Consumer prices for milk down, eggs up, over the year ending July 2018

August 20, 2018

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 2.9 percent over the 12 months ending July 2018. Milk prices were down 2.2 percent from July 2017 to July 2018. Prices for eggs were up 16.7 percent over the year.

12-month percent change in consumer prices for selected items, July 2008–July 2018
Month Eggs Milk Bananas Tomatoes Oranges, including tangerines White bread Uncooked ground beef Fresh whole chicken Electricity Utility (piped) gas service Gasoline, unleaded regular

Jul 2008

16.3% 4.8% 20.0% 18.7% -8.0% 16.8% 4.7% 3.9% 7.9% 32.7% 38.3%

Aug 2008

6.9 2.2 22.3 16.0 -2.9 15.2 7.9 5.0 9.1 29.3 36.0

Sep 2008

3.7 -0.3 21.1 7.9 -1.4 15.5 8.4 4.9 7.7 19.0 31.8

Oct 2008

2.5 -2.2 19.2 -0.1 -3.5 12.6 10.4 6.4 8.1 13.9 12.1

Nov 2008

-0.3 -2.1 19.3 -2.0 0.0 14.2 9.8 8.1 8.1 7.5 -30.1

Dec 2008

-9.1 -3.3 15.8 -10.8 3.9 12.0 11.1 7.9 8.6 5.5 -44.0

Jan 2009

-9.5 -4.5 19.5 -16.3 0.2 10.3 8.9 5.7 8.7 3.2 -41.1

Feb 2009

-13.0 -10.0 17.4 -9.9 1.1 8.4 9.3 7.3 9.2 -3.3 -36.2

Mar 2009

-17.7 -12.1 6.1 -14.3 -1.8 5.7 7.1 8.9 8.2 -11.4 -39.9

Apr 2009

-14.6 -13.6 -0.6 -7.2 -1.1 3.6 6.8 6.5 6.3 -21.0 -40.0

May 2009

-17.8 -13.6 -1.1 -7.1 -1.0 1.6 5.3 6.8 4.8 -29.4 -40.0

Jun 2009

-18.5 -14.5 -2.0 -12.2 -2.3 1.0 2.0 4.2 2.8 -32.2 -35.1

Jul 2009

-21.3 -18.4 -2.0 -8.9 1.4 -0.4 -0.8 1.6 0.1 -36.2 -37.7

Aug 2009

-13.1 -17.7 -4.0 -11.5 -3.0 -1.3 -1.9 -0.7 -1.2 -32.7 -30.4

Sep 2009

-17.9 -16.0 -4.3 -8.3 -6.4 -2.9 -3.7 -3.1 -0.1 -28.0 -30.0

Oct 2009

-15.6 -13.2 -4.5 -4.0 -2.2 -2.7 -6.1 -3.5 -0.6 -24.0 -18.3

Nov 2009

-10.5 -13.4 -11.2 -5.2 5.8 -3.8 -5.9 -4.5 0.1 -18.6 24.3

Dec 2009

-6.6 -10.6 -8.4 3.2 4.3 -3.4 -6.1 -4.4 -0.5 -18.1 55.2

Jan 2010

-7.3 -6.9 -8.2 5.1 2.9 -4.0 -5.4 -1.8 -1.9 -12.2 52.6

Feb 2010

-1.6 -1.3 -8.7 11.1 1.5 -4.1 -4.7 -2.6 -2.7 -8.4 37.6

Mar 2010

2.4 2.9 -9.2 28.2 1.3 -4.6 -3.0 -3.1 -0.5 -5.5 42.3

Apr 2010

-1.4 2.1 -8.4 24.4 2.2 -4.1 -0.4 -2.6 0.6 -2.9 39.1

May 2010

-0.2 3.5 -8.3 13.6 1.3 -3.0 1.2 -4.2 0.7 2.3 27.6

Jun 2010

1.4 6.0 -7.2 -3.1 3.2 -2.1 4.5 -4.7 0.4 1.9 3.8

Jul 2010

2.7 7.3 -5.6 -2.7 -3.4 -3.7 8.2 1.1 1.3 3.1 7.4

Aug 2010

0.7 7.9 -6.3 2.2 -3.8 -1.9 5.7 -2.2 1.6 3.8 4.3

