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Prices of dairy and related foods down 1.0 percent over the year ended May 2024

June 18, 2024

June is National Dairy Month, and it's no cowincidence that, just like every month, BLS has cowculated legendairy data. So caseus diem (that's "cheese the day") and celebrate the work of the nation's dairy farmers and all manufacturers of dairy products. Speaking of dairy, prices for dairy and related food products decreased 1.0 percent over the year ended May 2024.

 Consumer Price Indexes for dairy and related products, January 2000–May 2024, seasonally adjusted (January 2000 = 100.0)
Month Dairy and related products Milk Cheese and related products Ice cream and related products
  Index   12-month
percent change
  Index   12-month
percent change
  Index   12-month
percent change
  Index   12-month
percent change

Jan 2000

100.0 -0.5 100.0 -2.4 100.0 1.7 100.0 -0.7

Feb 2000

100.9 -0.9 100.1 -5.0 100.0 1.5 101.7 1.5

Mar 2000

100.3 -1.4 100.3 -5.2 98.6 0.2 100.3 1.9

Apr 2000

101.3 2.7 101.0 4.5 99.8 2.4 101.3 1.2

May 2000

100.9 2.2 100.9 3.7 99.1 0.9 101.0 1.4

Jun 2000

101.1 2.2 100.7 3.3 99.0 0.8 101.4 1.2

Jul 2000

101.9 3.1 101.8 4.6 98.7 1.0 102.0 2.6

Aug 2000

101.7 2.7 102.4 5.4 99.0 0.0 101.4 2.1

Sep 2000

101.5 1.8 102.0 2.9 98.7 -1.1 102.1 2.6

Oct 2000

101.1 -1.5 101.8 -3.0 98.8 -2.1 101.9 1.1

Nov 2000

101.0 -1.9 100.8 -5.0 98.7 -1.6 102.8 3.0

Dec 2000

101.3 -0.2 102.3 -0.3 97.9 -2.4 102.4 1.6

Jan 2001

102.6 2.6 104.0 4.0 98.5 -1.5 103.5 3.5

Feb 2001

102.6 1.7 104.1 4.0 99.5 -0.5 103.0 1.2

Mar 2001

102.9 2.6 103.9 3.7 99.7 1.1 104.5 4.2

Apr 2001

103.3 1.9 104.5 3.4 99.0 -0.7 103.7 2.4

May 2001

104.2 3.2 104.9 3.9 101.1 2.0 103.6 2.6

Jun 2001

105.7 4.5 106.7 6.0 102.2 3.2 106.8 5.3

Jul 2001

106.2 4.3 107.1 5.3 103.0 4.4 108.9 6.8

Aug 2001

106.5 4.7 106.9 4.4 102.8 3.9 110.1 8.5

Sep 2001

106.4 4.8 106.6 4.5 104.0 5.4 109.3 7.0

Oct 2001

106.8 5.6 107.3 5.4 104.0 5.2 109.8 7.8

Nov 2001

107.3 6.2 107.1 6.3 104.5 5.9 110.6 7.6

Dec 2001

107.0 5.7 106.7 4.3 105.0 7.3 111.6 8.9

Jan 2002

107.0 4.3 105.4 1.3 105.1 6.7 109.1 5.4

Feb 2002

106.8 4.0 105.4 1.2 104.2 4.8 111.1 7.9

