August 19, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Consumer prices increase from July 2010 to July 2011

12-month percent change in CPI for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), not seasonally adjusted, July 2010–July 2011
Month All items All items less food and energy

Jul 2010

1.2 0.9

Aug 2010

1.1 0.9

Sep 2010

1.1 0.8

Oct 2010

1.2 0.6

Nov 2010

1.1 0.8

Dec 2010

1.5 0.8

Jan 2011

1.6 1.0

Feb 2011

2.1 1.1

Mar 2011

2.7 1.2

Apr 2011

3.2 1.3

May 2011

3.6 1.5

Jun 2011

3.6 1.6

Jul 2011

3.6 1.8

These data are featured in the TED article, Consumer prices increase from July 2010 to July 2011.