Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States increased to 258.50 points in December from 257.94 points in November of 2019.

Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States averaged 113.82 points from 1950 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 258.50 points in December of 2019 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.

Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States is expected to be 259.23 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 263.67 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Consumer Price Index (CPI) is projected to trend around 273.79 points in 2020, according to our econometric models.


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United States Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
258.50 257.94 258.50 23.51 1950 - 2019 points Monthly
1982-1984=100, SA

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.

United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.30 2.10 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.30 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 258.50 257.94 258.50 23.51 points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 265.92 265.62 265.92 28.50 points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.30 2.30 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 112.66 112.19 112.66 12.85 points [+]
Producer Prices 118.80 118.70 118.80 100.20 points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.30 1.10 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 125.20 125.40 135.30 82.40 points [+]
Import Prices 125.00 124.60 147.50 75.00 points [+]
Food Inflation 1.80 2.00 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 268.24 267.93 268.24 30.50 points [+]
CPI Transportation 208.48 209.76 223.54 22.30 points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 112.40 112.24 112.40 16.73 points [+]
Core Producer Prices 118.10 118.00 118.20 99.90 points [+]
Pce Price Index 110.37 110.20 110.37 16.07 points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.53 2.35 3.40 2.33 percent [+]