US core consumer prices, which exclude volatile items such as food and energy, rose 0.9 percent in April 2021, its largest monthly increase since April 1982. Nearly all major component indexes increased in April. Along with the index for used cars and trucks, the indexes for shelter, airline fares, recreation, motor vehicle insurance, and household furnishings and operations were among the indexes with a large impact on the overall increase. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Core Consumer Prices in the United States averaged 130.05 points from 1957 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 273.70 points in April of 2021 and a record low of 28.50 points in January of 1957. This page provides the latest reported value for - United States Core Consumer Prices - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United States Core Consumer Prices - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.

Core Consumer Prices in the United States is expected to be 277.73 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Core Consumer Prices in the United States to stand at 275.28 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Core Consumer Prices is projected to trend around 281.39 points in 2022 and 286.18 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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United States Core Consumer Prices

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
273.70 271.21 273.70 28.50 1957 - 2021 points Monthly
1982-1984=100, SA

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-03-10 01:30 PM Feb 0.1% 0% 0.2% 0.1%
2021-04-13 12:30 PM Mar 0.3% 0.1% 0.2% 0.3%
2021-05-12 12:30 PM Apr 0.9% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
2021-06-10 12:30 PM May 0.7% 0.9% 0.4% 0.6%

United States Core Consumer Prices
In the United States, the core consumer price index tracks changes in prices that consumers pay for a basket of goods which excludes volatile food and fuel costs.