The personal consumption expenditure (PCE) price index in the United States increased 0.2 percent month-over-month in October of 2018, following a 0.1 percent rise in each of the previous four months and matching market expectations. Cost of goods rose by 0.2 percent, compared with a 0.1 percent drop in September, as durable goods edged up 0.1 percent (vs -0.4 percent in September) and nondurables increased 0.3 percent from 0.1 percent in September. Meanwhile, prices of services went up 0.2 percent, the same pace as in the previous four months. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices were up 0.1 percent, after a 0.2 percent gain in September and slightly below market expectations of 0.2 percent. Year-on-year, the PCE price index advanced 2 percent, the same as in the prior month, and the core index rose 1.8 percent, below a 1.9 percent gain in September. Pce Price Index in the United States averaged 57.78 Index Points from 1959 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 108.77 Index Points in October 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
2019-01-31 01:30 PM PCE Price Index YoY
2019-01-31 01:30 PM PCE Price Index MoM
2019-03-01 01:30 PM PCE Price Index YoY


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.20 2.50 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 0.30 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 252.88 252.83 252.88 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 259.48 258.94 259.48 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.20 2.10 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 110.65 110.27 110.65 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 117.30 117.20 117.30 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.50 2.90 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 126.80 127.90 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 126.20 128.20 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.40 1.20 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 260.47 260.27 260.47 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 209.92 213.48 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 110.46 110.34 110.46 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 116.50 116.10 116.50 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 108.77 108.58 108.77 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.97 3.00 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
108.77 108.58 108.77 16.07 1959 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2012=100; SA




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United States 108.77 Oct/18


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