Mar 2002

106.8 3.8 104.8 0.8 103.5 3.8 112.6 7.7

Apr 2002

106.6 3.2 104.8 0.3 104.2 5.2 110.6 6.7

May 2002

106.7 2.5 104.3 -0.5 104.7 3.6 111.2 7.3

Jun 2002

106.4 0.7 104.1 -2.4 103.2 1.0 110.4 3.4

Jul 2002

105.6 -0.6 103.4 -3.5 103.3 0.3 110.9 1.9

Aug 2002

105.2 -1.2 102.9 -3.8 103.3 0.5 109.9 -0.2

Sep 2002

104.5 -1.8 102.4 -3.9 102.4 -1.5 109.9 0.6

Oct 2002

104.2 -2.4 102.7 -4.3 102.1 -1.8 110.6 0.7

Nov 2002

104.8 -2.3 102.9 -3.9 102.6 -1.9 110.8 0.2

Dec 2002

104.8 -2.1 103.2 -3.3 102.4 -2.5 109.9 -1.5

Jan 2003

104.4 -2.5 103.2 -2.0 101.1 -3.8 110.1 1.0

Feb 2003

104.9 -1.8 102.3 -2.9 102.5 -1.6 111.2 0.1

Mar 2003

105.2 -1.5 101.9 -2.8 102.2 -1.3 112.1 -0.4

Apr 2003

104.7 -1.8 102.3 -2.3 101.3 -2.7 108.8 -1.6

May 2003

104.3 -2.2 102.1 -2.2 101.5 -3.1 107.8 -3.0

Jun 2003

104.1 -2.2 101.4 -2.6 102.0 -1.1 105.6 -4.4

Jul 2003

103.8 -1.7 101.7 -1.6 102.1 -1.1 106.8 -3.7

Aug 2003

105.5 0.2 103.1 0.2 104.5 1.2 107.7 -2.0

Sep 2003

107.2 2.6 108.3 5.7 104.3 1.8 107.8 -1.9

Oct 2003

107.6 3.3 110.0 7.1 105.3 3.2 107.3 -3.0

Nov 2003

107.5 2.6 110.1 7.0 104.7 2.1 105.3 -5.0

Dec 2003

108.4 3.5 110.3 6.9 104.7 2.3 110.1 0.2

Jan 2004

108.5 3.9 109.6 6.2 104.9 3.8 109.1 -0.9

Feb 2004

108.3 3.2 108.7 6.2 105.0 2.4 108.5 -2.4

Mar 2004

108.2 2.8 107.6 5.6 105.8 3.5 109.5 -2.4

Apr 2004

109.5 4.6 109.8 7.2 106.8 5.4 110.9 1.9

May 2004

117.0 12.1 125.4 22.8 111.6 9.9 111.2 3.1

Jun 2004

118.8 14.1 129.0 27.2 113.0 10.7 110.7 4.9

Jul 2004

118.1 13.8 126.9 24.8 113.6 11.2 110.6 3.6

Aug 2004

116.4 10.3 121.3 17.7 113.9 9.0 110.9 3.0

Sep 2004

114.3 6.6 117.7 8.7 111.3 6.6 111.1 3.1

Oct 2004

114.6 6.5 118.2 7.4 111.6 6.0 110.1 2.6

Nov 2004

113.8 5.9 117.2 6.4 111.9 6.9 109.1 3.7

Dec 2004

113.3 4.5 116.8 5.9 110.3 5.3 109.5 -0.6

Jan 2005

115.4 6.3 120.0 9.5 112.1 6.8 110.0 0.8

Feb 2005

114.4 5.6 117.9 8.5 111.4 6.1 109.7 1.1

Mar 2005

114.2 5.5 119.1 10.6 110.9 4.9 107.9 -1.4

Apr 2005

114.7 4.7 118.5 8.0 112.0 4.9 110.3 -0.5

May 2005

115.4 -1.4 119.6 -4.6 112.0 0.3 111.2 0.0

Jun 2005

113.9 -4.1 118.2 -8.4 111.1 -1.7 107.2 -3.2

Jul 2005

114.3 -3.2 118.8 -6.4 111.5 -1.8 109.3 -1.2

Aug 2005

115.1 -1.1 119.0 -1.9 111.7 -1.9 110.7 -0.1

