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Consumer prices increase 2.6 percent for the 12 months ending March 2021

April 15, 2021

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers rose 2.6 percent for the 12 months ending March 2021, the largest over-the-year increase since August 2018. Food prices advanced 3.5 percent over the past 12 months, while energy prices increased 13.2 percent over that period. Prices for all items less food and energy rose 1.6 percent.

12-month percentage change, Consumer Price Index, selected categories, January 2000–March 2021
Month All items Food Food at home Cereals and bakery products Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs Dairy and related products Fruits and vegetables Nonalcoholic beverages Other food at home Food away from home Limited service meals and snacks

Jan 2000

2.7% 1.5% 1.2% 0.8% 2.6% -0.5% -0.1% 2.7% 0.8% 2.3% 2.5%

Feb 2000

3.2 1.8 1.5 1.2 2.9 -0.9 1.3 2.9 0.7 2.3 2.8

Mar 2000

3.8 2.0 1.8 1.4 3.8 -1.5 0.9 3.0 1.4 2.3 2.9

Apr 2000

3.1 2.0 1.8 1.3 4.2 2.9 -0.8 2.5 0.3 2.2 2.6

May 2000

3.2 2.2 2.2 1.9 4.9 2.2 -1.4 2.3 1.3 2.2 2.6

Jun 2000

3.7 2.3 2.2 1.1 5.2 2.2 -1.6 2.4 1.7 2.4 2.7

Jul 2000

3.7 2.6 2.8 1.8 5.8 3.1 -0.5 3.1 1.9 2.4 2.6

Aug 2000

3.4 2.7 2.9 2.7 5.6 2.9 0.2 2.8 1.8 2.4 2.6

Sep 2000

3.5 2.6 2.7 1.8 5.2 1.8 1.0 2.8 1.8 2.5 2.6

Oct 2000

3.4 2.4 2.4 2.6 5.1 -1.3 2.0 2.1 1.4 2.5 2.6

Nov 2000

3.4 2.2 2.2 2.3 3.3 -1.9 3.0 3.0 2.0 2.3 2.8

Dec 2000

3.4 2.8 2.9 2.6 4.5 -0.4 5.2 1.5 2.0 2.4 2.8

Jan 2001

3.7 2.9 3.0 3.0 5.2 2.0 2.0 1.7 2.3 2.5 2.8

Feb 2001

3.5 3.0 3.3 3.2 5.4 1.7 4.2 1.1 2.3 2.5 2.7

Mar 2001

2.9 3.1 3.4 3.1 5.1 2.6 4.9 0.7 2.3 2.6 2.6

Apr 2001

3.3 3.2 3.4 2.8 5.1 1.7 5.8 0.9 2.3 2.7 2.8

May 2001

3.6 3.1 3.2 2.4 4.5 3.2 4.3 0.6 2.7 2.9 3.0

Jun 2001

3.2 3.4 3.6 3.5 4.4 4.6 6.0 0.8 2.1 3.0 3.0

Jul 2001

2.7 3.2 3.3 2.8 4.2 4.9 4.8 0.3 2.4 3.0 3.2

Aug 2001

2.7 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.6 4.9 3.1 1.3 2.6 3.1 3.3

Sep 2001

2.6 3.1 3.1 3.4 3.5 4.8 3.7 0.9 2.2 3.0 3.3

Oct 2001

2.1 3.4 3.6 2.7 4.3 5.5 3.5 1.8 3.3 3.1 3.5

Nov 2001

1.9 3.4 3.5 3.1 4.6 6.1 2.7 1.2 2.8 3.2 3.4

Dec 2001

1.6 2.8 2.6 2.4 3.4 5.8 -0.3 1.3 2.9 3.0 3.2

Jan 2002

1.1 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.6 3.9 5.7 0.1 2.2 2.9 3.4

