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May 2007, Vol. 130, No. 5
Consumer prices rose less in 2006 than in 2005
Economist, Division of Consumer Prices and Price Indexes, Office of Prices and Living Conditions, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Lower natural-gas prices and a smaller increase in gasoline prices contributed to a lower rise in the all-items index.
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Consumer Price Index
rose 3.4 percent in 2005, about the same as last year.—May
Consumer price index, 2004.—Apr. 2005.
Consumer prices during 2003—Apr. 2004.
Consumer prices up slightly more in 2002, led by energy and hospital services—Mar. 2003.
Consumer prices for energy and food accelerated in 1996.—Apr. 1997.
Consumer prices in 1995.—June 1996.
Consumer prices in 1994.—June 1995.
Consumer price slows in first half of 1991.—Oct. 1991.
Consumer prices rise sharply in 1990.—May 1991.
Consumer prices in the 1980's.—Aug. 1990.
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