School Finance
April 17, 2017

Consumer Price Index March 2017

Source: NYSUT Research and Educational Services

The United States City Average Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for March 2017 was 243.801 representing a change of 2.4 percent over the index for March 2016.

The Northeast Area Consumer Price Index for March 2017 was 258.510— representing a change of 2.2 percent over the index for March 2016.

The New York-Northern New Jersey Area Consumer Price Index for March 2017 was 267.582— representing a change of 2.3 percent over the index for March 2016.

The March CPI will be available May 12, 2017.

Future projections of the CPI by businesses and economic organizations are found in the complete document. CPI increases are projected at 2.5 percent for 2017 and 2.3 percent for 2018.


Released on April 17, 2017
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