Feb 2002

1.1 2.7 2.4 3.0 1.4 4.0 5.6 0.1 1.6 3.0 3.6

Mar 2002

1.5 2.6 2.5 2.7 1.7 3.8 6.8 0.4 0.8 2.8 3.2

Apr 2002

1.6 2.5 2.4 2.9 1.1 3.2 4.7 0.8 2.5 2.6 2.9

May 2002

1.2 1.9 1.6 2.6 1.0 2.6 3.7 -0.1 0.3 2.6 2.8

Jun 2002

1.1 1.6 1.0 2.3 0.1 0.7 2.6 -0.8 0.8 2.6 3.0

Jul 2002

1.5 1.4 0.7 1.9 0.0 -0.4 3.2 -0.4 0.4 2.5 2.9

Aug 2002

1.8 1.2 0.4 1.4 -0.1 -1.0 3.9 -1.7 -0.2 2.3 2.6

Sep 2002

1.5 1.3 0.5 1.7 -0.4 -1.8 3.0 0.7 0.4 2.3 2.6

Oct 2002

2.0 0.9 -0.1 1.9 -1.3 -2.5 1.8 0.4 0.0 2.3 2.4

Nov 2002

2.2 1.3 0.5 1.7 -0.4 -2.4 3.2 -0.3 0.5 2.3 2.3

Dec 2002

2.4 1.5 0.8 1.0 0.2 -2.0 4.9 0.9 0.1 2.3 2.2

Jan 2003

2.6 1.0 0.3 1.6 -0.3 -2.1 1.0 0.8 0.3 2.0 1.3

Feb 2003

3.0 1.4 0.9 2.1 1.8 -1.7 0.0 0.6 1.1 2.1 1.8

Mar 2003

3.0 1.4 0.8 2.6 1.2 -1.4 -1.0 0.1 1.7 2.2 2.1

Apr 2003

2.2 1.2 0.5 1.9 1.7 -1.7 -0.9 0.4 0.4 2.2 2.0

May 2003

2.1 1.7 1.3 2.4 1.4 -2.1 2.4 1.7 1.3 2.2 2.1

Jun 2003

2.1 2.2 2.2 2.5 3.3 -2.4 4.6 2.0 1.6 2.1 1.8

Jul 2003

2.1 2.1 2.1 2.9 3.6 -1.7 4.2 0.1 1.1 2.1 1.9

Aug 2003

2.2 2.5 2.7 3.0 4.6 0.2 3.6 1.5 1.6 2.1 1.9

Sep 2003

2.3 2.4 2.8 2.6 5.7 2.4 2.7 -0.7 1.4 2.0 1.8

Oct 2003

2.0 2.9 3.7 2.1 7.9 3.2 4.1 0.0 1.3 2.1 1.9

Nov 2003

1.8 3.2 3.9 2.1 10.6 2.5 3.5 -0.9 0.6 2.2 2.1

Dec 2003

1.9 3.6 4.5 2.8 11.5 3.4 3.3 -0.4 1.2 2.3 2.3

Jan 2004

1.9 3.5 4.1 2.1 11.3 3.6 2.3 0.1 0.6 2.8 3.0

Feb 2004

1.7 3.3 3.6 1.3 9.1 2.9 2.9 0.4 0.9 2.7 2.8

Mar 2004

1.7 3.2 3.7 1.3 8.9 2.9 2.9 0.4 1.5 2.7 2.6

Apr 2004

2.3 3.4 3.8 1.8 8.5 4.9 3.2 -0.6 1.8 2.8 3.1

May 2004

3.1 4.1 4.9 1.5 10.0 12.4 2.4 -0.3 2.0 2.9 3.1

Jun 2004

3.3 3.7 4.4 1.5 9.0 15.2 -0.3 -0.4 1.5 2.8 3.2

Jul 2004

3.0 4.0 4.6 1.3 9.2 14.0 -0.9 1.5 2.0 3.0 3.4

Aug 2004

2.7 3.5 3.9 1.3 8.2 10.4 -0.4 0.4 1.8 3.2 3.7

Sep 2004

2.5 3.3 3.3 1.4 7.2 6.6 0.7 0.8 1.3 3.3 3.8

Oct 2004

3.2 3.4 3.5 1.9 5.1 6.0 6.1 0.1 1.5 3.3 3.6

Nov 2004

3.5 3.2 3.1 2.1 1.7 5.7 9.1 1.2 1.5 3.2 3.3

Dec 2004

3.3 2.7 2.4 1.7 1.1 4.1 7.9 0.9 0.4 3.0 3.2

Jan 2005

3.0 2.9 2.7 1.8 1.9 6.3 4.5 1.1 1.7 3.2 3.3

Feb 2005

3.0 2.6 2.2 2.0 2.3 5.6 2.2 0.8 1.0 3.2 3.2

Mar 2005

3.1 2.5 2.1 1.8 2.7 5.5 1.6 2.0 0.4 3.2 3.4

Apr 2005

3.5 3.1 3.1 1.8 3.1 4.7 5.2 3.7 1.5 3.2 3.3

May 2005

2.8 2.4 2.0 1.7 2.2 -1.4 5.6 3.1 0.5 3.2 3.2

Jun 2005

2.5 2.2 1.4 1.3 1.6 -4.1 5.2 3.0 0.7 3.3 3.4

Jul 2005

3.2 2.1 1.4 1.1 0.5 -3.2 7.0 3.1 1.0 3.1 3.1

Aug 2005

3.6 2.2 1.5 1.4 0.4 -1.1 5.6 2.9 0.9 3.1 3.0

Sep 2005

4.7 2.5 2.1 0.9 1.0 0.1 6.5 3.5 1.5 3.0 3.0

Oct 2005

4.3 2.2 1.5 1.2 0.9 0.3 2.4 3.6 1.8 3.1 3.2

Nov 2005

3.5 2.2 1.5 1.1 1.9 1.4 -0.8 4.2 1.8 3.2 3.4

Dec 2005

3.4 2.3 1.7 1.0 1.4 1.7 0.6 3.5 2.4 3.2 3.3

Jan 2006

4.0 2.6 2.4 1.4 1.3 0.2 6.4 3.5 2.1 3.0 3.3

Feb 2006

3.6 2.8 2.4 0.9 0.8 0.9 7.9 3.4 2.3 3.0 3.1

Mar 2006

3.4 2.6 2.2 1.2 0.9 0.9 6.3 3.1 2.1 3.1 3.1

Apr 2006

3.5 1.8 0.9 0.9 0.4 -0.5 2.7 1.0 0.8 3.1 3.0

May 2006

4.2 1.9 0.8 1.0 -0.2 -1.3 1.3 1.6 2.2 3.2 3.0

Jun 2006

4.3 2.2 1.5 1.6 0.4 -0.8 4.0 1.8 1.9 3.1 2.9

Jul 2006

4.1 2.2 1.5 2.5 0.2 -0.4 3.7 1.0 2.0 3.2 2.9

Aug 2006

3.8 2.4 1.9 2.1 1.5 -1.6 5.3 1.8 1.7 3.1 2.8

Sep 2006

2.1 2.5 2.2 2.5 1.5 -1.0 7.2 1.6 1.3 3.0 2.8

Oct 2006

1.3 2.6 2.3 2.5 1.9 -0.3 6.5 1.9 1.1 3.0 2.6

Nov 2006

2.0 2.3 1.7 2.6 1.4 -1.6 4.2 2.3 1.1 3.1 2.7

Dec 2006

2.5 2.1 1.4 3.1 1.6 -1.2 1.9 2.1 0.7 3.2 3.0

Jan 2007

