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Handbook of Methods Producer Price Indexes Overview

Producer Price Indexes: Overview

The Producer Price Index (PPI) program measures the average change over time in the selling prices received by domestic producers for their output.

Quick Facts: Producer Price Indexes
Subject areas Prices
Key measures
  • Producer Price Index (PPI)
How the data are obtained Survey of businesses
Classification Commodity, Industry
Periodicity of data availability Monthly
Geographic detail National
Scope Government, Private sector
Key products
Program webpage
Last Modified Date: September 30, 2015