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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 Jun 2019 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate: 3.7% in Jun 2019 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment: +224,000(p) in Jun 2019 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings: +$0.06(p) in Jun 2019 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand: +0.1%(p) in Jun 2019 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI): +0.7% in 1st Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

Productivity: +3.4%(r) in 1st Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index: -0.9% in Jun 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index: -0.7% in Jun 2019 News Release Historical Data

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Next Release

July 2019 CPI data are scheduled to be released on August 13, 2019, at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time. read more »

News Releases

CPI for all items rises 0.1% in June as shelter index rises, gasoline index falls

07/11/2019

In June, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.1 percent, seasonally adjusted; rising 1.6 percent over the year, not seasonally adjusted. The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.3 percent in June (SA); up 2.1 percent over the year (NSA).
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The Economics Daily

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Consumer prices up 1.6 percent over 12 months ending June 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 1.6 percent for the 12 months ending June 2019, a smaller increase than the 1.8-percent rise for the period ending May. read more »

Beyond the Numbers

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Improving the CPI physicians’ services index

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Consumer Price Index (CPI) for physicians services measures the change in prices for healthcare services provided by physicians in private practice. read more »