2.1 2.4 1.7 2.7 2.1 -0.1 1.7 2.7 1.1 3.3 2.9

Feb 2007

2.4 3.1 2.9 4.2 2.7 0.2 6.0 3.0 1.4 3.4 3.2

Mar 2007

2.8 3.3 3.4 3.6 3.6 1.5 6.2 4.0 1.5 3.3 3.1

Apr 2007

2.6 3.7 3.9 4.5 4.4 2.5 6.2 3.8 2.3 3.4 3.3

May 2007

2.7 3.9 4.4 4.3 6.1 3.5 6.7 4.3 1.6 3.3 3.3

Jun 2007

2.7 4.1 4.6 4.6 6.0 6.6 4.2 4.4 2.2 3.4 3.3

Jul 2007

2.4 4.2 4.6 4.1 6.3 9.5 2.2 4.8 2.0 3.6 3.5

Aug 2007

2.0 4.3 4.7 4.4 5.4 12.1 1.5 5.4 2.4 3.8 3.8

Sep 2007

2.8 4.5 4.7 4.6 5.5 13.1 0.3 5.1 2.6 4.1 4.2

Oct 2007

3.5 4.4 4.7 4.7 5.5 12.8 0.8 4.9 2.7 4.1 4.4

Nov 2007

4.3 4.8 5.4 5.2 5.4 14.0 4.5 3.6 2.8 4.1 4.1

Dec 2007

4.1 4.9 5.6 5.4 5.4 13.4 5.9 3.5 3.2 4.0 4.1

Jan 2008

4.3 4.9 5.8 5.7 5.5 12.8 6.1 4.5 3.0 3.9 4.2

Feb 2008

4.0 4.6 5.1 6.6 4.8 13.3 1.3 4.0 3.7 3.9 4.0

Mar 2008

4.0 4.5 4.7 8.1 3.8 11.0 1.7 2.7 3.7 4.1 4.4

Apr 2008

3.9 5.1 5.9 8.9 3.7 11.8 4.1 5.2 5.3 4.1 4.3

May 2008

4.2 5.1 5.8 10.5 2.6 11.0 4.4 3.6 5.8 4.3 4.5

Jun 2008

5.0 5.3 6.1 10.4 2.9 9.2 7.6 3.4 5.8 4.4 4.8

Jul 2008

5.6 6.0 7.1 12.1 4.3 8.1 10.1 3.9 6.5 4.6 5.1

Aug 2008

5.4 6.1 7.5 11.7 5.2 6.4 12.0 3.4 7.0 4.5 5.1

Sep 2008

4.9 6.2 7.6 12.3 5.9 4.9 10.4 4.2 7.9 4.5 5.1

Oct 2008

3.7 6.3 7.5 12.5 6.2 3.6 8.3 5.3 8.4 4.8 5.4

Nov 2008

1.1 6.0 7.0 12.0 5.5 3.5 5.7 5.6 8.8 4.9 5.8

Dec 2008

0.1 5.9 6.6 11.7 5.1 2.7 3.4 5.9 9.3 5.0 6.0

Jan 2009

0.0 5.3 5.7 11.3 4.3 1.3 1.3 4.4 9.3 4.9 5.9

Feb 2009

0.2 4.8 4.8 8.9 4.1 -1.7 2.4 4.1 8.2 4.8 5.9

Mar 2009

-0.4 4.4 4.3 7.4 3.3 -3.1 2.4 4.8 7.9 4.6 5.6

Apr 2009

-0.7 3.3 2.3 5.3 2.5 -5.1 0.6 2.0 5.3 4.6 5.5

May 2009

-1.3 2.7 1.5 3.5 1.4 -5.6 -0.9 2.8 4.6 4.2 5.1

Jun 2009

-1.4 2.1 0.8 3.0 0.6 -7.1 -1.9 2.7 4.1 3.8 4.7

Jul 2009

-2.1 0.9 -0.9 1.2 -1.6 -9.7 -3.3 1.7 2.8 3.2 3.9

Aug 2009

-1.5 0.4 -1.6 0.9 -2.2 -10.4 -5.6 1.8 2.3 3.0 3.7

Sep 2009

-1.3 -0.2 -2.5 0.1 -3.9 -9.5 -6.4 0.9 1.4 2.6 3.2

Oct 2009

-0.2 -0.6 -2.8 -0.6 -4.8 -8.2 -5.6 -0.5 1.0 2.2 2.7

Nov 2009

1.8 -0.7 -2.9 -0.8 -4.0 -9.0 -4.9 -1.0 0.2 2.1 2.3

Dec 2009

2.7 -0.5 -2.4 -0.8 -3.8 -7.6 -3.0 -0.9 -0.1 1.9 1.8

Jan 2010

2.6 -0.4 -2.0 -1.5 -3.2 -5.1 -1.2 -0.7 -0.8 1.6 1.3

Feb 2010

2.1 -0.2 -1.5 -1.1 -2.7 -2.8 -1.3 -0.9 -0.4 1.4 0.9

Mar 2010

2.3 0.2 -0.7 -1.1 -1.7 -0.4 2.1 -1.8 -0.6 1.2 0.8

Apr 2010

2.2 0.5 0.0 -0.9 -0.3 0.1 1.8 -0.5 -0.2 1.1 0.8

May 2010

2.0 0.7 0.3 -0.6 0.9 0.9 1.4 -1.1 0.2 1.1 0.8

Jun 2010

1.1 0.7 0.2 -1.1 2.0 1.9 -0.3 -1.4 -0.2 1.2 0.7

Jul 2010

1.2 0.9 0.7 -1.3 3.6 3.0 -1.8 -0.6 0.3 1.1 0.8

Aug 2010

1.1 1.0 0.8 -1.0 2.9 3.3 -0.5 -0.7 0.4 1.2 0.8

Sep 2010

1.1 1.4 1.4 -0.5 4.7 2.9 0.5 -0.7 0.4 1.4 0.8

Oct 2010

1.2 1.4 1.4 -0.6 5.8 3.0 0.3 -1.0 0.0 1.4 1.0

Nov 2010

1.1 1.5 1.7 -0.3 5.8 3.8 0.0 0.0 0.3 1.3 0.8

Dec 2010

1.5 1.5 1.7 -0.2 5.5 3.7 1.4 -1.2 0.1 1.3 1.0

Jan 2011

1.6 1.8 2.1 1.0 6.2 1.7 2.3 0.2 0.2 1.5 1.2

Feb 2011

2.1 2.3 2.8 1.1 6.8 2.4 4.3 0.6 0.8 1.6 1.4

Mar 2011

2.7 2.9 3.6 1.8 7.9 3.7 3.5 1.5 2.0 1.9 1.6

Apr 2011

3.2 3.2 3.9 2.2 7.6 6.3 2.6 2.4 2.2 2.1 2.0

May 2011

3.6 3.5 4.4 3.1 8.5 6.9 2.3 3.0 2.5 2.2 2.1

Jun 2011

3.6 3.7 4.7 4.1 7.2 7.2 3.2 3.6 3.3 2.3 2.4

Jul 2011

3.6 4.2 5.4 4.3 7.4 7.9 6.0 4.1 3.5 2.6 2.5

Aug 2011

3.8 4.6 6.0 5.3 8.0 9.1 6.3 4.0 4.2 2.7 2.5

Sep 2011

3.9 4.7 6.3 5.6 7.5 10.2 6.7 4.0 4.7 2.6 2.5

Oct 2011

3.5 4.7 6.2 6.2 7.4 9.0 5.2 4.9 5.2 2.7 2.5

Nov 2011

3.4 4.6 5.9 6.2 6.9 8.7 4.7 4.4 5.1 2.9 2.9

