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Consumer Price Index (CPI) in the USA

, January 1960 - August 2021: For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from January 1960 to August 2021. The average value for the USA during that period was 131.91 index points with a minimum of 29.3 index points in January 1960 and a maximum of 273.57 index points in August 2021. Click on the following link to see the values of Consumer Price Index (CPI) around the world.
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Measure: index points
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Definition: The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the changes in the cost of a basket of goods and services consumed by the average urban household.
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