Core consumer prices in the United States increased 3.80 percent in May of 2021 over the same month in the previous year, the largest 12-month increase since the period ending June 1992. source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Core Inflation Rate in the United States averaged 3.57 percent from 1957 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 13.60 percent in June of 1980 and a record low of 0 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 2021.

Core Inflation Rate in the United States is expected to be 4.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Core Inflation Rate in the United States to stand at 1.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United States Core Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.70 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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United States Core Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.80 3.00 13.60 0.00 1957 - 2021 percent Monthly
1982-1984=100, NSA

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-03-10 01:30 PM Feb 1.3% 1.4% 1.4% 1.4%
2021-04-13 12:30 PM Mar 1.6% 1.3% 1.5% 1.6%
2021-05-12 12:30 PM Apr 3% 1.6% 2.3% 2.2%
2021-06-10 12:30 PM May 3.8% 3% 3.4% 3.2%
2021-07-13 12:30 PM Jun 3.8% 4.3%
2021-08-11 12:30 PM Jul
2021-09-14 12:30 PM Aug
2021-10-13 12:30 PM Sep

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.