Dec 2011

3.0 4.7 6.0 6.1 7.9 8.1 2.3 5.8 5.5 2.9 3.1

Jan 2012

2.9 4.4 5.3 5.3 7.2 9.0 -0.1 3.9 5.9 3.1 3.1

Feb 2012

2.9 3.9 4.5 5.3 5.8 7.8 -2.0 3.7 5.7 3.1 3.2

Mar 2012

2.7 3.3 3.6 4.5 5.3 6.3 -3.9 2.7 5.0 3.0 3.3

Apr 2012

2.3 3.1 3.3 4.7 4.6 3.4 -1.7 1.9 4.9 2.9 3.1

May 2012

1.7 2.8 2.7 3.7 2.7 2.3 -0.4 1.2 4.8 2.9 3.3

Jun 2012

1.7 2.7 2.6 2.6 3.3 1.5 1.1 0.9 4.1 2.9 3.2

Jul 2012

1.4 2.3 1.9 2.9 3.1 -0.2 -0.7 -0.3 3.7 2.9 3.3

Aug 2012

1.7 2.0 1.5 1.8 3.0 -1.0 -0.7 -0.4 2.9 2.8 3.3

Sep 2012

2.0 1.6 0.8 1.0 1.9 -1.9 -1.7 0.4 2.5 2.8 3.4

Oct 2012

2.2 1.7 1.0 0.9 2.2 -1.1 -0.1 -0.4 2.0 2.7 3.2

Nov 2012

1.8 1.8 1.3 0.9 2.1 0.1 0.6 -0.2 2.3 2.6 2.9

Dec 2012

1.7 1.8 1.3 0.8 1.5 0.5 1.8 -0.2 2.0 2.5 2.6

Jan 2013

1.6 1.6 1.1 0.9 1.2 -0.1 2.9 -0.5 1.3 2.3 2.4

Feb 2013

2.0 1.6 1.2 0.6 1.9 0.1 4.5 -0.5 0.4 2.3 2.2

Mar 2013

1.5 1.5 1.0 0.9 1.2 -0.5 4.4 -0.5 0.3 2.3 2.1

Apr 2013

1.1 1.5 1.0 1.3 1.5 0.6 2.1 -0.2 0.6 2.3 2.0

May 2013

1.4 1.4 0.8 0.9 1.9 0.1 2.1 -1.0 0.0 2.3 2.0

Jun 2013

1.8 1.4 0.9 1.6 2.1 0.3 1.0 -0.9 0.2 2.2 1.8

Jul 2013

2.0 1.4 1.0 1.1 2.0 0.7 2.7 -1.2 0.2 2.1 1.7

Aug 2013

1.5 1.4 1.0 1.3 2.2 1.0 3.6 -1.0 -0.8 2.0 1.7

Sep 2013

1.2 1.4 1.0 1.6 2.9 0.8 3.0 -1.8 -0.6 1.9 1.6

Oct 2013

1.0 1.3 0.8 0.9 3.0 -0.2 2.7 -1.3 -0.8 1.9 1.7

Nov 2013

1.2 1.2 0.6 0.7 2.8 -0.7 1.7 -1.8 -0.5 2.1 1.8

Dec 2013

1.5 1.1 0.4 0.5 2.9 -0.5 -0.1 -1.4 -0.4 2.1 2.0

Jan 2014

1.6 1.1 0.5 0.8 3.3 -0.4 -0.6 -1.5 -0.4 2.0 2.0

Feb 2014

1.1 1.4 0.9 0.5 4.0 0.6 -0.4 -1.8 0.4 2.2 2.2

Mar 2014

1.5 1.7 1.4 0.4 5.1 2.3 0.6 -1.8 0.0 2.3 2.4

Apr 2014

2.0 1.9 1.7 -0.1 6.4 2.8 2.4 -2.0 -0.5 2.2 2.4

May 2014

2.1 2.5 2.7 0.1 7.7 4.2 3.2 -0.9 0.2 2.2 2.2

Jun 2014

2.1 2.3 2.4 -0.3 7.5 3.9 3.0 -1.0 0.1 2.2 2.2

Jul 2014

2.0 2.5 2.7 0.3 7.6 4.3 2.0 -0.1 0.7 2.4 2.3

Aug 2014

1.7 2.7 2.9 0.3 8.8 4.4 0.1 -0.2 1.5 2.5 2.3

Sep 2014

1.7 3.0 3.2 -0.1 9.4 4.9 0.9 0.2 1.6 2.7 2.7

Oct 2014

1.7 3.1 3.3 0.4 8.3 5.6 2.0 0.6 1.4 2.8 2.7

Nov 2014

1.3 3.2 3.4 0.2 9.1 5.0 1.7 1.4 1.4 2.9 3.0

Dec 2014

0.8 3.4 3.7 0.5 9.2 5.3 3.2 0.7 1.5 3.0 3.2

Jan 2015

-0.1 3.2 3.3 0.9 8.7 3.8 2.3 0.9 1.3 3.1 3.4

Feb 2015

0.0 3.0 2.9 0.9 7.6 2.1 1.1 1.8 1.7 3.1 3.5

Mar 2015

-0.1 2.3 1.9 1.2 6.0 0.6 -1.1 1.2 1.5 2.9 3.3

Apr 2015

-0.2 2.0 1.3 0.9 3.9 -0.7 -1.5 1.8 1.7 2.9 3.2

May 2015

0.0 1.6 0.6 0.8 2.1 -2.0 -1.9 1.3 1.7 3.0 3.4

Jun 2015

0.1 1.8 1.0 1.3 3.3 -2.1 -2.1 1.3 1.8 3.0 3.2

Jul 2015

0.2 1.6 0.9 1.3 3.1 -1.6 -1.9 1.3 1.4 2.7 3.0

Aug 2015

0.2 1.6 0.8 1.1 2.0 -2.5 0.1 1.5 1.3 2.7 3.0

Sep 2015

0.0 1.6 0.8 1.1 0.9 -2.3 0.7 1.2 1.6 2.9 3.0

Oct 2015

0.2 1.6 0.7 1.6 0.7 -3.0 0.1 1.0 2.0 2.9 3.0

Nov 2015

0.5 1.3 0.3 1.3 -0.5 -3.4 1.4 0.0 1.5 2.7 2.7

Dec 2015

0.7 0.8 -0.4 1.0 -2.2 -3.9 0.6 0.3 1.0 2.6 2.5

Jan 2016

1.4 0.8 -0.5 0.4 -3.5 -3.0 2.7 0.1 0.8 2.7 2.7

Feb 2016

1.0 0.9 -0.3 0.6 -3.7 -2.6 3.8 0.2 0.2 2.6 2.6

Mar 2016

0.9 0.8 -0.5 -0.2 -3.6 -2.8 2.9 0.3 0.6 2.7 2.8

Apr 2016

1.1 0.9 -0.3 0.2 -3.1 -2.0 2.1 0.2 1.1 2.7 2.9

May 2016

1.0 0.7 -0.7 -0.2 -3.2 -2.2 1.0 0.2 0.5 2.6 2.7

Jun 2016

1.0 0.3 -1.3 -0.4 -5.0 -2.2 1.3 -0.5 0.3 2.6 2.8

Jul 2016

0.8 0.2 -1.6 -0.8 -5.6 -3.1 1.4 -0.5 0.1 2.8 2.9

Aug 2016

1.1 0.0 -1.9 -0.7 -6.5 -2.4 0.3 -0.6 -0.1 2.8 2.8

Sep 2016

1.5 -0.3 -2.2 -0.5 -6.3 -2.5 -0.7 -0.9 -0.6 2.4 2.6

Oct 2016