Sep 2005

114.4 0.1 118.5 0.7 110.9 -0.3 110.4 -0.6

Oct 2005

114.9 0.3 119.5 1.1 110.9 -0.5 111.0 0.8

Nov 2005

115.5 1.4 120.8 3.1 112.4 0.5 108.5 -0.6

Dec 2005

115.3 1.7 120.8 3.5 110.9 0.5 109.9 0.5

Jan 2006

115.6 0.2 120.1 0.1 111.4 -0.7 110.7 0.6

Feb 2006

115.4 0.9 121.0 2.6 110.3 -1.0 110.3 0.5

Mar 2006

115.2 0.9 119.3 0.2 111.3 0.3 110.1 2.0

Apr 2006

114.1 -0.5 118.6 0.1 109.7 -2.1 110.5 0.2

May 2006

113.9 -1.3 116.4 -2.7 111.0 -0.9 109.9 -1.2

Jun 2006

113.0 -0.8 116.1 -1.8 108.5 -2.3 111.1 3.7

Jul 2006

113.8 -0.4 116.5 -1.9 110.8 -0.6 111.3 1.8

Aug 2006

113.3 -1.6 115.7 -2.8 110.0 -1.5 108.6 -1.9

Sep 2006

113.2 -1.0 115.9 -2.2 109.2 -1.6 111.5 1.0

Oct 2006

114.5 -0.3 118.3 -1.0 109.7 -1.1 111.0 0.0

Nov 2006

113.7 -1.6 117.9 -2.4 108.9 -3.1 111.7 3.0

Dec 2006

113.9 -1.2 117.8 -2.5 108.8 -1.9 111.9 1.7

Jan 2007

115.5 -0.1 119.3 -0.7 109.9 -1.3 112.8 1.9

Feb 2007

115.7 0.2 120.4 -0.5 110.2 0.0 111.5 1.2

Mar 2007

116.9 1.5 121.4 1.8 111.4 0.1 113.4 3.0

Apr 2007

116.9 2.5 122.4 3.2 111.8 1.9 111.0 0.5

May 2007

117.9 3.5 125.1 7.5 111.7 0.6 111.8 1.7

Jun 2007

120.5 6.6 129.5 11.6 112.8 4.0 113.0 1.7

Jul 2007

124.5 9.5 137.8 18.2 115.9 4.6 113.4 1.9

Aug 2007

127.0 12.1 139.2 20.3 119.9 9.0 113.4 4.3

Sep 2007

128.1 13.1 140.6 21.3 121.8 11.5 114.2 2.4

Oct 2007

129.2 12.8 140.6 18.8 124.0 13.0 113.9 2.6

Nov 2007

129.6 14.0 141.9 20.3 124.0 13.8 115.0 3.0

Dec 2007

129.2 13.4 140.6 19.3 124.4 14.3 115.7 3.4

Jan 2008

130.2 12.8 140.4 17.7 125.2 13.9 115.1 2.0

Feb 2008

131.0 13.3 140.7 16.8 126.3 14.6 116.7 4.6

Mar 2008

129.7 11.0 137.6 13.3 125.1 12.4 116.8 3.0

Apr 2008

130.7 11.8 138.9 13.5 125.4 12.1 117.8 6.1

May 2008

130.8 11.0 137.9 10.2 127.2 13.9 118.6 6.1

Jun 2008

131.6 9.2 138.5 6.9 129.7 14.9 118.6 4.9

Jul 2008

134.7 8.1 144.4 4.8 132.9 14.7 118.2 4.1

Aug 2008

135.1 6.4 142.3 2.2 135.4 12.9 120.4 6.2

Sep 2008

134.4 4.9 140.2 -0.3 135.2 11.0 120.5 5.5

Oct 2008

133.9 3.6 137.6 -2.2 134.3 8.3 121.8 7.0

Nov 2008

134.1 3.5 138.9 -2.1 134.9 8.7 122.4 6.4

Dec 2008

132.7 2.7 136.0 -3.3 134.7 8.3 122.0 5.4

Jan 2009

131.9 1.3 134.1 -4.5 131.9 5.4 122.6 6.5

Feb 2009

