Consumer prices in the United States went up 0.2 percent month-over-month in February of 2019 after a flat reading in January, matching forecasts. It is the first monthly rise in the CPI, due to prices of food, gasoline and rents. The food index rose 0.4 percent, its largest monthly increase since May 2014, as both the food at home and food away from home indexes increased. The gasoline index rose 1.5 percent, following three consecutive monthly declines, resulting in the energy index rising 0.4 percent despite declines in the electricity and natural gas indexes. The index for all items less food and energy increased 0.1 percent in February after rising 0.2 percent in January, matching market expectations. Along with the shelter index, the indexes or personal care, apparel, and education all increased. The indexes for recreation, medical care, used cars and trucks, and new vehicles all declined in February. Inflation Rate Mom in the United States averaged 0.29 percent from 1950 until 2019, 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
2018-12-12 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 0% 0% 0.1% 0.1%
2019-03-12 12:30 PM Inflation Rate MoM 0.2% 0% 0.2% 0.1%
2019-04-10 12:30 PM Inflation Rate MoM 0.2% 0.2%
2019-05-10 12:30 PM Inflation Rate MoM
2019-06-12 12:30 PM Inflation Rate MoM


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.50 1.60 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.00 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 252.78 252.67 252.79 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 261.11 260.70 261.11 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.10 2.20 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 111.22 110.68 111.22 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 117.20 117.10 117.50 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.90 2.00 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 126.20 125.40 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 125.20 124.50 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.00 1.60 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 263.06 262.28 263.06 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 204.24 202.57 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 110.92 110.72 110.92 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 116.90 116.80 116.90 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 108.93 108.87 108.93 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.79 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 March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.20 0.00 1.80 -1.80 1950 - 2019 percent Monthly
1982-1984=100, SA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 3.80 Feb/19
China 1.00 Feb/19
Netherlands 0.90 Feb/19
South Africa 0.80 Feb/19
Australia 0.50 Dec/18
United Kingdom 0.50 Feb/19
Brazil 0.43 Feb/19
Germany 0.40 Feb/19
Russia 0.40 Feb/19
South Korea 0.40 Feb/19
Switzerland 0.40 Feb/19
Euro Area 0.30 Feb/19
Japan 0.30 Jan/19
India 0.21 Feb/19
Spain 0.20 Feb/19
United States 0.20 Feb/19
Turkey 0.16 Feb/19
Canada 0.10 Jan/19
Italy 0.10 Feb/19
France 0.00 Feb/19
Mexico -0.03 Feb/19
Indonesia -0.08 Feb/19
Saudi Arabia -0.20 Feb/19
Singapore -0.30 Jan/19


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