Friday, May 12, 2017

CPI rose 0.2 percent in April, up 2.2 percent over past year

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2 percent in April. Over the last 12 months, the all items index rose 2.2 percent before seasonal adjustment.

The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.1 percent in April after declining in March.  The index for all items less food and energy rose 1.9 percent over the last 12 months; this compares to a 1.8 percent average annual increase over the past decade.

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