School Finance
April 11, 2018

Consumer Price Index March 2018

Source: NYSUT Research and Educational Services

The United States City Average Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for March 2018 was 249.554 — representing a change of 2.4 percent over the index for March 2017.

The Northeast Area Consumer Price Index for March 2018 was 263.556 — representing a change of 2.0 percent over the index for March 2017.

The New York-Northern New Jersey Area Consumer Price Index for March 2018 was 272.196 — representing a change of 1.7 percent over the index for March 2017.

The April 2018 CPI will be available May 12, 2018.

Future projections of the CPI by businesses and economic organizations are found in the complete document. CPI increases are projected at 2.4 percent for 2018 and 2.2 percent for 2019.


Released on April 11, 2018
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