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June 11, 2021

Consumer Price Index May 2021

Source: NYSUT Research and Educational Services
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The United States City Average Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for May 2021 was 269.195 — representing a change of 5.0 percent over the index for May 2020.

The Northeast Area Consumer Price Index for May 2021 was 281.858 — representing a change of 3.9 percent over the index for May 2020.

The New York-Northern New Jersey Area Consumer Price Index for May 2021 was 290.991 — representing a change of 3.2 percent over the index for May 2020.

The June CPI will be available July 13, 2021.

Future projections of the CPI by businesses and economic organizations are found in the complete document. CPI increases are projected at 3.3 percent for 2021 and 2.5 percent for 2022.

Released on June 11, 2021
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