The annual core consumer price inflation rate in the United States, which excludes volatile items such as food and energy, ticked down to 5.5% in April 2023, as expected, from 5.6% in the prior month, amid a downtick in the cost of rent. On a monthly basis, core consumer prices rose by 0.4% from a month earlier in April, the same pace as in March, in line with market expectations. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Core Inflation Rate in the United States averaged 3.63 percent from 1957 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 13.60 percent in June of 1980 and a record low of 0.00 percent in May of 1957. This page provides - United States Core Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United States Core Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2023.

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United States Core Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2023-04-12 12:30 PM Mar 5.6% 5.5% 5.6% 5.5%
2023-05-10 12:30 PM Apr 5.5% 5.6% 5.5% 5.6%
2023-06-13 12:30 PM May 5.5% 5.4%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 4.90 5.00 percent Apr 2023
Inflation Rate MoM 0.40 0.10 percent Apr 2023
Consumer Price Index CPI 303.36 301.84 points Apr 2023
Core Inflation Rate 5.50 5.60 percent Apr 2023
Core Consumer Prices 306.49 305.24 points Apr 2023
CPI Core Core 4.70 5.10 percent Apr 2023

United States Core Inflation Rate
In the United States, the core inflation rate tracks changes in prices that consumers pay for a basket of goods which excludes volatile food and fuel costs.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.50 5.60 13.60 0.00 1957 - 2023 percent Monthly
1982-1984=100, NSA

News Stream
US Core Inflation Rate Eases as Expected
The annual core consumer price inflation rate in the United States, which excludes volatile items such as food and energy, ticked down to 5.5% in April 2023, as expected, from 5.6% in the prior month, amid a downtick in the cost of rent. On a monthly basis, core consumer prices rose by 0.4% from a month earlier in April, the same pace as in March, in line with market expectations.
2023-05-10
US Annual Core Inflation Rate Edges Higher
The annual core consumer price inflation rate in the United States, which excludes volatile items such as food and energy, ticked up to 5.6% in March 2023, from a 14-month low of 5.5% in the prior month, matching market estimates as the cost of rent increased further. On a monthly basis, core consumer prices rose by 0.4% from a month earlier in March of 2023, in line with market expectations, and slowing slightly from the 0.5% increase in the previous month. Prices continued to fall for used cars and trucks and medical care services, while the transportation services and shelter were up.
2023-04-12