School Finance
June 15, 2017

Consumer Price Index May 2017

Source: NYSUT Research and Educational Services

The United States City Average Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for May 2017 was 244.733 — representing a change of 1.9 percent over the index for May 2016.

The Northeast Area Consumer Price Index for May 2017 was 259.386 — representing a change of 1.7 percent over the index for May 2016.

The New York-Northern New Jersey Area Consumer Price Index for May 2017 was 268.183 — representing a change of 1.8 percent over the index for May 2016.

The June CPI will be available July 14, 2017.

Future projections of the CPI by businesses and economic organizations are found in the complete document. CPI increases are projected at 2.3 percent for 2017 and 2.2 percent for 2018.


Released on June 15, 2017
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