United States Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index  1959-2018

The personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index in the United States increased 0.2 percent month-over-month in February 2018, easing from a 0.4 percent gain in January. Cost of goods fell 0.1 percent, after a 0.7 percent jump in the previous month, as prices of durable goods dropped 0.3 percent (vs 0.1 percent in January) while those for non-durable goods were unchanged (vs 1 percent in January). Meanwhile, services price inflation picked up to 0.3 percent from 0.2 percent in the previous month. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices went up 0.2 percent, compared with 0.3 percent in January. On the year, the PCE price index went up 1.8 percent and the core index rose 1.6 percent. The so-called core PCE price index is the Fed's preferred inflation gauge, targeted at 2 percent. Pce Price Index in the United States averaged 60.84 Index Points from 1959 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 114.30 Index Points in February of 2018 and a record low of 17.12 Index Points in January of 1959.

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United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.40 2.20 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.20 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 249.46 249.62 249.62 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 256.20 255.75 256.20 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.10 1.80 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 114.28 113.61 114.28 13.49 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 115.40 115.10 115.40 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.00 2.80 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 126.30 125.90 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 126.90 126.90 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.30 1.40 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 256.39 255.71 256.39 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 207.85 207.36 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 114.51 114.25 114.51 17.60 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 114.40 114.10 114.40 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 114.30 114.08 114.30 17.12 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.75 2.83 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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
114.30 114.08 114.30 17.12 1959 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2009=100; SA




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