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USA inflation summary for August 2022

Updated: September 13, 2022
Next update: October 13, 2022

Current USA inflation rate

August 2022
8.263%
The Consumer Price Index for United States of America is 296.171 for the month of August 2022. The inflation rate year over year is 8.263% (compared to 8.525% for the previous month). Inflation from July 2022 to August 2022 was -0.035%.

Previous USA Inflation Rate

July 2022 to August 2022
-0.035%

Month-to-Month USA Inflation Rate

July 2022
8.525%

Recent inflation rates for USA

YearjanfebmaraprmayjunjulaugsepoctnovdecAnnual
20227.480%7.871%8.542%8.259%8.582%9.060%8.525%8.263%
20211.400%1.676%2.620%4.160%4.993%5.391%5.365%5.251%5.390%6.222%6.809%7.036%4.698%
20202.487%2.335%1.539%0.329%0.118%0.646%0.986%1.310%1.371%1.182%1.175%1.362%1.234%
20191.551%1.520%1.863%1.996%1.790%1.648%1.811%1.750%1.711%1.764%2.051%2.285%1.812%
20182.071%2.212%2.360%2.463%2.801%2.872%2.950%2.699%2.277%2.522%2.177%1.910%2.443%
All inflation rates are calculated using the USA Consumer Price Index (CPI) series.