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Consumer Price Index rose 5.3 percent over the year ending August 2021 


September 17, 2021
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 5.3 percent for the 12 months ending August 2021, a smaller increase than the 5.4-percent rise for the period ending July. The index for all items less food and energy rose 4.0 percent over the last 12 months, also a smaller increase than the period ending July. The energy index rose 25.0 percent over the last 12 months, and the food index increased 3.7 percent; both were larger than the increases for the 12-month period ending July. Full Text »
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