CPI rose 1.0 percent over the year ending June 2016

July 19, 2016

For the 12 months ending June 2016, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 1.0 percent, lower than the average 12-month percent change over the past decade of 1.7 percent. The index for all items less food and energy rose 2.3 percent from June 2015 to June 2016, exceeding its 10-year average of 1.9 percent.

12-month percentage change in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, all items and selected indexes, June 2006–June 2016
Month All items All items
less food
and energy
Food Energy

Jun 2006

4.3% 2.6% 2.2% 23.3%

Jul 2006

4.1 2.7 2.2 20.5

Aug 2006

3.8 2.8 2.4 15.1

Sep 2006

2.1 2.9 2.5 -4.3

Oct 2006

1.3 2.7 2.6 -11.3

Nov 2006

2.0 2.6 2.3 -3.8

Dec 2006

2.5 2.6 2.1 2.9

Jan 2007

2.1 2.7 2.4 -3.1

Feb 2007

2.4 2.7 3.1 -1.0

Mar 2007

2.8 2.5 3.3 4.4

Apr 2007

2.6 2.3 3.7 2.9

May 2007

2.7 2.2 3.9 4.7

Jun 2007

2.7 2.2 4.1 4.6

Jul 2007

2.4 2.2 4.2 1.0

Aug 2007

2.0 2.1 4.3 -2.5

Sep 2007

2.8 2.1 4.5 5.3

Oct 2007

3.5 2.2 4.4 14.5

Nov 2007

4.3 2.3 4.8 21.4

Dec 2007

4.1 2.4 4.9 17.4

Jan 2008

4.3 2.5 4.9 19.6

Feb 2008

4.0 2.3 4.6 18.9

Mar 2008

4.0 2.4 4.5 17.0

Apr 2008

3.9 2.3 5.1 15.9

May 2008

4.2 2.3 5.1 17.4

Jun 2008

5.0 2.4 5.3 24.7

Jul 2008

5.6 2.5 6.0 29.3

Aug 2008

5.4 2.5 6.1 27.2

Sep 2008

4.9 2.5 6.2 23.1

Oct 2008

3.7 2.2 6.3 11.5

Nov 2008

1.1 2.0 6.0 -13.3

Dec 2008

0.1 1.8 5.9 -21.3

Jan 2009

0.0 1.7 5.3 -20.4

Feb 2009

0.2 1.8 4.8 -18.5

Mar 2009

-0.4 1.8 4.4 -23.0

Apr 2009

-0.7 1.9 3.3 -25.2

May 2009

-1.3 1.8 2.7 -27.3

Jun 2009

-1.4 1.7 2.1 -25.5

Jul 2009

-2.1 1.5 0.9 -28.1

Aug 2009

-1.5 1.4 0.4 -23.0

Sep 2009

-1.3 1.5 -0.2 -21.6

Oct 2009

-0.2 1.7 -0.6 -14.0

Nov 2009

1.8 1.7 -0.7 7.4

Dec 2009

2.7 1.8 -0.5 18.2

Jan 2010

2.6 1.6 -0.4 19.1

Feb 2010

2.1 1.3 -0.2 14.4

Mar 2010

2.3 1.1 0.2 18.3

Apr 2010

2.2 0.9 0.5 18.5

May 2010

2.0 0.9 0.7 14.7

Jun 2010

1.1 0.9 0.7 3.0

Jul 2010

1.2 0.9 0.9 5.2

Aug 2010

1.1 0.9 1.0 3.8

Sep 2010

1.1 0.8 1.4 3.8

Oct 2010

1.2 0.6 1.4 5.9

Nov 2010

1.1 0.8 1.5 3.9

Dec 2010

1.5 0.8 1.5 7.7

Jan 2011

1.6 1.0 1.8 7.3

Feb 2011

2.1 1.1 2.3 11.0

Mar 2011

2.7 1.2 2.9 15.5

Apr 2011

3.2 1.3 3.2 19.0

May 2011

3.6 1.5 3.5 21.5

Jun 2011

3.6 1.6 3.7 20.1

Jul 2011

3.6 1.8 4.2 19.0

Aug 2011

3.8 2.0 4.6 18.4

Sep 2011

3.9 2.0 4.7 19.3

Oct 2011

3.5 2.1 4.7 14.2

Nov 2011

3.4 2.2 4.6 12.4

Dec 2011

3.0 2.2 4.7 6.6

Jan 2012

2.9 2.3 4.4 6.1

Feb 2012

2.9 2.2 3.9 7.0

Mar 2012

2.7 2.3 3.3 4.6

Apr 2012

2.3 2.3 3.1 0.9

May 2012

1.7 2.3 2.8 -3.9

Jun 2012

1.7 2.2 2.7 -3.9

Jul 2012

1.4 2.1 2.3 -5.0

Aug 2012

1.7 1.9 2.0 -0.6

Sep 2012

2.0 2.0 1.6 2.3

Oct 2012

2.2 2.0 1.7 4.0

Nov 2012

1.8 1.9 1.8 0.3

Dec 2012

1.7 1.9 1.8 0.5

Jan 2013