1.6 -0.4 -2.3 -1.2 -6.4 -1.7 -0.8 -1.3 -0.8 2.4 2.6

Nov 2016

1.7 -0.4 -2.2 -0.7 -6.0 -1.7 -1.5 -0.7 -0.8 2.3 2.4

Dec 2016

2.1 -0.2 -2.0 -0.7 -5.4 -1.3 -2.4 -0.9 -0.3 2.3 2.4

Jan 2017

2.5 -0.2 -1.9 -0.6 -3.6 -0.5 -4.9 -1.0 0.0 2.4 2.4

Feb 2017

2.7 0.0 -1.7 -1.1 -3.3 0.4 -4.7 0.1 -0.2 2.4 2.3

Mar 2017

2.4 0.5 -0.9 -0.4 -2.6 0.2 -1.8 0.2 0.1 2.4 2.2

Apr 2017

2.2 0.5 -0.8 -0.8 -3.0 -0.2 0.7 -0.2 -0.2 2.3 2.2

May 2017

1.9 0.9 -0.2 -0.2 -2.1 0.4 0.8 0.9 0.2 2.3 2.3

Jun 2017

1.6 0.9 -0.1 -0.3 -0.9 0.2 0.7 0.8 -0.1 2.2 2.3

Jul 2017

1.7 1.1 0.3 -0.5 0.4 0.9 1.0 0.3 0.1 2.1 2.4

Aug 2017

1.9 1.1 0.3 -0.2 0.6 0.5 1.0 -0.1 0.1 2.2 2.4

Sep 2017

2.2 1.2 0.4 -0.1 0.4 -0.1 1.2 0.5 0.4 2.4 2.6

Oct 2017

2.0 1.3 0.6 -0.6 1.5 -0.5 1.4 0.7 0.3 2.3 2.6

Nov 2017

2.2 1.4 0.6 -0.8 1.4 0.0 1.1 0.0 0.9 2.4 2.8

Dec 2017

2.1 1.6 0.9 -0.6 2.8 -0.5 1.5 0.0 0.5 2.5 2.9

Jan 2018

2.1 1.7 1.0 -0.2 1.9 -0.9 3.5 0.4 0.4 2.5 2.9

Feb 2018

2.2 1.4 0.5 -0.2 1.7 -1.9 2.1 -1.0 0.6 2.6 3.1

Mar 2018

2.4 1.3 0.4 0.1 2.1 -0.9 0.3 -0.4 0.0 2.5 3.0

Apr 2018

2.5 1.4 0.5 0.0 3.5 -0.4 -0.4 -0.8 0.0 2.5 2.7

May 2018

2.8 1.2 0.1 -0.2 2.3 -0.6 -0.4 -1.3 -0.2 2.7 2.9

Jun 2018

2.9 1.4 0.4 0.5 1.2 0.4 0.2 -0.5 0.1 2.8 2.9

Jul 2018

2.9 1.4 0.4 0.5 0.9 -0.4 0.9 -0.3 0.1 2.8 2.6

Aug 2018

2.7 1.4 0.5 0.3 1.1 0.0 0.9 0.2 0.1 2.6 2.7

Sep 2018

2.3 1.4 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.6 0.2 2.6 2.7

Oct 2018

2.5 1.2 0.1 0.5 -0.2 -0.2 -0.4 0.9 0.3 2.5 2.4

Nov 2018

2.2 1.4 0.4 1.3 0.4 -0.5 -0.1 1.0 0.4 2.6 2.5

Dec 2018

1.9 1.6 0.6 1.7 -0.4 -0.1 1.6 1.4 0.2 2.8 2.7

Jan 2019

1.6 1.6 0.6 1.0 0.4 -0.4 0.9 2.2 0.2 2.8 2.8

Feb 2019

1.5 2.0 1.2 1.8 0.6 0.1 2.0 2.8 0.5 2.9 3.0

Mar 2019

1.9 2.1 1.4 1.8 -0.2 0.5 3.9 2.6 0.7 3.0 3.1

Apr 2019

2.0 1.8 0.7 1.8 -1.1 0.3 2.2 2.2 0.2 3.1 3.3

May 2019

1.8 2.0 1.2 2.2 0.4 1.0 1.7 2.9 0.3 2.9 3.2

Jun 2019

1.6 1.9 0.9 1.2 0.3 0.6 1.0 2.3 0.9 3.1 3.0

Jul 2019

1.8 1.8 0.6 1.5 0.0 0.9 0.6 1.9 0.1 3.2 3.2

Aug 2019

1.7 1.7 0.5 1.2 -0.6 1.1 0.3 1.7 0.3 3.2 3.1

Sep 2019

1.7 1.8 0.6 1.3 0.3 1.4 -0.4 1.3 0.4 3.2 3.0

Oct 2019

1.8 2.1 1.0 1.5 1.1 1.8 0.9 0.8 0.6 3.3 3.3

Nov 2019

2.1 2.0 1.0 1.1 1.0 2.6 0.4 1.7 0.4 3.2 3.0

Dec 2019

2.3 1.8 0.7 0.3 2.3 2.4 -1.3 1.0 0.3 3.1 3.0

Jan 2020

2.5 1.8 0.7 0.3 1.9 2.7 -1.0 0.6 0.4 3.1 2.9

Feb 2020

2.3 1.8 0.8 0.2 1.9 3.6 -1.6 0.4 1.0 3.0 2.7

Mar 2020

1.5 1.9 1.1 0.1 2.3 3.7 -1.9 1.4 1.4 3.0 2.8

Apr 2020

0.3 3.5 4.1 3.1 6.8 5.2 0.4 5.0 3.9 2.8 3.2

May 2020

0.1 4.0 4.8 2.6 10.0 5.7 1.5 4.1 3.9 2.9 3.6

Jun 2020

0.6 4.5 5.6 3.3 12.8 5.1 2.3 5.3 3.4 3.1 4.1

Jul 2020

1.0 4.1 4.6 2.8 8.4 4.4 2.3 5.0 3.9 3.4 4.5

Aug 2020

1.3 4.1 4.6 2.8 7.1 5.7 2.7 5.1 4.2 3.5 4.8

Sep 2020

1.4 3.9 4.1 2.6 6.3 5.0 3.0 4.2 3.2 3.8 5.5

Oct 2020

1.2 3.9 4.0 3.0 6.1 3.8 2.6 4.4 3.4 3.9 5.7

Nov 2020

1.2 3.7 3.6 2.4 5.9 3.6 3.0 3.0 2.9 3.8 5.9

Dec 2020

1.4 3.9 3.9 3.2 4.6 4.4 3.2 4.4 3.9 3.9 6.0

Jan 2021

1.4 3.8 3.7 2.5 5.1 3.8 2.7 4.3 3.4 3.9 6.2

Feb 2021

1.7 3.6 3.5 2.7 5.2 2.7 3.4 4.0 2.8 3.7 6.3

Mar 2021

2.6 3.5 3.3 2.6 5.4 1.6 3.8 3.2 2.2 3.7 6.5
12-month percentage change, Consumer Price Index, selected categories, January 2000–March 2021 (continued)
Month Energy Energy commodities Fuel oil Gasoline (all types) Energy services Electricity Natural gas (piped) All items less food and energy Apparel

