School Finance
April 11, 2019

Consumer Price Index March 2019

Source: NYSUT Research and Educational Services

The United States City Average Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for March 2019 was 254.202 — representing a change of 1.9 percent over the index for March 2018.

The Northeast Area Consumer Price Index for March 2019 was 268.025 — representing a change of 1.7 percent over the index for March 2018.

The New York-Northern New Jersey Area Consumer Price Index for March 2019 was 276.570 — representing a change of 1.6 percent over the index for March 2018.

The April 2019 CPI will be available May 10, 2019.

Future projections of the CPI by businesses and economic organizations are found in the complete document. CPI increases are projected at 1.9 percent for 2019 and 2.2 percent for 2020.


Released on April 11, 2019
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