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Consumer Price Index

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The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a market basket of consumer goods and services. Indexes are available for the U.S. and various geographic areas. Average price data for select utility, automotive fuel, and food items are also available.

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Consumer Price Index (CPI): +0.2% in Sep 2020 News Release Historical Data

Unemployment Rate: 3.6% in Jan 2020 News Release Historical Data

Payroll Employment: +266,000(p) in Nov 2019 News Release Historical Data

Average Hourly Earnings: +$0.07(p) in Nov 2019 News Release Historical Data

Producer Price Index - Final Demand: +4.9%(p) in Aug 2020 News Release Historical Data

Employment Cost Index (ECI): +0.8% in 3rd Qtr of 2018 News Release Historical Data

Productivity: +1.2%(r) in 4th Qtr of 2019 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Import Price Index: -1.1% in Aug 2018 News Release Historical Data

U.S. Export Price Index: +0.2% in Aug 2018 News Release Historical Data

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News Releases

//CPI ZUNI3PO Test Re-run 10/27/2020// CPI News Release

10/13/2020

//CPI ZUNI3PO Test Re-run 10/27/2020// CPI for All Urban Consumers declined 0.2 percent in May after 0.1.
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Next Release

Next CPI data are scheduled to be released on March 25, 2020, at 8:30 A.M.
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Publications

Monthly Labor Review

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Employment growth accelerates in 2018, extending a lengthy expansion

This article uses data from the Current Employment Statistics survey to examine the state of U.S. employment in 2018. read more »

Beyond the Numbers

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This article examines the history of the Arlington Memorial Bridge and compares the original construction with a contemporary proposed rebuilding of it, which provides an interesting illustration of long-term price change in the United States, with the help of Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data. read more »

BLS Reports

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