The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a market basket of consumer goods and services. Indexes are available for the U.S. and various geographic areas. Average price data for select utility, automotive fuel, and food items are also available.
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Consumer Price Index (CPI): +0.1% in May 2019
Unemployment Rate: 3.6% in May 2019
Payroll Employment: +75,000(p) in May 2019
Average Hourly Earnings: +$0.06(p) in May 2019
Producer Price Index - Final Demand: +0.1%(p) in May 2019
Employment Cost Index (ECI): +0.7% in 1st Qtr of 2019
Productivity: +3.4%(r) in 1st Qtr of 2019
U.S. Import Price Index: -0.3% in May 2019
U.S. Export Price Index: -0.2% in May 2019read more »
Next ReleaseJune 2019 CPI data are scheduled to be released on July 11, 2019, at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time. read more »
In May, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.1 percent,
seasonally adjusted; rising 1.8 percent over the year, not seasonally adjusted.
The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.1 percent in May (SA); up
2.0 percent over the year (NSA).
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From May 2018 to May 2019, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 1.8 percent. Over that period, consumer prices for all items less food and energy rose 2.0 percent. Since June 2011, the over-the year percentage increase in prices for all items less food and energy ranged from 1.6 percent to 2.4 percent. read more »