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September 13, 2018

Consumer Price Index August 2018

Source: NYSUT Research and Educational Services

The United States City Average Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for August 2018 was 252.146 — representing a change of 2.7 percent over the index for August 2017.

The Northeast Area Consumer Price Index for August 2018 was 266.425 — representing a change of 2.7 percent over the index for August 2017.

The New York-Northern New Jersey Area Consumer Price Index for August 2018 was 274.441 — representing a change of 2.2 percent over the index for August 2017.

The September 2018 CPI will be available October 11, 2018.

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 2018 and 2.3 percent for 2019.


Released on September 13, 2018
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