1.6 1.9 1.6 -1.0

Feb 2013

2.0 2.0 1.6 2.3

Mar 2013

1.5 1.9 1.5 -1.6

Apr 2013

1.1 1.7 1.5 -4.3

May 2013

1.4 1.7 1.4 -1.0

Jun 2013

1.8 1.6 1.4 3.2

Jul 2013

2.0 1.7 1.4 4.7

Aug 2013

1.5 1.8 1.4 -0.1

Sep 2013

1.2 1.7 1.4 -3.1

Oct 2013

1.0 1.7 1.3 -4.8

Nov 2013

1.2 1.7 1.2 -2.4

Dec 2013

1.5 1.7 1.1 0.5

Jan 2014

1.6 1.6 1.1 2.1

Feb 2014

1.1 1.6 1.4 -2.5

Mar 2014

1.5 1.7 1.7 0.4

Apr 2014

2.0 1.8 1.9 3.3

May 2014

2.1 2.0 2.5 3.3

Jun 2014

2.1 1.9 2.3 3.2

Jul 2014

2.0 1.9 2.5 2.6

Aug 2014

1.7 1.7 2.7 0.4

Sep 2014

1.7 1.7 3.0 -0.6

Oct 2014

1.7 1.8 3.1 -1.6

Nov 2014

1.3 1.7 3.2 -4.8

Dec 2014

0.8 1.6 3.4 -10.6

Jan 2015

-0.1 1.6 3.2 -19.6

Feb 2015

0.0 1.7 3.0 -18.8

Mar 2015

-0.1 1.8 2.3 -18.3

Apr 2015

-0.2 1.8 2.0 -19.4

May 2015

0.0 1.7 1.6 -16.3

Jun 2015

0.1 1.8 1.8 -15.0

Jul 2015

0.2 1.8 1.6 -14.8

Aug 2015

0.2 1.8 1.6 -15.0

Sep 2015

0.0 1.9 1.6 -18.4

Oct 2015

0.2 1.9 1.6 -17.1

Nov 2015

0.5 2.0 1.3 -14.7

Dec 2015

0.7 2.1 0.8 -12.6

Jan 2016

1.4 2.2 0.8 -6.5

Feb 2016

1.0 2.3 0.9 -12.5

Mar 2016

0.9 2.2 0.8 -12.6

Apr 2016

1.1 2.1 0.9 -8.9

May 2016

1.0 2.2 0.7 -10.1

Jun 2016

1.0 2.3 0.3 -9.4

Note: Data are not seasonally adjusted.

The food index increased 0.3 percent from June 2015 to June 2016. The food at home index declined 1.3 percent over that period and the food away from home index increased 2.6 percent. Four of the six major grocery store food group indexes decreased over the period. The index for meats, poultry, fish, and eggs declined 5.0 percent over the year, and the dairy and related products index declined 2.2 percent.

The energy index declined 9.4 percent over the 12 months ending June 2016, with all of its major components falling over the period. The fuel oil index dropped 19.6 percent over the year, and the gasoline index declined 15.4 percent. The natural gas index fell 5.0 percent over the same period, and the electricity index fell 1.8 percent.

Much of the 2.3-percent increase in the all items less food and energy index over the past 12 months resulted from a 3.5-percent increase in the shelter index and a 3.6-percent increase in the medical care index. The indexes for airline fares, used cars and trucks, new vehicles, communication, and household furnishings and operations all declined from June 2015 to June 2016.

These data are from the BLS Consumer Price Index program and are not seasonally adjusted. To learn more, see “Consumer Price Index — June 2016” (HTML) (PDF).

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, CPI rose 1.0 percent over the year ending June 2016 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2016/cpi-rose-1-point-0-percent-over-the-year-ending-june-2016.htm (visited September 19, 2018).

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