128.7 -1.7 126.5 -10.0 129.4 2.5 123.1 5.5

Mar 2009

125.7 -3.1 121.0 -12.1 126.7 1.2 122.6 5.0

Apr 2009

124.1 -5.1 120.1 -13.6 123.7 -1.3 121.4 3.1

May 2009

123.4 -5.6 119.1 -13.6 122.5 -3.7 123.8 4.4

Jun 2009

122.2 -7.1 118.4 -14.5 122.4 -5.6 120.2 1.4

Jul 2009

121.5 -9.7 117.9 -18.4 121.1 -8.9 120.4 1.9

Aug 2009

121.1 -10.4 117.1 -17.7 120.7 -10.8 120.7 0.2

Sep 2009

121.7 -9.5 117.7 -16.0 121.5 -10.1 120.7 0.2

Oct 2009

122.9 -8.2 119.4 -13.2 121.9 -9.2 121.6 -0.2

Nov 2009

122.0 -9.0 120.2 -13.4 120.7 -10.5 121.1 -1.1

Dec 2009

122.6 -7.6 121.6 -10.6 122.1 -9.4 119.3 -2.1

Jan 2010

125.2 -5.1 124.9 -6.9 122.5 -7.1 120.7 -1.5

Feb 2010

125.1 -2.8 124.9 -1.3 122.8 -5.1 119.5 -2.9

Mar 2010

125.1 -0.4 124.5 2.9 123.0 -2.9 121.0 -1.3

Apr 2010

124.2 0.1 122.6 2.1 123.2 -0.4 121.2 -0.2

May 2010

124.4 0.9 123.3 3.5 123.7 1.0 120.7 -2.5

Jun 2010

124.6 1.9 125.5 6.0 124.0 1.3 120.9 0.5

Jul 2010

125.2 3.0 126.5 7.3 124.6 2.9 120.3 0.0

Aug 2010

125.1 3.3 126.4 7.9 125.3 3.8 119.7 -0.8

Sep 2010

125.3 2.9 125.4 6.5 125.6 3.3 119.4 -1.1

Oct 2010

126.7 3.0 126.4 5.8 126.5 3.8 120.0 -1.3

Nov 2010

126.7 3.8 127.2 5.8 126.9 5.1 120.0 -0.9

Dec 2010

127.2 3.7 127.8 5.1 127.1 4.1 122.3 2.5

Jan 2011

126.3 0.9 128.0 2.5 124.4 1.6 123.5 2.3

Feb 2011

127.5 1.9 128.6 3.0 124.4 1.3 125.9 5.4

Mar 2011

129.4 3.5 133.0 6.8 126.2 2.6 126.0 4.1

Apr 2011

132.4 6.7 135.9 10.9 129.5 5.1 127.1 4.9

May 2011

133.6 7.3 137.7 11.7 131.6 6.4 127.8 5.9

Jun 2011

134.4 7.9 138.3 10.2 133.2 7.4 129.0 6.7

Jul 2011

135.8 8.5 139.4 10.2 135.4 8.6 130.2 8.2

Aug 2011

137.0 9.5 140.8 11.4 136.1 8.6 130.9 9.4

Sep 2011

138.3 10.4 141.8 13.1 138.1 10.0 131.7 10.3

Oct 2011

137.7 8.7 140.3 11.0 137.3 8.5 132.3 10.2

Nov 2011

137.3 8.4 139.7 9.8 136.5 7.6 132.6 10.6

Dec 2011

137.0 7.8 139.6 9.2 135.1 6.3 133.2 8.9

Jan 2012

137.4 8.8 140.6 9.9 138.0 10.9 133.6 8.2

Feb 2012

137.3 7.7 138.8 7.9 137.5 10.5 131.3 4.3

Mar 2012

137.3 6.1 138.2 4.0 137.1 8.6 133.7 6.1

Apr 2012

136.7 3.2 137.2 0.9 135.1 4.3 133.9 5.3

May 2012

136.5 2.2 137.2 -0.4 134.1 2.0 135.8 6.2

Jun 2012

136.5 1.5 136.3 -1.4 135.2 1.5 133.2 3.3

Jul 2012

135.9 0.0 136.7 -1.9 133.1 -1.7 133.9 2.8