Sep 2010

11.3 6.5 -5.4 7.6 -1.5 1.4 5.1 2.4 1.1 3.0 5.1

Oct 2010

0.7 5.8 -4.0 6.6 -2.2 -0.1 7.9 5.0 0.6 1.9 9.7

Nov 2010

4.7 5.8 2.9 -3.6 1.5 1.7 7.4 3.9 0.3 -4.8 7.4

Dec 2010

6.1 5.1 1.9 -10.5 4.5 0.8 6.2 5.0 0.7 -2.8 14.1

Jan 2011

4.5 2.5 2.5 -6.3 5.1 3.0 9.9 -0.2 1.2 -6.4 13.5

Feb 2011

0.1 3.0 5.1 10.3 3.6 2.6 9.9 3.9 2.2 -5.9 19.5

Mar 2011

1.0 6.8 6.3 10.6 2.7 2.8 13.6 1.2 1.0 -5.5 27.8

Apr 2011

4.8 10.9 6.3 9.7 -0.2 3.9 12.1 1.3 0.6 -1.5 33.6

May 2011

13.4 11.7 7.3 2.4 -0.7 5.4 13.6 6.2 1.8 -1.2 37.5

Jun 2011

11.1 10.2 5.8 10.9 -2.3 5.9 11.0 6.8 1.5 -0.8 36.2

Jul 2011

13.3 10.2 4.1 5.4 0.0 7.6 11.5 5.3 2.0 -2.8 34.1

Aug 2011

14.5 11.4 5.8 5.0 4.9 6.9 10.8 6.1 1.9 -2.0 33.0

Sep 2011

11.1 13.1 6.0 4.6 7.4 4.9 11.5 3.5 2.7 0.2 33.8

Oct 2011

22.8 11.0 6.4 0.8 3.5 7.8 9.9 4.4 2.9 -2.2 23.7

Nov 2011

10.2 9.8 4.8 4.1 4.2 4.8 10.2 2.9 2.7 -1.3 19.9

Dec 2011

6.4 9.2 3.6 1.3 0.2 5.8 11.9 4.0 2.2 -3.7 10.0

Jan 2012

9.5 9.9 2.5 -0.4 -1.5 4.0 10.6 7.3 2.4 -5.5 9.8

Feb 2012

4.3 7.9 -0.9 -18.0 -2.8 5.8 9.8 5.1 1.9 -9.8 12.8

Mar 2012

5.1 4.0 -0.4 -28.8 0.1 5.0 6.7 8.7 0.6 -9.1 9.1

Apr 2012

5.6 0.9 -0.3 -31.7 3.0 4.4 6.2 8.8 0.6 -11.6 3.3

May 2012

1.4 -0.4 -1.0 -19.7 4.2 2.7 5.9 1.4 0.2 -14.9 -4.1

Jun 2012

3.2 -1.4 0.1 -6.9 2.2 0.3 7.3 2.2 0.5 -13.6 -4.5

Jul 2012

2.4 -1.9 0.2 -1.7 0.7 2.0 5.8 3.5 -1.3 -12.7 -5.7

Aug 2012

5.5 -2.7 -0.8 -4.1 -0.1 2.0 6.8 3.9 -1.2 -11.2 1.7

Sep 2012

-1.1 -3.3 -1.4 -4.9 -4.9 1.8 7.2 3.5 -1.5 -10.7 6.8

Oct 2012

0.1 -1.5 -1.4 -1.7 -1.6 1.1 6.6 2.7 -1.2 -8.4 9.1

Nov 2012

1.6 1.5 -1.2 -1.8 -4.3 2.3 6.7 6.6 -0.7 -4.7 1.8

Dec 2012

1.1 1.9 0.0 4.8 3.3 2.3 5.6 3.6 -0.5 -2.9 1.6

Jan 2013

-2.2 0.7 -0.8 3.5 4.2 3.2 3.9 5.8 0.5 -2.5 -1.8

Feb 2013

5.8 1.4 -0.8 4.6 5.9 1.1 3.2 3.2 0.8 1.3 3.2

Mar 2013

3.3 1.4 -0.5 7.2 5.4 2.8 3.1 3.9 0.9 1.8 -3.4

Apr 2013

3.1 1.8 -2.4 6.7 2.7 3.4 2.7 4.0 1.1 7.6 -8.7

May 2013

6.3 0.5 -1.1 11.4 3.9 2.6 1.1 8.7 1.7 14.2 -4.4

Jun 2013

6.9 2.6 -0.7 2.7 5.7 4.4 -0.5 10.2 1.9 11.7 2.6

Jul 2013

6.8 2.0 -0.7 1.1 10.5 1.4 0.1 6.1 3.1 8.8 5.1

Aug 2013

-1.0 1.7 0.0 8.8 6.5 1.5 1.2 7.6 2.8 4.8 -2.6

Sep 2013

1.0 1.6 0.5 9.0 6.7 3.0 1.1 8.5 3.2 5.3 -7.8

Oct 2013

0.9 1.0 -1.9 3.7 8.4 -0.7 0.9 6.6 3.0 4.4 -10.4

