The US core inflation rate, which excludes volatile items such as food and energy, rose to 2.4 percent in August 2019, the highest in a year and above market consensus of 2.3 percent. Core Inflation Rate in the United States averaged 3.61 percent from 1957 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 13.60 percent in June of 1980 and a record low of 0 percent in May of 1957.

Core Inflation Rate in the United States is expected to be 2.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Core Inflation Rate in the United States to stand at 1.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Core Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-12 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY May 2% 2.1% 2.1% 2.1%
2019-07-11 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY Jun 2.1% 2% 2% 2%
2019-08-13 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY Jul 2.2% 2.1% 2.1% 2.1%
2019-09-12 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY Aug 2.4% 2.2% 2.3% 2.2%
2019-10-10 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY Sep 2.4% 2.4%
2019-11-13 01:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY Oct 2.3%
2019-12-11 01:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY Nov 2.1%


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.70 1.80 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.30 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 256.30 256.16 256.30 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 264.25 263.57 264.25 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.40 2.20 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 112.18 111.47 112.18 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 118.60 118.50 118.60 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.80 1.70 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 125.50 126.30 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 125.10 125.70 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.70 1.80 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 267.26 267.10 267.26 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 211.08 213.41 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 111.81 111.61 111.81 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 118.20 117.80 118.20 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 109.85 109.62 109.85 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.41 2.59 3.40 2.41 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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.40 2.20 13.60 0.00 1957 - 2019 percent Monthly
1982-1984=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 57.10 Aug/19
Turkey 13.60 Aug/19
Russia 4.30 Aug/19
South Africa 4.30 Aug/19
Brazil 3.38 Aug/19
Indonesia 3.30 Aug/19
Mexico 3.16 Aug/19
Netherlands 2.50 Aug/19
United States 2.40 Aug/19
Canada 1.90 Aug/19
Australia 1.60 Jun/19
China 1.50 Aug/19
United Kingdom 1.50 Aug/19
Germany 1.40 Aug/19
Euro Area 0.90 Aug/19
South Korea 0.90 Aug/19
Spain 0.90 Aug/19
Singapore 0.80 Jul/19
France 0.70 Aug/19
Italy 0.50 Aug/19
Japan 0.50 Aug/19
Switzerland 0.40 Aug/19


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