The consumer price index in the US increased 8.6 percent over the last 12 months to 292.296 points, the highest on record. For the month, the index increased 1.1 percent prior to seasonal adjustment. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States averaged 118.98 points from 1950 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 292.30 points in May of 2022 and a record low of 23.50 points in February of 1950. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Consumer Price Index (CPI) - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Consumer Price Index (CPI) - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States is expected to be 294.52 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Consumer Price Index (CPI) is projected to trend around 302.00 points in 2023 and 307.74 points in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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United States Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2013-09-17 01:30 PM Consumer Price Index Aug 2013 233.52 233.32 234.05 233.55
2013-10-30 12:30 PM Consumer Price Index Sep 2013 233.95 233.52 233.55
2022-07-13 12:30 PM CPI Jun 292.3 294.5

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 8.60 8.30 percent May 2022
Inflation Rate Mom 1.00 0.30 percent May 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 292.30 289.11 points May 2022
Core Inflation Rate 6.00 6.20 percent May 2022
Core Consumer Prices 292.29 290.46 points May 2022
Producer Prices 138.66 137.61 points May 2022
Export Prices 165.30 160.80 points May 2022
Import Prices 148.40 147.50 points May 2022
CPI Transportation 274.28 266.89 points May 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 297.87 295.26 points May 2022
CPI Core Core 5.76 5.83 percent May 2022
Pce Price Index 121.32 121.02 points Apr 2022

United States Consumer Price Index (CPI)
In the United States, the Consumer Price Index or CPI measures changes in the prices paid by consumers for a basket of goods and services.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
292.30 289.11 292.30 23.50 1950 - 2022 points Monthly
1982-1984=100, NSA