United States Core Inflation Rate  1957-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Annual core inflation in the United States rose to 1.8 percent in October of 2017, the highest in six months amid rising prices for food, transportation services and medical care. It compares with market expectations of 1.7 percent. Core Inflation Rate in the United States averaged 3.66 percent from 1957 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 13.60 percent in June of 1980 and a record low of 0 percent in May of 1957.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-14 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY 1.7% 1.7% 1.6% 1.7%
2017-10-13 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY 1.7% 1.7% 1.8% 1.8%
2017-11-15 01:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY 1.8% 1.7% 1.7% 1.7%
2017-12-13 01:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY 1.8% 1.8%


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.00 2.20 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.50 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 246.64 246.37 246.64 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 253.43 252.86 253.43 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.80 1.70 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 113.63 113.03 113.63 13.49 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 113.90 113.40 113.90 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.80 2.60 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 123.90 123.90 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 124.20 123.90 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.30 1.20 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
Pce Price Index 113.05 112.62 113.05 17.12 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.61 2.54 3.40 2.42 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 253.13 252.98 253.13 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 202.46 204.78 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 113.35 113.21 113.35 17.60 Index Points [+]


United States Core Inflation Rate

In the United States, the core inflation rate tracks changes in prices that consumers pay for a basket of goods which excludes volatile food and fuel costs. This page provides - United States Core Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Core Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.80 1.70 13.60 0.00 1957 - 2017 percent Monthly
1982-1984=100, NSA




core inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Turkey 11.79 Oct/17
Mexico 4.80 Oct/17
Brazil 3.84 Sep/17
Indonesia 3.07 Oct/17
United Kingdom 2.70 Oct/17
Russia 2.50 Oct/17
China 2.30 Oct/17
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
United States 1.80 Oct/17
South Korea 1.60 Oct/17
Germany 1.20 Oct/17
Canada 0.90 Oct/17
Euro Area 0.90 Oct/17
Netherlands 0.90 Sep/17
Spain 0.90 Oct/17
Japan 0.70 Sep/17
Switzerland 0.52 Oct/17
France 0.50 Sep/17
Italy 0.50 Oct/17