Nov 2013

3.3 -0.5 -0.4 4.7 6.8 1.9 1.7 3.7 2.9 1.0 -6.1

Dec 2013

5.8 0.1 -1.1 -0.2 4.6 -0.4 1.7 5.3 3.2 -0.1 -1.2

Jan 2014

6.1 1.5 -1.5 2.5 9.1 0.9 1.5 3.2 4.4 4.9 -0.1

Feb 2014

5.7 2.6 -1.3 6.9 12.2 1.1 4.9 4.4 3.8 8.3 -8.3

Mar 2014

9.9 4.8 -1.7 -0.2 17.5 -1.6 6.8 4.9 5.3 16.4 -4.9

Apr 2014

9.3 5.6 0.4 1.8 18.9 -0.3 10.0 1.9 2.1 11.8 2.4

May 2014

10.1 7.3 -0.9 -1.1 17.1 -1.3 10.4 5.9 3.6 7.3 2.3

Jun 2014

8.6 5.0 -0.9 0.6 7.5 -2.8 11.1 0.9 4.2 5.1 2.0

Jul 2014

9.2 5.4 -1.6 1.7 3.7 -1.4 10.3 2.0 4.0 6.9 0.8

Aug 2014

9.7 5.9 -0.4 -2.4 1.7 -0.4 12.8 6.2 4.1 5.8 -3.0

Sep 2014

8.5 6.8 -0.9 -6.0 3.7 -1.1 17.2 4.2 2.8 5.8 -3.8

Oct 2014

6.7 5.9 0.9 -0.3 6.1 0.5 18.6 2.1 3.1 3.4 -5.2

Nov 2014

6.2 4.4 1.0 7.6 6.6 -1.5 19.0 3.5 2.8 3.2 -10.9

Dec 2014

10.7 4.3 -0.7 16.5 3.7 0.9 19.2 3.0 3.1 5.8 -21.6

Jan 2015

8.2 1.1 -1.3 9.6 2.9 0.2 21.0 6.1 2.5 -0.4 -36.2

Feb 2015

8.5 -2.7 -1.3 1.1 -0.4 -0.8 17.3 5.9 3.2 -6.5 -33.5

Mar 2015

5.3 -4.5 -0.3 3.8 -4.3 1.6 13.7 2.5 0.9 -14.4 -29.9

Apr 2015

2.2 -6.0 -0.2 4.6 -5.9 0.0 10.8 3.2 3.8 -16.3 -32.4

May 2015

3.1 -6.8 0.1 2.0 -4.8 1.9 10.0 -1.1 0.5 -15.4 -25.6

Jun 2015

21.8 -7.1 -1.6 -1.3 0.2 2.8 10.1 3.7 0.0 -13.0 -23.8

Jul 2015

24.9 -5.8 -0.9 0.1 1.7 2.4 9.4 1.6 -0.7 -14.2 -22.9

Aug 2015

35.3 -7.2 -0.1 1.9 3.5 0.5 5.1 -2.3 -0.6 -11.5 -24.1

Sep 2015

36.2 -7.4 -0.6 5.0 1.5 1.9 1.0 -4.6 -0.4 -12.1 -30.5

Oct 2015

30.0 -7.5 -0.9 2.7 2.0 1.8 -0.7 -2.2 -0.5 -11.0 -28.7

Nov 2015

23.7 -7.7 -1.2 -2.6 1.5 1.7 -3.3 -1.6 -0.2 -11.7 -25.0

Dec 2015

14.8 -7.9 0.6 -10.3 2.4 1.0 -5.3 -3.6 -1.2 -14.9 -20.6

Jan 2016

6.8 -7.2 0.4 8.1 0.1 0.9 -8.4 -5.7 -2.4 -12.7 -8.2

Feb 2016

6.0 -5.0 -0.7 10.8 2.3 1.5 -9.7 -2.7 -3.0 -10.3 -21.8

Mar 2016

0.7 -6.0 -0.6 4.5 2.6 0.3 -8.8 -3.1 -1.7 -9.2 -21.8

Apr 2016

-3.9 -5.6 -2.2 0.3 3.9 -1.0 -9.7 -0.4 -2.1 -6.5 -14.4

May 2016

-8.3 -5.4 -1.8 -2.3 0.1 -0.5 -9.4 0.9 -1.3 -4.7 -17.5

Jun 2016

-26.9 -5.3 -0.1 -1.0 1.5 -0.6 -10.5 -6.5 -1.8 -5.0 -16.0

Jul 2016

-29.0 -7.0 -0.4 -1.5 0.1 -0.6 -10.2 -2.1 -1.0 -0.4 -20.6

Aug 2016

-37.9 -4.9 -2.4 0.0 -2.0 0.0 -8.8 -3.4 -0.7 1.1 -18.4

Sep 2016

-37.6 -3.3 -0.3 0.4 2.1 -1.4 -8.9 2.4 0.1 2.9 -6.6

Oct 2016

-35.5 -1.8 -0.6 3.4 -1.0 -0.7 -9.3 1.5 0.4 4.8 -0.9