Jan 2000

14.7% 32.4% 41.6% 32.4% 1.3% 0.4% 3.4% 2.0% -0.9%

Feb 2000

19.9 43.7 92.2 41.2 2.2 0.9 5.3 2.2 -0.4

Mar 2000

24.2 52.4 63.2 52.6 2.4 0.6 7.0 2.4 -0.2

Apr 2000

15.0 28.5 50.1 27.4 3.0 0.6 9.1 2.3 -1.4

May 2000

14.6 27.5 47.2 26.6 3.0 0.5 9.8 2.4 -1.5

Jun 2000

21.3 40.0 47.1 40.3 5.9 1.7 16.7 2.5 -2.0

Jul 2000

19.3 33.3 45.4 32.9 7.3 2.5 20.1 2.5 -2.2

Aug 2000

13.1 20.3 41.4 19.1 6.7 2.5 17.5 2.6 -1.7

Sep 2000

15.4 23.9 49.4 22.4 7.6 2.6 20.5 2.6 -1.1

Oct 2000

15.9 22.5 48.3 20.9 9.5 1.9 28.2 2.5 -1.3

Nov 2000

16.0 23.1 45.2 21.6 9.3 2.3 25.6 2.6 -1.3

Dec 2000

14.2 15.7 40.5 13.9 12.7 2.6 36.7 2.6 -1.8

Jan 2001

17.8 14.0 27.0 12.4 21.6 5.4 59.3 2.6 -1.1

Feb 2001

13.1 7.0 -8.4 8.1 19.4 4.5 54.5 2.7 -0.6

Mar 2001

6.0 -4.8 3.1 -5.8 18.1 5.1 49.1 2.7 -0.2

Apr 2001

10.3 4.2 6.7 3.8 17.0 5.2 44.5 2.6 -1.1

May 2001

15.8 13.8 6.6 14.4 17.9 7.0 43.1 2.5 -1.8

Jun 2001

8.4 2.5 5.9 2.2 14.7 10.1 26.0 2.7 -1.6

Jul 2001

2.1 -7.0 0.8 -7.8 11.7 9.9 15.8 2.7 -1.5

Aug 2001

2.8 -4.6 -0.1 -5.1 10.3 9.5 12.2 2.7 -2.2

Sep 2001

1.5 -3.1 -8.4 -2.7 6.2 8.5 0.9 2.6 -2.8

Oct 2001

-5.6 -12.5 -15.1 -12.6 1.7 8.1 -10.7 2.6 -2.5

Nov 2001

-10.1 -20.9 -19.7 -21.5 1.5 6.8 -8.5 2.8 -2.9

Dec 2001

-13.0 -24.5 -26.7 -24.9 -1.5 6.1 -15.1 2.7 -3.2

Jan 2002

-15.7 -22.8 -25.6 -22.7 -9.1 2.6 -27.1 2.6 -4.0

Feb 2002

-15.9 -22.9 -24.1 -23.0 -9.3 2.4 -28.2 2.6 -3.8

Mar 2002

-10.7 -13.4 -19.9 -13.1 -8.3 1.9 -25.7 2.4 -3.0

Apr 2002

-8.2 -9.1 -15.4 -9.0 -7.8 0.9 -22.5 2.5 -2.4

May 2002

-12.3 -16.5 -14.3 -17.3 -8.1 0.0 -22.5 2.5 -2.1

Jun 2002

-11.1 -14.7 -14.6 -15.4 -7.6 -3.1 -17.8 2.3 -2.9

Jul 2002

-5.2 -3.7 -11.0 -3.7 -6.7 -3.9 -13.9 2.2 -3.2

Aug 2002

-2.8 -0.4 -9.2 -0.2 -5.1 -3.2 -10.5 2.4 -1.7

Sep 2002

-4.8 -6.9 -9.3 -7.3 -3.1 -2.7 -4.8 2.2 -1.7

Oct 2002

3.0 6.8 -1.3 7.2 -0.7 -2.9 4.4 2.2 -2.1

Nov 2002

8.0 18.1 4.5 19.3 -0.7 -2.6 4.3 2.0 -2.0

Dec 2002

10.7 23.7 14.7 24.8 0.4 -1.9 6.7 1.9 -1.8

Jan 2003

14.1 28.4 26.7 29.3 2.4 -0.8 10.7 1.9 -1.9

Feb 2003

22.0 42.8 48.6 43.1 4.8 -0.2 18.5 1.7 -2.3

Mar 2003

23.4 38.2 60.0 37.6 9.8 0.8 34.6 1.7 -3.6

Apr 2003

13.0 16.5 31.5 15.8 9.5 2.8 27.3 1.5 -3.8

May 2003

9.0 8.8 21.4 8.1 9.4 3.7 24.8 1.6 -3.6

Jun 2003

9.3 8.8 17.5 8.4 9.6 3.2 28.3 1.5 -2.6

Jul 2003

9.0 8.6 16.1 8.1 9.4 3.1 27.5 1.5 -2.1

Aug 2003

11.8 14.6 15.9 14.5 9.0 3.3 25.9 1.3 -2.7

Sep 2003

14.7 20.4 12.1 21.0 9.2 3.8 24.8 1.2 -2.1

Oct 2003

8.8 9.8 8.4 9.8 7.9 3.2 20.4 1.3 -1.6

Nov 2003

6.2 5.8 9.2 5.5 6.7 2.7 16.4 1.1 -1.9

Dec 2003

6.9 6.9 7.8 6.8 6.9 2.6 17.4 1.1 -2.1

Jan 2004

7.8 8.4 7.9 8.3 7.3 3.1 17.0 1.1 -1.9

Feb 2004

3.8 1.8 -4.0 2.0 6.3 3.2 13.1 1.2 -1.7

Mar 2004

0.4 0.8 -12.8 1.6 0.0 1.6 -3.2 1.6 -0.1

Apr 2004

5.6 10.3 1.3 11.0 0.8 0.9 0.7 1.8 0.3

May 2004

15.0 28.6 11.1 30.0 1.6 0.6 3.9 1.7 0.7

Jun 2004

17.0 32.0 17.4 33.4 3.0 1.9 5.5 1.9 0.5

Jul 2004

14.3 25.7 20.3 26.5 3.5 2.0 7.1 1.8 -0.3

Aug 2004

10.5 16.7 24.8 16.5 4.4 2.2 9.4 1.7 -0.6

Sep 2004

6.7 10.3 29.0 9.6 3.0 1.6 6.2 2.0 -0.7

Oct 2004

15.2 27.2 42.6 26.6 3.0 0.9 8.0 2.0 -0.6

Nov 2004

19.2 31.4 46.1 30.9 7.1 2.3 17.1 2.2 -0.1

Dec 2004

16.6 26.7 39.5 26.1 6.8 2.1 16.4 2.2 -0.2

Jan 2005

10.6 14.8 23.7 14.3 6.0 3.5 11.2 2.3 0.3

Feb 2005

10.4 15.2 25.9 14.7 5.1 3.2 9.0 2.4 0.1

Mar 2005

12.4 17.6 34.0 16.8 6.4 4.3 10.9 2.3 0.0

Apr 2005

17.1 24.9 39.1 24.2 8.1 4.1 16.4 2.2 -0.5

May 2005

9.9 11.3 33.2 10.3 8.1 5.0 14.7 2.2 -0.8

Jun 2005

7.3 8.2 34.2 6.9 6.3 5.6 7.7 2.0 -1.5

Jul 2005

14.2 20.4 41.5 19.5 7.1 5.5 10.6 2.1 -1.8

Aug 2005

20.2 31.4 41.5 31.3 7.6 5.7 11.9 2.1 -0.6

Sep 2005

34.8 54.3 55.9 54.8 13.1 6.4 28.1 2.0 -0.6

Oct 2005

29.5 37.0 41.2 37.0 20.5 8.4 45.3 2.1 -1.1

Nov 2005

18.3 16.8 26.5 16.1 20.1 11.4 36.1 2.1 -1.2

Dec 2005

17.1 16.7 27.2 16.1 17.6 10.7 30.2 2.2 -1.1

Jan 2006

24.8 27.3 30.6 27.4 21.9 15.0 34.5 2.1 -1.0

Feb 2006

20.1 20.7 24.2 20.6 19.6 15.4 26.7 2.1 -1.8

Mar 2006

17.3 17.0 18.5 17.0 17.8 14.9 21.9 2.1 -1.2

Apr 2006

17.8 21.2 20.2 21.5 14.0 14.8 11.0 2.3 -0.2

May 2006

23.6 32.7 27.1 33.4 12.7 13.0 10.0 2.4 0.0

Jun 2006

23.3 33.2 25.2 34.0 12.1 12.8 7.6 2.6 0.5

Jul 2006

20.5 28.8 19.7 29.6 10.8 12.7 4.0 2.7 0.0

Aug 2006

15.1 19.4 16.8 19.6 9.9 12.0 2.8 2.8 0.3

Sep 2006

-4.3 -11.0 -1.9 -11.9 6.2 11.8 -6.1 2.9 1.0

Oct 2006

-11.3 -17.5 -7.6 -18.3 -2.4 10.4 -24.0 2.7 0.5

Nov 2006

-3.8 -4.0 -3.0 -4.2 -3.5 6.5 -19.8 2.6 0.2

Dec 2006

2.9 6.1 2.3 6.4 -0.6 7.5 -14.2 2.6 0.9

Jan 2007

-3.1 -2.5 -2.0 -2.7 -3.7 4.1 -17.7 2.7 0.9

Feb 2007

-1.0 -1.2 0.1 -1.4 -0.9 3.7 -9.7 2.7 2.1

Mar 2007

4.4 6.9 2.8 7.2 1.5 3.8 -3.2 2.5 0.5

Apr 2007

2.9 3.1 0.7 3.2 2.6 3.7 0.2 2.3 -0.4

May 2007

4.7 5.6 -0.7 6.0 3.3 4.1 1.7 2.2 -0.8

Jun 2007

4.6 4.7 -0.1 5.0 4.5 3.4 7.2 2.2 -1.4

Jul 2007

1.0 -0.9 1.1 -1.1 3.8 3.1 5.2 2.2 -0.3

Aug 2007

-2.5 -5.9 -0.4 -6.4 2.3 3.0 0.5 2.1 -1.4

Sep 2007

5.3 8.5 7.3 8.7 1.5 3.1 -2.6 2.1 -1.8

Oct 2007

