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September 14, 2017

Consumer Price Index August 2017

Source: NYSUT Research and Educational Services

The United States City Average Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for August 2017 was 245.519 — representing a change of 1.9 percent over the index for August 2016.

The Northeast Area Consumer Price Index for August 2017 was 259.508 — representing a change of 1.6 percent over the index for August 2016.

The New York-Northern New Jersey Area Consumer Price Index for August 2017 was 268.657 — representing a change of 1.7 percent over the index for August 2016.

The September CPI will be available October 13, 2017.

Future projections of the CPI by businesses and economic organizations are found in the complete document. CPI increases are projected at 2.0 percent for 2017 and 1.9 percent for 2018.


Released on September 14, 2017
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