The personal consumption expenditure (PCE) price index in the United States increased 0.1 percent month-over-month in November of 2018, following a 0.2 percent rise in the previous month while markets were expecting no growth. Cost of goods fell by 0.3 percent, compared with a 0.2 percent increase in October, as nondurables declined 0.5 percent (vs 0.3 percent in October) and durable goods edged up 0.1 percent, the same as in the prior month. Meanwhile, prices of services went up 0.2 percent, the same pace as in the previous five months. Excluding food and energy, PCE prices were up 0.1 percent, the same as in the previous month and in line with market expectations. Year-on-year, the PCE price index advanced 1.8 percent, following a 2 percent gain in the prior month, and the core index rose 1.9 percent, above a 1.8 percent gain in October. Pce Price Index in the United States averaged 57.85 Index Points from 1959 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 108.87 Index Points in November of 2018 and a record low of 16.07 Index Points in January of 1959.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-29 01:30 PM PCE Price Index MoM 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
2018-11-29 01:30 PM PCE Price Index YoY 2% 2% 2%
2018-12-21 03:00 PM PCE Price Index YoY 1.8% 2% 1.7%
2018-12-21 03:00 PM PCE Price Index MoM 0.1% 0.2% 0%
2019-01-31 01:30 PM PCE Price Index YoY 1.8% 117%
2019-01-31 01:30 PM PCE Price Index MoM 0.1% 117%
2019-03-01 01:30 PM PCE Price Index YoY


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 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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
108.87 108.81 108.87 16.07 1959 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2012=100; SA




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United States 108.87 Nov/18


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