14.5 22.7 16.5 23.4 5.1 4.7 5.9 2.2 -1.2

Nov 2007

21.4 36.4 33.1 37.1 4.4 5.5 1.9 2.3 -0.4

Dec 2007

17.4 29.4 32.5 29.6 3.4 5.2 -0.4 2.4 -0.3

Jan 2008

19.6 34.4 40.4 34.5 3.0 3.7 1.2 2.5 -0.2

Feb 2008

18.9 32.7 37.9 32.7 3.4 3.4 3.5 2.3 -1.0

Mar 2008

17.0 27.3 48.4 26.0 4.1 3.7 5.3 2.4 -1.4

Apr 2008

15.9 22.5 52.6 20.7 6.6 5.0 10.9 2.3 -0.7

May 2008

17.4 22.9 64.0 20.8 8.8 5.8 16.5 2.3 -0.6

Jun 2008

24.7 35.0 78.0 32.8 10.0 5.6 21.5 2.4 -0.2

Jul 2008

29.3 39.7 75.7 37.9 14.8 7.9 32.7 2.5 0.8

Aug 2008

27.2 36.8 58.7 35.6 14.7 9.1 29.3 2.5 1.7

Sep 2008

23.1 32.3 44.0 31.7 10.9 7.7 19.0 2.5 1.4

Oct 2008

11.5 12.9 23.8 12.0 9.8 8.1 13.9 2.2 0.3

Nov 2008

-13.3 -27.1 -7.2 -29.4 7.9 8.1 7.5 2.0 0.0

Dec 2008

-21.3 -40.5 -21.0 -43.1 7.7 8.6 5.5 1.8 -1.0

Jan 2009

-20.4 -38.6 -26.9 -40.4 7.1 8.7 3.2 1.7 -0.9

Feb 2009

-18.5 -34.6 -29.2 -35.6 5.6 9.2 -3.3 1.8 0.8

Mar 2009

-23.0 -39.0 -39.5 -39.3 2.4 8.2 -11.4 1.8 1.4

Apr 2009

-25.2 -39.4 -41.2 -39.5 -1.9 6.3 -21.0 1.9 0.9

May 2009

-27.3 -39.8 -46.0 -39.4 -5.7 4.8 -29.4 1.8 0.8

Jun 2009

-25.5 -35.5 -47.6 -34.6 -7.8 2.8 -32.2 1.7 1.5

Jul 2009

-28.1 -37.9 -48.3 -37.3 -11.3 0.1 -36.2 1.5 1.1

Aug 2009

-23.0 -30.8 -39.9 -30.0 -10.6 -1.2 -32.7 1.4 0.6

Sep 2009

-21.6 -30.1 -36.0 -29.7 -8.0 -0.1 -28.0 1.5 1.1

Oct 2009

-14.0 -18.7 -26.3 -17.9 -7.1 -0.6 -24.0 1.7 1.4

Nov 2009

7.4 19.6 -6.9 23.6 -5.1 0.1 -18.6 1.7 1.0

Dec 2009

18.2 46.5 6.5 53.5 -5.4 -0.5 -18.1 1.8 1.9

Jan 2010

19.1 46.6 19.3 51.3 -4.7 -1.9 -12.2 1.6 1.7

Feb 2010

14.4 34.4 19.3 36.8 -4.2 -2.7 -8.4 1.3 0.0

Mar 2010

18.3 39.6 27.2 41.4 -1.8 -0.5 -5.5 1.1 -0.4

Apr 2010

18.5 37.0 28.0 38.3 -0.2 0.6 -2.9 0.9 -0.9

May 2010

14.7 27.0 27.1 27.0 1.1 0.7 2.3 0.9 -0.6

Jun 2010

3.0 4.9 16.6 3.9 0.7 0.4 1.9 0.9 -0.4

Jul 2010

5.2 8.0 15.1 7.4 1.7 1.3 3.1 0.9 -0.3

Aug 2010

3.8 5.1 10.6 4.4 2.1 1.6 3.8 0.9 -0.4

Sep 2010

3.8 5.8 11.8 5.1 1.5 1.1 3.0 0.8 -1.2

Oct 2010

5.9 9.9 14.5 9.5 0.9 0.6 1.9 0.6 -1.2

Nov 2010

3.9 7.7 11.1 7.3 -1.0 0.3 -4.8 0.8 -0.8

Dec 2010

7.7 13.9 16.5 13.8 -0.1 0.7 -2.8 0.8 -1.1

Jan 2011

7.3 13.4 17.3 13.4 -0.7 1.2 -6.4 1.0 0.0

Feb 2011

11.0 19.3 27.1 19.2 0.2 2.2 -5.9 1.1 -0.4

Mar 2011

15.5 27.5 34.0 27.5 -0.6 1.0 -5.5 1.2 -0.6

Apr 2011

19.0 32.7 35.1 33.1 0.1 0.6 -1.5 1.3 0.1

May 2011

21.5 36.2 36.0 36.9 1.1 1.8 -1.2 1.5 1.0

Jun 2011

20.1 35.1 37.3 35.6 1.0 1.5 -0.8 1.6 1.9

Jul 2011

19.0 33.3 37.2 33.6 0.9 2.0 -2.8 1.8 3.1

Aug 2011

18.4 32.1 35.4 32.4 1.0 1.9 -2.0 2.0 4.2

Sep 2011

19.3 32.8 33.4 33.3 2.1 2.7 0.2 2.0 3.5

Oct 2011

14.2 23.4 26.8 23.5 1.7 2.9 -2.2 2.1 4.2

Nov 2011

12.4 19.9 25.0 19.7 1.7 2.7 -1.3 2.2 4.8

Dec 2011

6.6 10.6 18.0 9.9 0.8 2.2 -3.7 2.2 4.6

Jan 2012

6.1 10.0 12.1 9.7 0.5 2.4 -5.5 2.3 4.7

Feb 2012

7.0 12.4 8.9 12.6 -1.0 1.9 -9.8 2.2 4.2

Mar 2012

4.6 8.7 5.3 9.0 -1.8 0.6 -9.1 2.3 4.9

Apr 2012

0.9 3.1 0.9 3.2 -2.4 0.6 -11.6 2.3 5.1

May 2012

-3.9 -3.7 -1.1 -4.0 -3.6 0.2 -14.9 2.3 4.4

Jun 2012

-3.9 -4.4 -6.8 -4.3 -3.0 0.5 -13.6 2.2 3.9

Jul 2012

-5.0 -5.5 -5.6 -5.5 -4.1 -1.3 -12.7 2.1 3.0

Aug 2012

-0.6 1.5 -0.8 1.8 -3.7 -1.2 -11.2 1.9 1.7

Sep 2012

2.3 6.4 4.0 6.8 -3.8 -1.5 -10.7 2.0 2.7

Oct 2012

4.0 8.6 5.6 9.1 -3.0 -1.2 -8.4 2.0 3.0

Nov 2012

0.3 1.7 2.6 1.9 -1.7 -0.7 -4.7 1.9 1.8

Dec 2012

0.5 1.5 3.6 1.7 -1.1 -0.5 -2.9 1.9 1.8

Jan 2013

-1.0 -1.4 2.0 -1.5 -0.3 0.5 -2.5 1.9 2.1

Feb 2013

2.3 3.1 2.3 3.3 0.9 0.8 1.3 2.0 2.4

Mar 2013

-1.6 -3.1 -2.4 -3.1 1.1 0.9 1.8 1.9 0.8

Apr 2013

-4.3 -8.1 -5.6 -8.3 2.6 1.1 7.6 1.7 0.3

May 2013

-1.0 -4.2 -5.8 -4.1 4.5 1.7 14.2 1.7 0.2

Jun 2013

3.2 2.6 1.8 2.8 4.0 1.9 11.7 1.6 0.8

Jul 2013

4.7 5.0 3.4 5.2 4.3 3.1 8.8 1.7 1.6

Aug 2013

-0.1 -2.2 0.0 -2.4 3.2 2.8 4.8 1.8 1.8

Sep 2013

-3.1 -7.0 -3.1 -7.5 3.7 3.2 5.3 1.7 0.8

Oct 2013

-4.8 -9.5 -4.6 -10.1 3.3 3.0 4.4 1.7 -0.2

Nov 2013

-2.4 -5.5 -4.1 -5.8 2.5 2.9 1.0 1.7 -0.1

Dec 2013

0.5 -0.8 -1.8 -1.0 2.4 3.2 -0.1 1.7 0.6

Jan 2014

2.1 0.5 2.0 0.1 4.5 4.4 4.9 1.6 -0.3

Feb 2014

-2.5 -6.8 2.9 -8.1 4.8 3.8 8.3 1.6 -0.6

Mar 2014

0.4 -4.0 2.1 -4.7 7.8 5.3 16.4 1.7 0.5

Apr 2014

3.3 2.7 3.7 2.4 4.3 2.1 11.8 1.8 0.6

May 2014

3.3 2.7 5.3 2.3 4.4 3.6 7.3 2.0 0.8

Jun 2014

3.2 2.3 4.0 2.0 4.4 4.2 5.1 1.9 0.9

Jul 2014

2.6 1.2 2.2 0.8 4.7 4.0 6.9 1.9 0.3

Aug 2014

0.4 -2.4 -0.2 -2.8 4.6 4.1 5.8 1.7 0.0

Sep 2014

-0.6 -3.3 -3.2 -3.6 3.5 2.8 5.8 1.7 0.5

Oct 2014

-1.6 -4.9 -6.5 -5.0 3.2 3.1 3.4 1.8 0.7

Nov 2014

-4.8 -10.2 -10.1 -10.5 2.9 2.8 3.2 1.7 -0.3

Dec 2014

-10.6 -20.5 -19.1 -21.0 3.7 3.1 5.8 1.6 -2.0

Jan 2015

-19.6 -34.7 -29.7 -35.4 1.9 2.5 -0.4 1.6 -1.4

Feb 2015

-18.8 -32.5 -31.2 -32.8 0.9 3.2 -6.5 1.7 -0.8

Mar 2015

-18.3 -28.8 -24.9 -29.2 -2.9 0.9 -14.4 1.8 -0.5

Apr 2015

-19.4 -31.2 -29.1 -31.7 -1.2 3.8 -16.3 1.8 -0.8

May 2015

-16.3 -24.8 -27.6 -25.0 -3.3 0.5 -15.4 1.7 -1.5

Jun 2015

-15.0 -23.2 -27.7 -23.3 -2.9 0.0 -13.0 1.8 -1.8

Jul 2015

-14.8 -22.4 -29.7 -22.3 -3.7 -0.7 -14.2 1.8 -1.6

Aug 2015