Nov 2016

-33.3 -2.2 -1.2 -1.9 -0.5 0.3 -8.4 -0.5 0.2 6.2 0.9

Dec 2016

-33.8 -1.6 -1.4 -4.7 0.5 -0.4 -8.1 1.0 0.7 7.8 9.5

Jan 2017

-19.4 -0.7 -1.2 -18.4 5.8 -0.6 -5.9 -2.0 1.0 10.1 21.1

Feb 2017

-23.6 0.0 -0.1 -13.3 4.0 0.4 -6.0 -3.3 1.9 10.9 31.7

Mar 2017

-21.8 0.6 -1.3 -8.4 2.3 0.2 -5.0 -1.5 1.6 10.3 20.2

Apr 2017

-15.8 0.1 0.1 -3.1 2.3 0.7 -3.8 -5.6 2.4 12.0 14.6

May 2017

-14.5 0.5 -0.3 1.3 3.8 0.5 -3.3 -4.1 2.7 12.8 5.6

Jun 2017

-10.0 0.7 -0.6 4.1 9.3 1.0 0.4 2.2 2.5 12.8 -0.8

Jul 2017

-9.5 1.2 -1.4 4.0 9.2 -0.2 2.9 -1.1 2.6 7.5 2.9

Aug 2017

-3.7 -0.3 -0.9 2.1 5.9 1.2 1.9 0.3 2.3 5.4 10.5

Sep 2017

-2.2 -2.6 -6.1 0.4 3.8 0.7 2.4 -2.6 1.7 3.8 19.8

Oct 2017

5.2 -3.2 -4.8 -4.3 10.5 -0.4 2.5 -1.8 2.0 3.2 10.9

Nov 2017

3.2 -1.8 -3.5 -0.3 12.8 -1.2 2.9 -1.9 2.5 3.6 16.8

Dec 2017

11.6 -2.7 -2.2 9.2 8.9 -0.6 4.9 -0.2 2.6 4.7 10.7

Jan 2018

2.5 -3.4 -1.6 16.5 6.0 -1.5 3.7 2.8 2.4 0.2 8.5

Feb 2018

10.5 -3.3 -0.3 6.6 8.2 -2.5 4.1 1.5 2.2 3.8 12.8

Mar 2018

16.3 -3.9 1.1 5.4 6.1 0.5 4.0 1.6 2.2 3.4 11.3

Apr 2018

23.2 -2.3 0.0 1.7 6.0 -1.0 4.7 3.5 1.2 1.0 13.5

May 2018

21.6 -2.6 0.2 0.4 8.8 0.3 2.3 2.1 1.0 -0.8 22.2

Jun 2018

14.1 -1.3 -0.8 1.2 3.0 -0.8 -0.2 1.3 -0.1 -2.1 24.8

Jul 2018

16.7 -2.2 1.2 1.4 2.8 0.2 -1.6 2.5 -0.8 -1.3 25.9

Prices of fresh whole chicken were up 2.5 percent from July 2017 to July 2018, while prices for uncooked ground beef were down 1.6 percent.

Over the year ending July 2018, prices for electricity were down 0.8 percent, while prices for utility (piped) gas service were down 1.3 percent. Prices for unleaded regular gasoline were up 25.9 percent over the same time span.

These data are from the Consumer Price Index program and are not seasonally adjusted. For more information, see "Consumer Price Index — July 2018." Also see Charts related to the latest "U.S. Consumer Price Index" news release.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Consumer prices for milk down, eggs up, over the year ending July 2018 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2018/consumer-prices-for-milk-down-eggs-up-over-the-year-ending-july-2018.htm (visited November 20, 2018).

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