United States Core Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index

The so-called core PCE price index which excludes prices of food and energy in the US went up 0.2 percent month-over-month in April of 2018, the same as in each of the previous two months and above market forecasts of 0.1 percent. On the year, the core index rose 1.8 percent, also the same as in the previous month. The core PCE index is the Federal Reserve's preferred inflation measure. The central bank has a 2 percent inflation target. Core Pce Price Index in the United States averaged 61.57 Index Points from 1959 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 114.78 Index Points in April of 2018 and a record low of 17.60 Index Points in January of 1959.

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United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.80 2.50 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.20 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 250.54 250.01 250.54 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 256.89 256.45 256.89 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.20 2.10 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 114.83 114.28 114.83 13.49 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 116.10 115.50 116.10 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.10 2.60 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 127.70 126.90 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 128.00 127.20 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.20 1.40 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 257.91 256.97 257.91 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 214.13 210.73 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 114.78 114.60 114.78 17.60 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 114.90 114.60 114.90 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 114.51 114.26 114.51 17.12 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.98 2.98 3.40 2.42 percent [+]


United States Core Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index

In the United States, the Core Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index provides a measure of the prices paid by people for domestic purchases of goods and services, excluding the prices of food and energy. The core PCE is the Fed's preferred inflation measure. The central bank has a 2 percent target. This page provides - United States Core Pce Price Index - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Core Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
114.78 114.60 114.78 17.60 1959 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2009=100; SA




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