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January 11, 2019

Consumer Price Index December 2018

Source: NYSUT Research and Educational Services

The United States City Average Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for December 2018 was 251.233 — representing a change of 1.9 percent over the index for December 2017.

The Northeast Area Consumer Price Index for December 2018 was 265.286 — representing a change of 1.7 percent over the index for December 2017.

The New York-Northern New Jersey Area Consumer Price Index for December 2018 was 273.836 — representing a change of 1.6 percent over the index for December 2017.

The January 2019 CPI will be available February 13, 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 January 11, 2019
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