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March 12, 2019

Consumer Price Index February 2019

Source: NYSUT Research and Educational Services

The United States City Average Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for February 2019 was 252.776 — representing a change of 1.5 percent over the index for February 2018.

The Northeast Area Consumer Price Index for February 2019 was 266.706 — representing a change of 1.3 percent over the index for February 2018.

The New York-Northern New Jersey Area Consumer Price Index for February 2019 was 275.823 — representing a change of 1.3 percent over the index for February 2018.

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

Future projections of the CPI by businesses and economic organizations are found in the complete document. CPI increases are projected at 1.8 percent for 2019 and 2.2 percent for 2020.


Released on March 12, 2019
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