US core consumer prices, which exclude volatile items such as food and energy, edged up 0.1 percent in April 2019, the same pace as in the previous month and slightly below market consensus of 0.2 percent. The indexes for shelter, medical care, education, and new vehicles all rose in April. The indexes for used cars and trucks, apparel, and household furnishings and operations were among those that declined over the month. Core Consumer Prices in the United States averaged 125.65 Index Points from 1957 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 261.74 Index Points in April of 2019 and a record low of 28.50 Index Points in January of 1957.

Core Consumer Prices in the United States is expected to be 262.73 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 266.86 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Core Consumer Prices is projected to trend around 276.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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% 0.2% 0.2%
2019-03-12 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate MoM 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
2019-04-10 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate MoM 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.00 1.90 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.40 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 254.96 254.15 254.96 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 261.74 261.37 261.74 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.10 2.00 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 111.37 111.19 111.37 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 118.10 117.90 118.10 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.20 2.20 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 127.30 127.00 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 126.90 126.60 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.80 2.10 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 264.45 263.89 264.45 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 214.14 208.84 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 111.13 111.08 111.13 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 117.30 117.20 117.30 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 109.22 109.00 109.22 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.60 2.82 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 May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
261.74 261.37 261.74 28.50 1957 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
1982-1984=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 207.72 Apr/19
Australia 115.33 Mar/19
Canada 133.30 Apr/19
China 101.70 Apr/19
Euro Area 104.37 Apr/19
France 102.53 Apr/19
Germany 105.20 Apr/19
Indonesia 127.65 Apr/19
Italy 102.50 Apr/19
Japan 101.50 Mar/19
Mexico 103.04 Apr/19
Netherlands 104.92 Apr/19
Russia 100.30 Apr/19
Singapore 104.30 Mar/19
South Africa 111.00 Mar/19
South Korea 105.47 Apr/19
Spain 103.15 Apr/19
Switzerland 101.53 Apr/19
Turkey 344.80 Apr/19
United Kingdom 107.10 Mar/19
United States 261.74 Apr/19


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