Consumer prices in the US edged down 0.1 percent month-over-month in December of 2018, following a flat reading in November and matching market expectations. It is the first monthly decline in consumer prices in nine months, as the gasoline index fell 7.5 percent. This decline more than offset increases in several indexes including shelter, food, and other energy components. The energy index went down 3.5 percent, as the gasoline and fuel oil indexes decreased, but the indexes for natural gas and for electricity increased. The food index went up 0.4 percent in December. Along with the index for shelter, the indexes for recreation, medical care, and household furnishings and operations all increased in December, while the indexes for airline fares, used cars and trucks, and motor vehicle insurance all declined. Inflation Rate Mom in the United States averaged 0.29 percent from 1950 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1.80 percent in February of 1951 and a record low of -1.80 percent in November of 2008.

Inflation Rate Mom in the United States is expected to be 0.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate Mom in the United States to stand at 0.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Inflation Rate MoM is projected to trend around 0.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-11 12:30 PM Inflation Rate MoM 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
2018-11-14 01:30 PM Inflation Rate MoM 0.3% 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
2018-12-12 01:30 PM Inflation Rate MoM 0% 0.3% 0% 0.2%
2019-01-11 01:30 PM Inflation Rate MoM -0.1% 0% -0.1% 0.2%
2019-02-13 01:30 PM Inflation Rate MoM
2019-03-12 12:30 PM Inflation Rate MoM
2019-04-10 12:30 PM Inflation Rate MoM 0.2%


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.90 2.20 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.00 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 252.73 252.88 252.88 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 260.03 259.48 260.03 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.20 2.20 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 110.68 110.27 110.68 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 117.10 117.30 117.30 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.50 2.50 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 126.10 126.90 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 124.70 125.90 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.60 1.40 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 261.36 260.47 261.36 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 204.54 209.92 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 110.67 110.50 110.67 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 116.40 116.50 116.50 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 108.87 108.81 108.87 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.00 2.97 3.40 2.42 percent [+]


United States Inflation Rate MoM

Inflation Rate MoM measures month over month change in the price of goods and services. This page provides - United States Inflation Rate MoM - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Inflation Rate MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.10 0.00 1.80 -1.80 1950 - 2018 percent Monthly
1982-1984=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 2.60 Dec/18
Russia 0.80 Dec/18
Mexico 0.70 Dec/18
Indonesia 0.62 Dec/18
Australia 0.40 Sep/18
United Kingdom 0.20 Dec/18
Brazil 0.15 Dec/18
Germany 0.10 Dec/18
Singapore 0.10 Dec/18
China 0.00 Dec/18
Euro Area 0.00 Dec/18
France 0.00 Dec/18
Canada -0.10 Dec/18
Italy -0.10 Dec/18
Netherlands -0.10 Dec/18
United States -0.10 Dec/18
Japan -0.20 Dec/18
South Africa -0.20 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia -0.30 Dec/18
South Korea -0.30 Dec/18
Switzerland -0.30 Dec/18
Spain -0.40 Dec/18
Turkey -0.40 Dec/18
India -0.43 Dec/18


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