The core inflation rate in the US, which excludes volatile items such as food and energy, edged down to 2.0 percent in May 2019 from 2.1 percent in April, below market consensus of 2.1 percent. Core Inflation Rate in the United States averaged 3.62 percent from 1957 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 13.60 percent in June of 1980 and a record low of 0 percent in May of 1957.

Core Inflation Rate in the United States is expected to be 2.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Core Inflation Rate in the United States to stand at 2.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Core Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-12 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 2.2% 2.2% 2.2%
2019-04-10 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY 2% 2.1% 2.1% 2.2%
2019-05-10 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 2% 2.1% 2%
2019-06-12 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY 2% 2.1% 2.1% 2.1%
2019-07-11 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY 2% 2%
2019-08-13 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY 2%
2019-09-12 12:30 PM Core Inflation Rate YoY 2%


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.80 2.00 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.30 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 255.16 254.96 255.16 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 262.03 261.74 262.03 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.00 2.10 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 111.33 111.19 111.33 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 118.20 118.10 118.20 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.80 2.20 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 126.90 127.20 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 126.30 126.70 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.00 1.80 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 265.14 264.45 265.14 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 215.39 214.14 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 111.34 111.06 111.34 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 117.50 117.30 117.50 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 109.50 109.16 109.50 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.45 2.60 3.40 2.42 percent [+]


United States Core Inflation Rate

In the United States, the core inflation rate tracks changes in prices that consumers pay for a basket of goods which excludes volatile food and fuel costs. This page provides - United States Core Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Core Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.00 2.10 13.60 0.00 1957 - 2019 percent Monthly
1982-1984=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 58.80 May/19
Turkey 15.87 May/19
Russia 4.70 May/19
South Africa 4.10 Apr/19
Brazil 3.94 May/19
Mexico 3.77 May/19
Indonesia 3.12 May/19
United States 2.00 May/19
United Kingdom 1.80 Apr/19
Australia 1.60 Mar/19
China 1.60 May/19
Netherlands 1.60 May/19
Canada 1.50 Apr/19
Germany 1.40 May/19
Singapore 1.30 Apr/19
Japan 0.90 Apr/19
Euro Area 0.80 May/19
Spain 0.70 May/19
South Korea 0.60 May/19
Switzerland 0.60 May/19
France 0.50 May/19
Italy 0.40 May/19


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