US core consumer prices, excluding volatile items such as food and energy, increased 0.2 percent month-over-month in December 2018, the same pace as in November and in line with market expectations. Prices increases were seen in shelter; recreation; medical care; and household furnishings and operations. Meanwhile, the indexes for airline fares; used cars and trucks; and motor vehicle insurance dropped. Core Consumer Prices in the United States averaged 124.92 Index Points from 1957 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 260.03 Index Points in December of 2018 and a record low of 28.50 Index Points in January of 1957.

Core Consumer Prices in the United States is expected to be 261.96 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Core Consumer Prices in the United States to stand at 265.45 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Core Consumer Prices is projected to trend around 277.26 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-11 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate MoM 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
2018-11-14 01:30 PM Core Inflation Rate MoM 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
2018-12-12 01:30 PM Core Inflation Rate MoM 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
2019-01-11 01:30 PM Core Inflation Rate MoM 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
2019-02-13 01:30 PM Core Inflation Rate MoM 0.2%
2019-03-12 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate MoM
2019-04-10 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate MoM


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.90 2.20 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.00 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 252.73 252.88 252.88 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 260.03 259.48 260.03 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.20 2.20 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 110.68 110.27 110.68 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 117.10 117.30 117.30 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.50 2.50 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 126.10 126.90 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 124.70 125.90 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.60 1.40 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 261.36 260.47 261.36 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 204.54 209.92 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 110.67 110.50 110.67 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 116.40 116.50 116.50 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 108.87 108.81 108.87 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.00 2.97 3.40 2.42 percent [+]


United States Core Consumer Prices

This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Core Consumer Prices - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Core Consumer Prices - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
260.03 259.48 260.03 28.50 1957 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
1982-1984=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 178.93 Dec/18
Australia 114.60 Sep/18
Canada 132.60 Dec/18
China 101.80 Dec/18
Euro Area 103.69 Dec/18
France 101.92 Dec/18
Germany 111.90 Dec/18
Indonesia 126.52 Dec/18
Italy 101.60 Dec/18
Japan 101.40 Dec/18
Mexico 101.58 Dec/18
Netherlands 103.64 Dec/18
Russia 100.50 Dec/18
Singapore 105.00 Nov/18
South Africa 108.50 Nov/18
South Korea 104.73 Dec/18
Spain 102.93 Dec/18
Switzerland 100.69 Dec/18
Turkey 339.34 Dec/18
United Kingdom 107.20 Dec/18
United States 260.03 Dec/18


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