American Inflation Rate

USA Inflation summary for August 2020

Release Date: September 11, 2020

Next Release Date: October 13, 2020

Current USA Inflation Rate

August 2020
1.31%
The Consumer Price Index for United States of America is 259.918 for the month of August 2020. The inflation rate year over year is 1.31% (compared to 0.986% for the previous month). Inflation from July 2020 to August 2020 was 0.315%.

Previous USA Inflation Rate

July 2020
0.986%

Month-to-Month USA Inflation Rate

July 2020 to August 2020
0.315%

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

Recent Inflation Rates for USA

Yearjanfebmaraprmayjunjulaugsepoctnovdecann
20202.487%2.335%1.539%0.329%0.118%0.646%0.986%1.31%
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%

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.