-15.0 -23.6 -34.6 -23.3 -3.0 -0.6 -11.5 1.8 -0.9

Sep 2015

-18.4 -29.5 -34.9 -29.6 -3.0 -0.4 -12.1 1.9 -1.4

Oct 2015

-17.1 -27.8 -32.9 -27.8 -2.9 -0.5 -11.0 1.9 -1.9

Nov 2015

-14.7 -24.2 -31.4 -24.1 -2.8 -0.2 -11.7 2.0 -1.5

Dec 2015

-12.6 -20.0 -31.4 -19.7 -4.3 -1.2 -14.9 2.1 -0.9

Jan 2016

-6.5 -8.5 -28.7 -7.3 -4.7 -2.4 -12.7 2.2 -0.5

Feb 2016

-12.5 -20.9 -32.1 -20.7 -4.6 -3.0 -10.3 2.3 0.9

Mar 2016

-12.6 -21.2 -34.8 -20.9 -3.3 -1.7 -9.2 2.2 -0.6

Apr 2016

-8.9 -14.2 -27.5 -13.8 -3.1 -2.1 -6.5 2.1 -0.6

May 2016

-10.1 -16.9 -23.6 -16.9 -2.0 -1.3 -4.7 2.2 0.5

Jun 2016

-9.4 -15.3 -19.6 -15.4 -2.5 -1.8 -5.0 2.2 0.4

Jul 2016

-10.9 -19.4 -17.8 -19.9 -0.9 -1.0 -0.4 2.2 0.3

Aug 2016

-9.2 -17.3 -12.8 -17.8 -0.4 -0.7 1.1 2.3 0.3

Sep 2016

-2.9 -6.4 -8.5 -6.5 0.7 0.1 2.9 2.2 -0.1

Oct 2016

0.1 -0.9 -2.1 -0.9 1.3 0.4 4.8 2.1 0.7

Nov 2016

1.1 0.8 -2.0 1.0 1.5 0.2 6.2 2.1 0.3

Dec 2016

5.4 9.0 12.7 9.1 2.2 0.7 7.8 2.2 -0.1

Jan 2017

10.8 20.0 24.8 20.3 2.9 1.0 10.1 2.3 1.0

Feb 2017

15.2 29.8 28.0 30.7 3.8 1.9 10.9 2.2 0.4

Mar 2017

10.9 19.8 24.9 19.9 3.4 1.6 10.3 2.0 0.6

Apr 2017

9.3 14.5 22.1 14.3 4.4 2.4 12.0 1.9 0.5

May 2017

5.4 6.1 11.9 5.8 4.8 2.7 12.8 1.7 -0.9

Jun 2017

2.3 0.0 4.3 -0.4 4.6 2.5 12.8 1.7 -0.7

Jul 2017

3.4 3.1 3.6 3.0 3.6 2.6 7.5 1.7 -0.4

Aug 2017

6.4 10.3 9.4 10.4 2.9 2.3 5.4 1.7 -0.6

Sep 2017

10.1 18.9 15.6 19.3 2.2 1.7 3.8 1.7 -0.2

Oct 2017

6.4 10.8 11.7 10.8 2.2 2.0 3.2 1.8 -0.6

Nov 2017

9.4 16.4 18.6 16.5 2.8 2.5 3.6 1.7 -1.6

Dec 2017

6.9 10.8 15.2 10.7 3.1 2.6 4.7 1.8 -1.6

Jan 2018

5.5 9.0 22.5 8.5 1.9 2.4 0.2 1.8 -0.7

Feb 2018

7.7 12.8 20.7 12.6 2.6 2.2 3.8 1.8 0.4

Mar 2018

7.0 11.3 20.0 11.1 2.5 2.2 3.4 2.1 0.3

Apr 2018

7.9 13.7 22.6 13.4 1.2 1.2 1.0 2.1 0.8

May 2018

11.7 21.7 25.3 21.8 0.6 1.0 -0.8 2.2 1.4

Jun 2018

12.0 24.3 30.8 24.3 -0.6 -0.1 -2.1 2.3 0.6

Jul 2018

12.1 25.4 34.7 25.4 -1.0 -0.8 -1.3 2.4 0.3

Aug 2018

10.2 20.4 30.9 20.3 -0.4 -0.5 0.1 2.2 -1.4

Sep 2018

4.8 9.6 23.4 9.1 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 2.2 -0.6

Oct 2018

8.9 16.3 26.2 16.1 0.1 0.7 -2.1 2.1 -0.4

Nov 2018

3.1 5.4 16.1 5.0 0.0 0.6 -2.1 2.2 -0.4

Dec 2018

-0.3 -1.8 1.9 -2.1 1.4 1.1 2.3 2.2 -0.1

Jan 2019

-4.8 -9.7 -8.1 -10.1 1.3 0.4 4.3 2.2 0.1

Feb 2019

-5.0 -8.6 -2.4 -9.1 -0.6 0.0 -2.6 2.1 -0.8

Mar 2019

-0.4 -0.6 -0.4 -0.7 -0.1 0.3 -1.4 2.0 -2.2

Apr 2019

1.7 2.9 -0.9 3.1 0.0 0.6 -1.9 2.1 -3.0

May 2019

-0.5 -0.3 -0.8 -0.2 -0.7 -0.2 -2.6 2.0 -3.1

Jun 2019

-3.4 -5.4 -5.6 -5.4 -0.7 -0.3 -2.1 2.1 -1.3

Jul 2019

-2.0 -3.4 -6.0 -3.3 -0.2 0.5 -2.9 2.2 -0.5

Aug 2019

-4.4 -7.1 -8.4 -7.1 -0.8 -0.1 -3.5 2.4 1.0

Sep 2019

-4.8 -8.2 -8.5 -8.2 -0.1 0.7 -2.7 2.4 -0.3

Oct 2019

-4.2 -7.4 -10.6 -7.3 0.4 0.4 0.2 2.3 -2.3

Nov 2019

-0.6 -1.5 -6.7 -1.2 0.6 0.5 1.1 2.3 -1.6

Dec 2019

3.4 7.4 4.6 7.9 -1.2 -0.4 -3.5 2.3 -1.2

Jan 2020

6.2 12.1 6.5 12.8 -0.4 0.5 -3.2 2.3 -1.3

Feb 2020

2.8 5.0 -5.9 5.6 0.0 0.6 -2.0 2.4 -0.9

Mar 2020

-5.7 -10.4 -20.1 -10.2 -0.5 0.2 -2.9 2.1 -1.6

Apr 2020

-17.7 -31.4 -33.2 -32.0 -0.2 0.2 -1.9 1.4 -5.7

May 2020

-18.9 -33.2 -37.5 -33.8 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3 1.2 -7.9

Jun 2020

-12.6 -23.2 -29.9 -23.4 0.1 0.1 -0.2 1.2 -7.3

Jul 2020

-11.2 -20.2 -27.2 -20.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.3 1.6 -6.5

Aug 2020

-9.0 -16.7 -23.6 -16.8 -0.1 -0.1 -0.5 1.7 -5.9

Sep 2020

-7.7 -15.5 -27.2 -15.4 1.4 0.7 3.8 1.7 -6.0

Oct 2020

-9.2 -18.1 -28.2 -18.0 1.4 1.3 1.8 1.6 -5.5

Nov 2020

-9.4 -19.3 -26.4 -19.3 2.3 1.6 4.4 1.6 -5.2

Dec 2020

-7.0 -15.2 -20.0 -15.2 2.6 2.2 4.1 1.6 -3.9

Jan 2021

-3.6 -8.7 -16.5 -8.6 2.1 1.5 4.3 1.4 -2.5

Feb 2021

2.4 1.6 -0.5 1.5 3.2 2.3 6.7 1.3 -3.6

Mar 2021

13.2 22.0 20.2 22.5 4.1 2.5 9.8 1.6 -2.5

Prices for food at home increased 3.3 percent over the past 12 months. All six major grocery store food group prices advanced over the period, with increases ranging from 1.6 percent (dairy and related products) to 5.4 percent (meats, poultry, fish, and eggs). Prices for food away from home rose 3.7 percent, as the 6.5-percent advance in prices for limited services meals was the largest 12-month increase since data were first collected in 1997.

Within energy, prices for gasoline rose 22.5 percent for the year ended March 2021, while natural gas prices increased 9.8 percent, and prices for electricity rose 2.5 percent. Fuel oil prices advanced 20.2 percent.

These data are from the Consumer Price Index program and are not seasonally adjusted. To learn more, see "Consumer Price Index — March 2021." Also see more charts on consumer prices.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Consumer prices increase 2.6 percent for the 12 months ending March 2021 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2021/consumer-prices-increase-2-6-percent-for-the-12-months-ending-march-2021.htm (visited May 15, 2021).

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