Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States increased to 262.23 points in January from 261.56 points in December of 2020. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States averaged 116.04 points from 1950 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 262.23 points in January of 2021 and a record low of 23.51 points in January 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) - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on February of 2021.

Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States is expected to be 261.60 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States to stand at 266.01 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Consumer Price Index (CPI) is projected to trend around 270.26 points in 2022 and 275.40 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United States Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
262.23 261.56 262.23 23.51 1950 - 2021 points Monthly
1982-1984=100, SA

United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.40 1.40 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.20 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 262.23 261.56 262.23 23.51 points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 270.03 269.94 270.03 28.50 points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.40 1.60 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 114.37 113.84 114.37 12.85 points [+]
Producer Prices 121.30 119.70 121.30 100.20 points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.70 0.80 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 128.70 125.50 135.30 82.40 points [+]
Import Prices 126.30 124.60 147.50 75.00 points [+]
Food Inflation 3.80 3.90 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 274.34 273.68 274.34 30.50 points [+]
CPI Transportation 205.63 203.56 223.54 22.30 points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 114.39 114.04 114.39 16.73 points [+]
Core Producer Prices 121.00 119.60 121.00 99.90 points [+]
Pce Price Index 112.17 111.69 112.17 16.07 points [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.05 3.00 3.40 2.33 percent [+]


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.