The core personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index in the United States, which excludes prices of food and energy, increased 0.1 percent month-over-month in August of 2019, after a 0.2 percent rise in July and against market expectations of a 0.2 percent gain. Core PCE inflation is the Fed's preferred measure of inflation and the central bank targets it at 2 percent. Year-on-year, the core index went up 1.8 percent, following an upwardly revised 1.7 percent rise in the previous month and in line with market expectations. Core Pce Price Index in the United States averaged 59.78 Index Points from 1959 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 112.04 Index Points in August of 2019 and a record low of 16.73 Index Points in January of 1959.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-08-30 12:30 PM Core PCE Price Index YoY Jul 1.6% 1.6% 1.6% 1.6%
2019-08-30 12:30 PM Core PCE Price Index MoM Jul 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
2019-09-27 12:30 PM Core PCE Price Index YoY Aug 1.8% 1.7% 1.8% 1.8%
2019-09-27 12:30 PM Core PCE Price Index MoM Aug 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.70 1.70 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 0.10 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 256.36 256.30 256.36 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 264.60 264.25 264.60 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.40 2.40 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 112.19 111.47 112.19 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 118.20 118.60 118.60 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.40 1.80 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 125.20 125.50 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 125.60 125.30 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.80 1.70 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 267.82 267.26 267.82 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 209.35 211.08 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 112.04 111.88 112.04 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 117.90 118.20 118.20 99.90 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.48 2.41 3.40 2.41 percent [+]
Pce Price Index 109.95 109.91 109.95 16.07 Index Points [+]


United States Core Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index

In the United States, the Core Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index provides a measure of the prices paid by people for domestic purchases of goods and services, excluding the prices of food and energy. The core PCE is the Fed's preferred inflation measure. The central bank has a 2 percent target. This page provides - United States Core Pce Price Index - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Core Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
112.04 111.88 112.04 16.73 1959 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
2012=100; SA




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United States 112.04 Aug/19


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