The US annual inflation rate rose to 1.8 percent in July 2019 from a four-month low of 1.6 percent in the previous month and above market consensus of 1.7 percent, boosted by food prices and a range of other goods while energy deflation eased. Inflation Rate in the United States averaged 3.26 percent from 1914 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 23.70 percent in June of 1920 and a record low of -15.80 percent in June of 1921.

Inflation Rate in the United States is expected to be 1.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in the United States to stand at 1.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.90 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-10 12:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY Apr 2% 1.9% 2.1% 1.9%
2019-06-12 12:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY May 1.8% 2% 1.9% 1.9%
2019-07-11 12:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY Jun 1.6% 1.8% 1.6% 1.7%
2019-08-13 12:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY Jul 1.8% 1.6% 1.7% 1.7%
2019-09-12 12:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY Aug 1.8% 1.9%
2019-10-10 12:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY Sep 1.7%
2019-11-13 01:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY Oct 1.7%


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.80 1.60 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.10 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 256.16 255.31 256.16 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 263.57 262.80 263.57 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.20 2.10 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 112.16 111.47 112.16 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 118.50 118.30 118.50 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.70 1.70 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 126.20 125.90 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 125.80 125.60 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.80 1.90 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 267.10 266.46 267.10 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 213.41 213.07 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 111.64 111.37 111.64 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 117.80 117.90 117.90 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 109.65 109.51 109.65 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.59 2.67 3.40 2.42 percent [+]


United States Inflation Rate

In the United States, unadjusted Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers is based on the prices of a market basket of: food (14 percent of total weight), energy (9.3 percent), commodities less food and energy commodities (19.4 percent) and services less energy services (57.3 percent). The last category is divided by: shelter (32.1 percent), medical care services (5.8 percent) and transportation services (5.5 percent). This page provides - United States Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.80 1.60 23.70 -15.80 1914 - 2019 percent Monthly
1982-1984=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 54.40 Jul/19
Aruba 4.80 Jun/19
Bahamas 3.60 Feb/19
Barbados 1.10 Feb/19
Belize -0.30 Jun/19
Bermuda 1.00 Apr/19
Bolivia 1.92 Jul/19
Brazil 3.22 Jul/19
Canada 2.00 Jul/19
Cayman Islands 1.70 Dec/18
Chile 2.20 Jul/19
Colombia 3.79 Jul/19
Costa Rica 2.89 Jul/19
Cuba 5.90 Dec/18
Dominican Republic 1.40 Jul/19
Ecuador 0.71 Jul/19
El Salvador 0.13 Jul/19
Guatemala 4.37 Jul/19
Guyana 2.40 Jun/19
Haiti 18.60 Jun/19
Honduras 4.69 Jul/19
Jamaica 4.30 Jul/19
Mexico 3.78 Jul/19
Nicaragua 6.09 Jul/19
Panama -0.30 Jul/19
Paraguay 3.10 Jul/19
Peru 2.11 Jul/19
Puerto Rico 0.70 Jun/19
Suriname 4.60 Apr/19
Trinidad and Tobago 1.10 Jun/19
United States 1.80 Jul/19
Uruguay 7.54 Jul/19
Venezuela 282972.80 Apr/19


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