United States Core Inflation Rate  1957-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Core consumer prices in the United States which exclude cost of food and energy increased 1.8 percent year-on-year in December of 2017, higher than 1.7 percent in November and market expectations of 1.7 percent. Prices rose faster for medical care commodities (2.3 percent from 1.8 percent). On the other hand, inflation was steady for shelter (3.2 percent) and medical care services (1.6 percent) while cost continued to decline for apparel (-1.6 percent, the same as in November), new vehicles (-0.5 percent from -1.1 percent) and used cars and trucks (-1 percent from -2.1 percent). On a monthly basis, core consumer prices went up 0.3 percent, the biggest gain in 11 months amid rising cost of rents, healthcare and autos. Core Inflation Rate in the United States averaged 3.65 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
2017-11-15 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 1.7% 1.8% 1.8% 1.8%
2018-01-12 01:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY 1.8% 1.7% 1.7% 1.8%
2018-02-14 01:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY 1.8% 1.81%
2018-03-13 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY 1.85%
2018-04-11 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY 1.85%


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.10 2.20 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.40 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 247.96 247.59 247.96 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 254.43 253.72 254.43 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.80 1.70 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 113.61 113.03 113.61 13.49 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 114.30 114.40 114.40 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.60 3.10 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 124.50 124.60 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 125.20 125.10 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.60 1.40 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 253.85 253.18 253.85 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 203.02 204.01 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 113.70 113.62 113.70 17.60 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 113.50 113.25 113.50 17.12 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.82 2.61 3.40 2.42 percent [+]


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 January of 2018.

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 12.30 Dec/17
Mexico 4.90 Dec/17
Brazil 3.83 Dec/17
Indonesia 2.95 Dec/17
United Kingdom 2.50 Dec/17
China 2.20 Dec/17
Russia 2.10 Dec/17
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
United States 1.80 Dec/17
South Korea 1.50 Dec/17
Germany 1.48 Dec/17
Canada 1.30 Nov/17
Netherlands 1.00 Dec/17
Euro Area 0.90 Dec/17
Japan 0.90 Nov/17
Spain 0.80 Dec/17
Switzerland 0.70 Dec/17
France 0.60 Dec/17
Italy 0.40 Dec/17


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