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January 15, 2020

Consumer Price Index December 2019

Source: NYSUT Research and Educational Services

The United States City Average Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for December 2019 was 256.974 — representing a change of 2.3 percent over the index for December 2018.

The Northeast Area Consumer Price Index for December 2019 was 270.429 — representing a change of 1.9 percent over the index for December 2018.

The New York-Northern New Jersey Area Consumer Price Index for December 2019 was 279.816 — representing a change of 2.2 percent over the index for December 2018.

The January CPI will be available February 13, 2020.

Future projections of the CPI by businesses and economic organizations are found in the complete document. CPI increases are projected at 2.2 percent for 2020 and 2.0 percent for 2021.


Released on January 15, 2019
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