Monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) of all urban consumers in the U.S. from October 2017 to October 2018 (not seasonally adjusted)

Monthly Consumer Price Index of all urban consumers in the U.S. October 2018 This statistic shows the consumer price index for urban consumers in the United States from October 2017 to October 2018. The data represents U.S. city averages. The base period was 1982-84=100. The CPI is defined by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics as "a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a market basket of consumer goods and services". In October 2018, the unadjusted CPI amounted to about 252.89.
The annual consumer price index for urban consumers in the U.S. can be accessed here.

Consumer Price Index

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) began in 1919 under the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is published every month. The CPI for all urban consumers includes urban households in Metropolitan Statistical Areas and regions with over 2,500 inhabitants, as well as non-farm consumers living in rural regions. This index was established in 1978 and includes about 80 percent of the U.S. population. The monthly CPI of urban consumers in the United States increased from 246.82 in September 2017 to 252.44 in September 2018. For these consumers, CPI can also differ between regions, with a high of 259.54 in the Northeastern region as of 2017. The CPI in the United States has increased steadily over the past two decades from 140.3 in 1992 to 245.12 in 2017. Aforecast of the CPI expects this positive trend to continue, reaching 279.71 by 2023. As of November 2017, The CPI of the nation’s education had increased by 2.2 percent. More drastic CPI increase had such expenditure categories as fuels and gasoline, respectively 15.4 and 16.5 percent. In July 2015, costs of recreation, new cars, tobacco, and personal care had increased but prices for clothing, medical care, and household furniture had decreased. Comparatively, the CPI in Hong Kong reached 100.6 in 2015.
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Consumer Price Index (100 =1982-1984)
Oct '18252.89
Sep '18252.44
Aug '18252.15
Jul '18252.01
Jun '18251.99
May '18251.59
Apr '18250.55
Mar '18249.55
Feb '18248.99
Jan '18247.87
Dec '17246.52
Nov '17246.67
Oct '17246.66
Consumer Price Index (100 =1982-1984)
Oct '18252.89
Sep '18252.44
Aug '18252.15
Jul '18252.01
Jun '18251.99
May '18251.59
Apr '18250.55
Mar '18249.55
Feb '18248.99
Jan '18247.87
Dec '17246.52
Nov '17246.67
Oct '17246.66
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This statistic shows the consumer price index for urban consumers in the United States from October 2017 to October 2018. The data represents U.S. city averages. The base period was 1982-84=100. The CPI is defined by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics as "a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a market basket of consumer goods and services". In October 2018, the unadjusted CPI amounted to about 252.89.
The annual consumer price index for urban consumers in the U.S. can be accessed here.

Consumer Price Index

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) began in 1919 under the Bureau of Labor Statistics and is published every month. The CPI for all urban consumers includes urban households in Metropolitan Statistical Areas and regions with over 2,500 inhabitants, as well as non-farm consumers living in rural regions. This index was established in 1978 and includes about 80 percent of the U.S. population. The monthly CPI of urban consumers in the United States increased from 246.82 in September 2017 to 252.44 in September 2018. For these consumers, CPI can also differ between regions, with a high of 259.54 in the Northeastern region as of 2017. The CPI in the United States has increased steadily over the past two decades from 140.3 in 1992 to 245.12 in 2017. Aforecast of the CPI expects this positive trend to continue, reaching 279.71 by 2023. As of November 2017, The CPI of the nation’s education had increased by 2.2 percent. More drastic CPI increase had such expenditure categories as fuels and gasoline, respectively 15.4 and 16.5 percent. In July 2015, costs of recreation, new cars, tobacco, and personal care had increased but prices for clothing, medical care, and household furniture had decreased. Comparatively, the CPI in Hong Kong reached 100.6 in 2015.
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November 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
October 2017 to October 2018

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