Aug 2012

135.7 -0.9 137.0 -2.7 133.4 -1.9 132.6 1.3

Sep 2012

135.8 -1.8 137.1 -3.3 133.6 -3.3 132.5 0.6

Oct 2012

136.3 -1.0 138.3 -1.5 134.8 -1.8 132.6 0.2

Nov 2012

137.3 0.0 141.8 1.5 135.4 -0.8 132.8 0.2

Dec 2012

137.5 0.4 142.2 1.9 135.9 0.6 131.5 -1.3

Jan 2013

137.4 0.0 141.6 0.7 136.1 -1.4 134.6 0.7

Feb 2013

137.5 0.2 140.8 1.4 136.1 -1.0 133.3 1.5

Mar 2013

136.8 -0.4 140.2 1.4 135.5 -1.2 133.1 -0.4

Apr 2013

137.5 0.5 139.6 1.8 135.5 0.3 132.9 -0.7

May 2013

136.8 0.2 137.9 0.5 135.7 1.1 132.7 -2.2

Jun 2013

137.1 0.4 139.8 2.6 134.5 -0.5 133.9 0.5

Jul 2013

136.9 0.8 139.4 2.0 134.7 1.2 133.0 -0.6

Aug 2013

137.1 1.0 139.3 1.7 135.1 1.3 132.9 0.3

Sep 2013

136.7 0.7 139.2 1.6 134.8 0.9 133.4 0.6

Oct 2013

135.8 -0.3 139.6 1.0 133.2 -1.2 132.6 0.0

Nov 2013

136.3 -0.7 141.1 -0.5 134.2 -0.9 132.6 -0.1

Dec 2013

136.8 -0.6 142.4 0.1 134.5 -1.1 132.1 0.5

Jan 2014

137.0 -0.3 142.5 0.7 134.4 -1.2 132.3 -1.7

Feb 2014

138.6 0.8 144.1 2.3 136.4 0.2 132.1 -0.9

Mar 2014

140.2 2.5 146.8 4.7 139.1 2.7 131.9 -0.9

Apr 2014

141.3 2.8 148.2 6.2 141.3 4.2 132.2 -0.6

May 2014

142.8 4.4 149.2 8.2 143.7 5.9 132.4 -0.2

Jun 2014

142.7 4.1 148.9 6.5 143.2 6.5 132.0 -1.4

Jul 2014

142.8 4.3 148.2 6.3 143.7 6.7 131.9 -0.8

Aug 2014

143.0 4.3 148.4 6.5 144.7 7.0 132.5 -0.3

Sep 2014

143.0 4.6 148.3 6.5 144.1 6.9 134.1 0.6

Oct 2014

143.3 5.5 147.4 5.6 146.0 9.6 134.1 1.1

Nov 2014

143.1 5.0 146.0 3.5 146.0 8.8 134.4 1.3

Dec 2014

144.0 5.3 146.2 2.6 145.7 8.3 136.5 3.4

Jan 2015

142.3 3.9 144.3 1.2 145.0 7.8 135.0 2.1

Feb 2015

141.6 2.1 140.1 -2.7 144.4 5.9 136.1 3.0

Mar 2015

141.1 0.7 140.1 -4.5 143.3 3.0 136.0 3.1

Apr 2015

140.3 -0.8 139.4 -6.0 141.7 0.3 135.9 2.8

May 2015

139.9 -2.0 139.0 -6.9 141.8 -1.3 133.8 1.0

Jun 2015

139.6 -2.2 138.3 -7.1 140.5 -1.9 134.5 1.9

Jul 2015

140.3 -1.7 139.5 -5.9 142.5 -0.9 134.7 2.1

Aug 2015

139.4 -2.5 137.6 -7.2 141.1 -2.5 135.6 2.3

Sep 2015

139.7 -2.3 137.4 -7.3 141.8 -1.6 136.0 1.4

Oct 2015

138.9 -3.0 136.3 -7.6 141.6 -3.0 136.4 1.7

Nov 2015

138.4 -3.3 134.9 -7.6 141.2 -3.3 135.6 0.9

Dec 2015

138.4 -3.9 134.7 -7.8 140.3 -3.7 135.2 -1.0

Jan 2016

138.0 -3.0 134.0 -7.1 141.0 -2.7 135.4 0.3

