The personal consumption expenditure (PCE) price index in the United States rose 0.2 percent from a month earlier in May 2019, easing from a 0.3 percent gain in April. Prices for services advanced 0.2 percent, slower than a 0.4 percent in the previous month; and cost of goods increased 0.1 percent, after rising 0.2 percent in April, of which nondurable (0.1 percent compared to 0.5 percent) while durable (0.1 percent compared to -0.4 percent). Year-on-year, the PCE price index went up 1.5 percent, below an upwardly revised 1.6 percent in April and the core index advanced 1.6 percent, the same as in the prior month and matching market expectations. Pce Price Index in the United States averaged 58.28 Index Points from 1959 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 109.73 Index Points in May of 2019 and a record low of 16.07 Index Points in January of 1959.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-31 12:30 PM PCE Price Index MoM Apr 0.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.3%
2019-05-31 12:30 PM PCE Price Index YoY Apr 1.5% 1.4% 1.5% 1.6%
2019-06-28 12:30 PM PCE Price Index YoY May 1.5% 1.6% 1.5%
2019-06-28 12:30 PM PCE Price Index MoM May 0.2% 0.3% 0.2%
2019-07-30 12:30 PM PCE Price Index YoY Jun 1.5%
2019-07-30 12:30 PM PCE Price Index MoM Jun 0.2%
2019-08-30 12:30 PM PCE Price Index MoM Jul


United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.60 1.80 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.10 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 255.31 255.16 255.31 23.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 262.80 262.03 262.80 28.50 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.10 2.00 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 111.37 111.19 111.37 12.85 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 118.30 118.20 118.30 100.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.70 1.80 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 125.90 126.90 135.30 82.40 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 125.60 126.80 147.50 75.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.90 2.00 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 266.46 265.14 266.46 30.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 213.07 215.39 223.54 22.30 Index Points [+]
Core Pce Price Index 111.60 111.39 111.60 16.73 Index Points [+]
Core Producer Prices 117.90 117.50 117.90 99.90 Index Points [+]
Pce Price Index 109.73 109.55 109.73 16.07 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.67 2.45 3.40 2.42 percent [+]


United States Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index

In the United States, the Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index provides a measure of the prices paid for domestic purchases of goods and services. While the Consumer Price Index assumes a fixed basket of goods and uses expenditure weights that do not change over time for several years, the Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index uses a chain index and resorts on expenditure data from the current period and the preceding period (known as Fisher Price Index). This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Personal Consumption Expenditure Price Index - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
109.73 109.55 109.73 16.07 1959 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
2012=100; SA




Country Last Previous
United States 109.73 May/19


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