United States Core Inflation Rate

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    Aug 29, 2015
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    Annual core inflation rate in the United States increased to 1.9 percent in September of 2015, up from 1.8 percent in August and the highest since July of 2014. Upward pressure came from prices of services less energy (up 2.7 percent year-on-year), namely shelter (up 3.2 percent), medical care (up 2.4 percent) and transportation services (up 2.2 percent). On a monthly basis, core consumer prices went up 0.2 percent, following a 0.1 percent gain in August. Core Inflation Rate in the United States averaged 3.72 percent from 1957 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 13.60 percent in June of 1980 and a record low of 0 percent in May of 1957. Core Inflation Rate in the United States is reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 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. This page provides - United States Core Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

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