United States Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index  1959-2018

The personal consumption expenditure (PCE) price index in the United States increased 0.1 percent month-over-month in August of 2018, the same as in each of the previous two months and slightly below market expectations of a 0.2 percent rise. Prices of goods went down 0.1 percent after being flat in July: cost of durable goods declined (-0.3 percent compared to +0.4 percent) while prices of nondurables edged up 0.1 percent after a 0.2 percent fall. Cost of services rose 0.2 percent, the same as in both July and June. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices were unchanged, following a 0.2 percent rise in July and below expectations of a 0.1 percent gain. Year-on-year, the PCE price index advanced 2.2 percent, after a 2.3 percent gain in the prior month, and the core index rose 2.0 percent, the same as in July. Pce Price Index in the United States averaged 57.64 Index Points from 1959 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 108.47 Index Points in August of 2018 and a record low of 16.07 Index Points in January of 1959.

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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 110.27 109.37 110.27 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 116.50 116.30 116.50 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.60 2.80 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 110.20 110.16 110.20 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 115.50 115.30 115.50 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 108.47 108.35 108.47 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.00 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 October of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
108.47 108.35 108.47 16.07 1959 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2012=100; SA




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