Feb 2016

137.9 -2.6 133.2 -4.9 140.8 -2.5 134.5 -1.1

Mar 2016

137.0 -2.9 131.9 -5.9 139.6 -2.6 135.4 -0.4

Apr 2016

137.4 -2.1 131.5 -5.6 139.9 -1.3 135.9 0.0

May 2016

136.6 -2.3 131.5 -5.4 139.1 -1.9 135.5 1.3

Jun 2016

136.2 -2.4 131.0 -5.3 137.0 -2.6 136.7 1.7

Jul 2016

136.0 -3.1 129.6 -7.1 137.8 -3.2 135.9 0.9

Aug 2016

135.9 -2.4 130.8 -5.0 137.7 -2.4 135.9 0.3

Sep 2016

136.2 -2.5 132.9 -3.3 137.5 -3.1 134.5 -1.1

Oct 2016

136.8 -1.5 133.8 -1.8 139.1 -1.8 134.7 -1.2

Nov 2016

136.2 -1.5 132.1 -2.1 138.1 -2.2 135.6 0.0

Dec 2016

136.6 -1.3 132.8 -1.4 136.4 -2.8 136.4 0.9

Jan 2017

137.4 -0.5 133.3 -0.5 138.8 -1.6 136.2 0.6

Feb 2017

138.6 0.5 133.5 0.2 140.0 -0.5 137.6 2.3

Mar 2017

137.3 0.2 133.0 0.8 138.6 -0.7 136.2 0.6

Apr 2017

137.1 -0.2 131.4 -0.1 138.8 -0.8 135.3 -0.5

May 2017

137.1 0.3 131.7 0.2 138.1 -0.7 136.6 0.8

Jun 2017

136.4 0.1 131.3 0.3 137.8 0.6 135.3 -1.0

Jul 2017

137.0 0.8 131.3 1.3 138.6 0.5 136.6 0.5

Aug 2017

136.6 0.5 130.3 -0.4 139.4 1.2 136.0 0.1

Sep 2017

136.2 -0.1 129.3 -2.7 138.8 1.0 135.2 0.5

Oct 2017

136.1 -0.5 129.6 -3.1 140.2 0.8 134.9 0.1

Nov 2017

136.4 0.1 129.9 -1.7 139.7 1.2 134.9 -0.5

Dec 2017

136.0 -0.4 129.2 -2.7 139.0 1.9 135.1 -0.9

Jan 2018

136.4 -0.7 128.7 -3.5 140.4 1.1 137.2 0.8

Feb 2018

136.1 -1.8 128.9 -3.5 139.0 -0.8 134.5 -2.2

Mar 2018

136.1 -0.9 128.0 -3.7 139.7 0.8 136.2 0.0

Apr 2018

136.3 -0.6 128.5 -2.3 140.0 0.9 135.6 0.2

May 2018

136.0 -0.8 128.4 -2.5 139.6 1.1 135.4 -0.9

Jun 2018

136.5 0.1 129.1 -1.7 140.5 2.0 136.2 0.6

Jul 2018

136.2 -0.6 128.0 -2.5 139.8 0.9 136.0 -0.4

Aug 2018

136.3 -0.2 128.8 -1.2 139.3 -0.1 136.5 0.3

Sep 2018

136.2 0.1 128.6 -0.6 139.4 0.4 136.7 1.2

Oct 2018

136.1 0.0 129.1 -0.4 138.8 -1.0 136.8 1.4

Nov 2018

136.0 -0.3 129.4 -0.4 138.3 -1.0 136.4 1.1

Dec 2018

136.2 0.2 128.6 -0.4 138.4 -0.4 137.1 1.5

Jan 2019

136.2 -0.1 129.3 0.5 137.5 -2.1 137.0 -0.2

Feb 2019

136.4 0.2 129.6 0.5 136.7 -1.7 138.3 2.8

Mar 2019

136.9 0.6 131.3 2.6 137.0 -2.0 136.3 0.1

Apr 2019

136.6 0.2 131.2 2.2 137.0 -2.2 137.4 1.3

May 2019

137.1 0.8 130.9 2.0 138.0 -1.2 137.2 1.4

Jun 2019

137.0 0.4 131.2 1.6 138.8 -1.2 134.5 -1.2

Jul 2019

