American Inflation Rate

USA Inflation summary for December 2019

Release Date: January 14, 2020

Next Release Date: February 13, 2020

Current USA Inflation Rate

December 2019
2.285%
The Consumer Price Index for United States of America is 256.974 for the month of December 2019. The inflation rate year over year is 2.285% (compared to 2.051% for the previous month). Inflation from November 2019 to December 2019 was -0.091%.

Previous USA Inflation Rate

November 2019
2.051%

Month-to-Month USA Inflation Rate

November 2019 to December 2019
-0.091%

Additional resources:
Historical Inflation Rates for USA
Historical CPI data for USA

Recent Inflation Rates for USA

Yearjanfebmaraprmayjunjulaugsepoctnovdecann
20191.551%1.52%1.863%1.996%1.79%1.648%1.811%1.75%1.711%1.764%2.051%2.285%1.812%
20182.071%2.212%2.36%2.463%2.801%2.872%2.95%2.699%2.277%2.522%2.177%1.91%2.442%
20172.5%2.738%2.381%2.2%1.872%1.625%1.72%1.939%2.233%2.041%2.203%2.109%2.129%
20161.373%1.018%0.853%1.125%1.022%1.006%0.835%1.063%1.464%1.636%1.693%2.075%1.263%
2015-0.089%-0.025%-0.074%-0.2%-0.04%0.124%0.17%0.195%-0.036%0.171%0.502%0.73%0.119%

The current inflation rate is a Year-over-Year calculation. The previous period's inflation rate is a Year-over-Year calculation. The Month-over-Month inflation rate is the inflation rate from month to month.

All Inflation Rates are calculated using the United States Consumer Price Index (CPI) numbers available on this site. See United States CPI.