The personal consumption expenditure (PCE) price index in the United States increased 0.1 percent month-over-month in December of 2018, following a downwardly revised flat reading in November while markets were expecting no growth. Prices for services increased 0.3 percent, slightly faster than a 0.2 percent rise in November. Cost of goods fell 0.5 percent, following a 0.4 percent drop in November, mainly due to a 0.7 percent decline in cost of nondurable goods (-0.6 percent in November) while prices of durable goods were flat for the third month. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices were up 0.2 percent, the same as in the previous month and in line with market expectations. Year-on-year, the PCE price index advanced 1.7 percent, below 1.8 percent in November and the core index rose 1.9 percent, the same as in November. Pce Price Index in the United States averaged 57.92 Index Points from 1959 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 108.93 Index Points in December of 2018 and a record low of 16.07 Index Points in January of 1959.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-29 01:30 PM PCE Price Index MoM 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
2018-11-29 01:30 PM PCE Price Index YoY 2% 2% 2%
2018-12-21 03:00 PM PCE Price Index YoY 1.8% 2% 1.7%
2018-12-21 03:00 PM PCE Price Index MoM 0.1% 0.2% 0%
2019-03-29 12:30 PM PCE Price Index YoY 1.7%
2019-03-29 12:30 PM PCE Price Index MoM 0.1%
2019-04-29 12:30 PM PCE Price Index YoY


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.50 1.60 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.00 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 252.78 252.67 252.79 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 261.11 260.70 261.11 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.10 2.20 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 111.22 110.68 111.22 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 117.20 117.10 117.50 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.90 2.00 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 126.20 125.40 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 125.20 124.50 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.00 1.60 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 263.06 262.28 263.06 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 204.24 202.57 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 110.92 110.72 110.92 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 116.90 116.80 116.90 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 108.93 108.87 108.93 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.79 2.97 3.40 2.42 percent [+]


United States Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index

In the United States, the Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index provides a measure of the prices paid for domestic purchases of goods and services. While the Consumer Price Index assumes a fixed basket of goods and uses expenditure weights that do not change over time for several years, the Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index uses a chain index and resorts on expenditure data from the current period and the preceding period (known as Fisher Price Index). This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
108.93 108.87 108.93 16.07 1959 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2012=100; SA




Country Last Previous
United States 108.93 Dec/18


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