Consumer expectations of the US inflation rate over the next year fell to 2.6 percent in April 2019 from 2.82 percent in the March survey. The nearly quarter point drop was the third-largest since the survey was launched in mid-2013. The outlook for inflation over the next three years also declined, to 2.69 percent from 2.86 percent. Inflation Expectations in the United States averaged 2.86 percent from 2013 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3.40 percent in August of 2013 and a record low of 2.42 percent in January of 2016.

Inflation Expectations in the United States is expected to be 2.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Expectations in the United States to stand at 2.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Consumer Inflation Expectations is projected to trend around 2.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-11 04:00 PM Consumer Inflation Expectations 2.97% 3% 3%
2019-03-11 03:00 PM Consumer Inflation Expectations 2.79% 2.97%
2019-04-08 03:00 PM Consumer Inflation Expectations 2.82% 2.79% 2.8%
2019-05-13 03:00 PM Consumer Inflation Expectations 2.60% 2.82% 2.8%
2019-06-10 03:00 PM Consumer Inflation Expectations 2.60% 2.7%
2019-07-08 03:00 PM Consumer Inflation Expectations 2.8%
2019-08-12 03:00 PM Consumer Inflation Expectations


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 Consumer Inflation Expectations

In the US, inflation expectations refer to median one year ahead expected inflation rate. The expectations are based on the nationally representative, internet-based survey of a rotating panel of approximately 1,200 heads of households. This page provides - United States Consumer Inflation Expectations- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Consumer Inflation Expectations - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.60 2.82 3.40 2.42 2013 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 40.00 Apr/19
Australia 3.30 May/19
India 8.10 Mar/19
Mexico 3.98 Apr/19
South Africa 5.17 Mar/19
South Korea 2.10 Apr/19
Switzerland 0.78 Dec/18
United Kingdom 2.70 Apr/19
United States 2.60 Apr/19


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