The personal consumption expenditure (PCE) price index in the United States increased 0.1 percent month-over-month in September of 2018, the same pace as in the previous three months and matching market expectations. Prices of services edged up 0.2 percent, the same pace as in August, July and June. Cost of goods went down 0.1 percent, the same pace as in August: cost of durable goods fell (-0.4 percent compared to -0.3 percent) while prices of nondurables went up 0.1 percent, the same pace as in August. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices were up 0.2 percent, after being flat in August and slightly above market expectations of a 0.1 percent gain. Year-on-year, the PCE price index advanced 2.0 percent, after a 2.2 percent gain in the prior month, and the core index rose 2.0 percent, the same pace as in August. Pce Price Index in the United States averaged 57.71 Index Points from 1959 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 108.60 Index Points in September of 2018 and a record low of 16.07 Index Points in January of 1959.

Pce Price Index in the United States is expected to be 117.00 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Pce Price Index in the United States to stand at 110.21 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index is projected to trend around 121.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.50 2.30 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.10 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 252.83 251.99 252.83 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 258.94 258.44 258.94 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.10 2.20 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 110.65 110.27 110.65 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 117.20 116.50 117.20 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.90 2.60 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 127.80 127.30 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 128.40 127.80 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.20 1.40 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 260.27 259.94 260.27 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 213.48 212.41 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 110.37 110.21 110.37 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 116.10 115.50 116.10 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 108.60 108.47 108.60 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.00 3.00 3.40 2.42 percent [+]


United States Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index

In the United States, the Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index provides a measure of the prices paid for domestic purchases of goods and services. While the Consumer Price Index assumes a fixed basket of goods and uses expenditure weights that do not change over time for several years, the Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index uses a chain index and resorts on expenditure data from the current period and the preceding period (known as Fisher Price Index). This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
108.60 108.47 108.60 16.07 1959 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2012=100; SA




Country Last
United States 108.60 Sep/18


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