School Finance
April 16, 2013

Consumer Price Index: March 2013

Source: NYSUT Research and Educational Services

The United States City Average Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for March 2013 was 232.773 representing a change of 1.5 percent over the index for March 2012.

The Northeast Area Consumer Price Index for March 2013 was 248.719—representing a change of 1.5 percent over the index for March 2012.

The New York-Northern New Jersey Area Consumer Price Index for March 2013 was 256.589— representing a change of 1.9 percent over the index for March 2012.

The April CPI will be available May 16, 2013.

Future projections of the CPI by businesses and economic organizations are found on page 3. CPI increases are projected at 1.9 percent for 2013 and 2.1 percent for 2014.

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