American Inflation Rate

USA Inflation summary for May 2018

Release Date: June 12, 2018

Next Release Date: July 13, 2018

Current USA Inflation Rate

May 2018
2.801%
The Consumer Price Index for United States of America is 251.588 for the month of May 2018. The inflation rate year over year is 2.801% (compared to 2.463% for the previous month). Inflation from April 2018 to May 2018 was 0.416%.

Previous USA Inflation Rate

April 2018
2.463%

Month-to-Month USA Inflation Rate

April 2018 to May 2018
0.416%

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

Recent Inflation Rates for USA

Yearjanfebmaraprmayjunjulaugsepoctnovdecann
20182.071%2.212%2.36%2.463%2.801%
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%
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%

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.