School Finance
June 12, 2019

Consumer Price Index May 2019

Source: NYSUT Research and Educational Services

The United States City Average Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for May 2019 was 256.092 — representing a change of 1.8 percent over the index for May 2018.

The Northeast Area Consumer Price Index for May 2019 was 269.744 — representing a change of 1.5 percent over the index for May 2018.

The New York-Northern New Jersey Area Consumer Price Index for May 2019 was 278.068 — representing a change of 1.5 percent over the index for May 2018.

The June 2019 CPI will be available July 11, 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 2.1 percent for 2020.


Released on June 12, 2019
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