Consumer prices in the United States edged up 0.1 percent month-over-month in September of 2018, below 0.2 percent in August and forecasts of 0.2 percent. The shelter index continued to rise and accounted for over half of the seasonally adjusted monthly increase. The energy index declined 0.5 percent in September after rising in August. The food index was unchanged, as an increase in the index for food away from home offset a decline in the food at home index. Excluding food and energy, core consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent, the same as in August but below forecasts of 0.2 percent. The shelter index increased 0.2 percent, and the indexes for apparel, motor vehicle insurance, recreation, and airline fares also rose. The medical care index increased as well, though its components were mixed. On the other hand, the index for used cars and trucks fell sharply, and the new vehicles index also declined. Inflation Rate Mom in the United States averaged 0.29 percent from 1950 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1.80 percent in February of 1951 and a record low of -1.80 percent in November of 2008.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-10 12:30 PM Inflation Rate MoM 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
2018-09-13 12:30 PM Inflation Rate MoM 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 0.10%
2018-10-11 12:30 PM Inflation Rate MoM 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
2018-11-14 01:30 PM Inflation Rate MoM 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
2018-12-12 01:30 PM Inflation Rate MoM 0.3%


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.30 2.70 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.20 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 251.99 251.85 251.99 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 258.44 258.14 258.44 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.20 2.20 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 110.65 110.27 110.65 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 117.20 116.50 117.20 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.90 2.60 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 127.20 127.20 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 128.20 127.60 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.40 1.40 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 259.94 259.88 259.94 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 212.41 213.48 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 110.37 110.21 110.37 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 116.10 115.50 116.10 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 108.60 108.47 108.60 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.00 3.00 3.40 2.42 percent [+]


United States Inflation Rate MoM

Inflation Rate MoM measures month over month change in the price of goods and services. This page provides - United States Inflation Rate MoM - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Inflation Rate MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.10 0.20 1.80 -1.80 1950 - 2018 percent Monthly
1982-1984=100, SA




Country Last
Argentina 6.50 Sep/18
Turkey 2.67 Oct/18
Mexico 0.52 Oct/18
Euro Area 0.50 Sep/18
South Africa 0.50 Sep/18
Brazil 0.45 Oct/18
Australia 0.40 Sep/18
Netherlands 0.40 Oct/18
Russia 0.40 Oct/18
India 0.29 Oct/18
Indonesia 0.28 Oct/18
China 0.20 Oct/18
Germany 0.20 Oct/18
Spain 0.20 Oct/18
Switzerland 0.20 Oct/18
France 0.10 Oct/18
United Kingdom 0.10 Sep/18
United States 0.10 Sep/18
Italy 0.00 Oct/18
Japan 0.00 Sep/18
Singapore 0.00 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia -0.20 Sep/18
South Korea -0.20 Oct/18
Canada -0.40 Sep/18


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