.26 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-12 01:30 PM Core Inflation Rate MoM 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
2019-01-11 01:30 PM Core Inflation Rate MoM 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
2019-02-13 01:30 PM Core Inflation Rate MoM 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
2019-03-12 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate MoM 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
2019-04-10 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate MoM 0.1%
2019-05-10 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate MoM
2019-06-12 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate MoM


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.50 1.60 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.00 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 252.78 252.67 252.79 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 261.11 260.70 261.11 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.10 2.20 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 111.22 110.68 111.22 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 117.20 117.10 117.50 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.90 2.00 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 126.20 125.40 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 125.20 124.50 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.00 1.60 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 263.06 262.28 263.06 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 204.24 202.57 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 110.92 110.72 110.92 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 116.90 116.80 116.90 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 108.93 108.87 108.93 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.79 2.97 3.40 2.42 percent [+]


United States Core Consumer Prices

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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
261.11 260.70 261.11 28.50 1957 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
1982-1984=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 191.41 Feb/19
Australia 115.03 Dec/18
Canada 133.10 Feb/19
China 101.80 Feb/19
Euro Area 102.07 Feb/19
France 102.22 Feb/19
Germany 103.80 Feb/19
Indonesia 127.23 Feb/19
Italy 101.60 Feb/19
Japan 101.30 Feb/19
Mexico 102.22 Feb/19
Netherlands 105.77 Feb/19
Russia 100.40 Feb/19
Singapore 104.10 Jan/19
South Africa 110.20 Feb/19
South Korea 105.47 Feb/19
Spain 101.51 Feb/19
Switzerland 100.73 Feb/19
Turkey 338.58 Feb/19
United Kingdom 106.90 Feb/19
United States 261.11 Feb/19


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