137.2 0.7 132.2 3.2 138.6 -0.9 135.1 -0.7

Aug 2019

137.8 1.0 132.6 3.0 139.5 0.1 135.8 -0.5

Sep 2019

138.1 1.4 133.3 3.7 139.7 0.3 137.3 0.4

Oct 2019

138.7 1.9 134.2 3.9 141.4 1.9 139.0 1.6

Nov 2019

139.7 2.7 134.8 4.2 142.3 2.8 138.9 1.8

Dec 2019

139.7 2.6 135.4 5.3 142.6 3.1 137.2 0.1

Jan 2020

140.3 3.0 137.3 6.1 142.3 3.5 138.2 0.9

Feb 2020

141.4 3.7 137.5 6.1 143.9 5.3 138.2 0.0

Mar 2020

142.3 3.9 137.9 5.0 143.9 5.0 140.1 2.8

Apr 2020

143.7 5.2 138.7 5.7 146.5 7.0 142.8 3.9

May 2020

144.6 5.5 137.5 5.1 147.7 7.0 145.4 5.9

Jun 2020

143.8 4.9 136.5 4.0 147.3 6.1 145.3 8.0

Jul 2020

142.8 4.1 137.6 4.1 145.0 4.6 144.5 7.0

Aug 2020

145.5 5.6 142.7 7.6 148.8 6.7 143.5 5.7

Sep 2020

144.9 4.9 143.0 7.3 147.9 5.8 143.4 4.4

Oct 2020

144.1 3.9 140.2 4.5 147.9 4.6 141.5 1.8

Nov 2020

144.9 3.7 140.9 4.5 147.4 3.6 142.5 2.6

Dec 2020

146.0 4.5 143.8 6.2 148.1 3.8 142.8 4.0

Jan 2021

145.8 3.9 141.9 3.4 148.7 4.5 142.9 3.4

Feb 2021

145.3 2.7 140.3 2.0 148.0 2.8 142.1 2.8

Mar 2021

144.8 1.7 139.7 1.3 147.8 2.7 142.0 1.3

Apr 2021

144.7 0.7 141.6 2.1 146.0 -0.3 142.4 -0.2

May 2021

144.6 0.0 143.4 4.3 145.9 -1.2 141.9 -2.4

Jun 2021

144.7 0.7 143.8 5.4 146.0 -0.9 142.7 -1.7

Jul 2021

145.0 1.6 145.9 6.1 145.2 0.1 144.7 0.1

Aug 2021

144.7 -0.5 144.6 1.3 145.2 -2.4 143.5 0.0

Sep 2021

145.7 0.6 145.7 1.9 146.4 -1.0 143.7 0.3

Oct 2021

146.7 1.8 146.6 4.5 146.9 -0.6 146.4 3.5

Nov 2021

147.2 1.6 147.6 4.8 146.9 -0.3 143.5 0.7

Dec 2021

148.5 1.7 149.9 4.3 147.2 -0.6 145.0 1.6

Jan 2022

150.4 3.2 151.7 6.9 149.0 0.2 144.5 1.1

Feb 2022

152.8 5.2 156.0 11.2 150.8 1.9 147.0 3.4

Mar 2022

155.0 7.0 158.3 13.3 152.4 3.1 146.7 3.3

Apr 2022

157.9 9.1 162.5 14.7 155.5 6.5 149.2 4.7

May 2022

161.7 11.8 165.9 15.7 158.6 8.7 155.8 9.9

Jun 2022

164.2 13.5 167.3 16.3 160.3 9.7 160.6 12.5

Jul 2022

166.4 14.8 168.5 15.5 163.4 12.6 160.6 11.0

Aug 2022

168.0 16.1 169.2 17.0 164.8 13.5 163.3 13.8

Sep 2022

168.9 15.9 167.9 15.2 165.9 13.4 163.3 13.6

Oct 2022

169.6 15.6 168.0 14.6 165.1 12.4 166.1 13.4

Nov 2022

171.3 16.3 169.4 14.8 165.1 12.4 168.6 17.5

Dec 2022

171.3 15.3 168.7 12.5 166.0 12.8 166.7 14.9

Jan 2023

