This statistic shows the projected annual inflation rate in the U.S. from 2011 to 2017. The data represents U.S. city averages. The base period was 1982-84. In economics, the inflation rate is a measurement of inflation, the rate of increase of a price index (in this case: consumer price index). It is the percentage rate of change in prices level over time. The rate of decrease in the purchasing power of money is approximately equal. In 2013, prices are forecasted to increase by 1.7 percent compared to the previous year.
The annual inflation rate for previous years can be found here.