American Inflation Rate

USA Inflation summary for August 2017

Release Date: September 14, 2017

Next Release Date: October 13, 2017

Current USA Inflation Rate

August 2017
1.939%
The Consumer Price Index for United States of America is 245.519 for the month of August 2017. The inflation rate year over year is 1.939% (compared to 1.72% for the previous month). Inflation from July 2017 to August 2017 was 0.299%.

Previous USA Inflation Rate

July 2017
1.72%

Month-to-Month USA Inflation Rate

July 2017 to August 2017
0.299%

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

Recent Inflation Rates for USA

Yearjanfebmaraprmayjunjulaugsepoctnovdecann
20172.5%2.738%2.381%2.2%1.872%1.625%1.72%1.939%
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%
20141.579%1.126%1.512%1.953%2.127%2.072%1.992%1.7%1.658%1.664%1.322%0.756%1.622%
20131.595%1.978%1.474%1.063%1.362%1.754%1.961%1.518%1.185%0.964%1.237%1.502%1.465%

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.