Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States increased to 273.01 points in August from 272.27 points in July of 2021. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States averaged 117.28 points from 1950 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 273.01 points in August of 2021 and a record low of 23.51 points in January of 1950. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Consumer Price Index (CPI) - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Consumer Price Index (CPI) - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on September of 2021.

Consumer Price Index CPI in the United States is expected to be 273.68 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the United States Consumer Price Index (CPI) is projected to trend around 281.24 points in 2022 and 286.59 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United States Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
273.01 272.27 273.01 23.51 1950 - 2021 points Monthly
1982-1984=100, SA

United States Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 5.30 5.40 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.50 1.80 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 273.01 272.27 273.01 23.51 points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 279.34 279.05 279.34 28.50 points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 4.00 4.30 13.60 0.00 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 117.41 115.65 117.41 12.85 points [+]
Producer Prices 128.20 127.30 128.20 100.20 points [+]
Producer Prices Change 8.30 7.80 19.57 -6.86 percent [+]
Export Prices 142.60 142.10 142.60 82.40 points [+]
Import Prices 134.30 134.70 147.50 75.00 points [+]
Food Inflation 3.70 3.40 36.70 -34.30 percent [+]
Cpi Core Core 3.10 3.20 10.90 0.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 282.39 281.60 282.39 30.50 points [+]
Cpi Median 2.30 2.20 4.80 0.50 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 238.33 239.72 239.72 22.30 points [+]
Cpi Trimmed-mean 3.00 2.90 5.10 0.70 percent [+]
Core Pce Price Index 117.72 117.32 117.72 16.73 points [+]
Core Producer Prices 126.90 126.10 126.90 99.90 points [+]
Pce Price Index 115.86 115.39 115.86 16.07 points [+]
Inflation Expectations 5.20 4.80 5.20 2.33 percent [+]


United States Consumer Price Index (CPI)
In the United States, the Consumer Price Index or CPI measures changes in the prices paid by consumers for a basket of goods and services.