171.4 14.0 168.5 11.1 165.5 11.1 168.1 16.3

Feb 2023

171.6 12.3 168.5 8.0 164.9 9.4 167.5 14.0

Mar 2023

171.4 10.6 167.1 5.6 164.9 8.2 169.2 15.3

Apr 2023

170.6 8.0 165.0 1.6 165.0 6.1 168.3 12.9

May 2023

169.3 4.7 164.3 -0.9 164.3 3.6 168.6 8.2

Jun 2023

168.7 2.8 163.9 -2.0 162.1 1.1 169.0 5.3

Jul 2023

168.6 1.3 163.3 -3.1 162.9 -0.3 170.5 6.2

Aug 2023

168.4 0.2 163.1 -3.6 161.9 -1.7 170.1 4.2

Sep 2023

168.6 -0.2 164.5 -2.0 161.3 -2.8 170.7 4.6

Oct 2023

168.9 -0.4 165.5 -1.5 162.0 -1.9 169.1 1.8

Nov 2023

168.9 -1.4 165.4 -2.4 160.8 -2.6 170.4 1.1

Dec 2023

169.1 -1.3 165.6 -1.9 160.5 -3.3 171.3 2.7

Jan 2024

169.5 -1.1 164.5 -2.4 162.1 -2.1 168.4 0.2

Feb 2024

168.4 -1.8 164.2 -2.5 160.2 -2.8 166.9 -0.4

Mar 2024

168.2 -1.9 164.4 -1.6 159.7 -3.1 166.1 -1.9

Apr 2024

168.3 -1.3 163.0 -1.2 159.5 -3.3 171.5 1.9

May 2024

167.5 -1.0 161.0 -2.1 158.7 -3.4 170.2 1.0

Note: Dairy and related products also includes an other dairy and related producs category not shown separately.

Over the past several months, prices for dairy and related product have been lower than a year earlier. Since 2000, some of the largest over-the-year changes in prices for dairy and related products include a 10.4-percent decrease (August 2009) and a 16.3-percent increase (November 2022).

Milk prices were 2.1 percent lower in May 2024 than a year ago. Since 2000, the largest over-the-year changes in milk prices include a decrease of 18.4 percent (July 2009) and an increase of 27.2 percent (June 2004).

Prices for cheese and related products decreased 3.4 percent over the past 12 months, while prices for ice cream and related products increased 1.0 percent.

These data are from the Consumer Price Index program and are seasonally adjusted. For more information, see "Consumer Price Index — May 2024." Also see more charts of consumer price data.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Prices of dairy and related foods down 1.0 percent over the year ended May 2024 at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2024/prices-of-dairy-and-related-foods-down-1-0-percent-over-the-year-ended-may-2024.htm (visited July 22, 2024).

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