September 17, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Consumer prices up in August 2012

12-month percent change in the CPI for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), not seasonally adjusted, August 2011–August 2012
Month All items Energy Food

Aug 2011

3.8 18.4 4.6

Sep 2011

3.9 19.3 4.7

Oct 2011

3.5 14.2 4.7

Nov 2011

3.4 12.4 4.6

Dec 2011

3.0 6.6 4.7

Jan 2012

2.9 6.1 4.4

Feb 2012

2.9 7.0 3.9

Mar 2012

2.7 4.6 3.3

Apr 2012

2.3 0.9 3.1

May 2012

1.7 -3.9 2.8

Jun 2012

1.7 -3.9 2.7

Jul 2012

1.4 -5.0 2.3

Aug 2012

1.7 -0.6 2.0

These data are featured in the TED article, Consumer prices up in August 2012.

 

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