School Finance
April 15, 2014

Consumer Price Index - March 2014

Source: NYSUT Research and Educational Services

The United States City Average Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for March 2014 was 236.293 — representing a change of 1.5 percent over the index for March 2013.

The Northeast Area Consumer Price Index for March 2014 was 252.413 — representing a change of 1.5 percent over the index for March 2013.

The New York-Northern New Jersey Area Consumer Price Index for March 2014 was 259.971 — representing a change of 1.3 percent over the index for March 2013.

The April CPI will be available May 15, 2014.

Future projections of the CPI by businesses and economic organizations are found on page 3. CPI increases are projected at 1.7 percent for 2014 and 2.0 percent for 2015.