US Inflation Rate

The latest annual inflation rate for the United States is 1.7%, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on September 17, 2014. This US inflation rate is for the 12-month period from August 2013 to August 2014 as the United States government typically publishes inflation rates about two weeks into a new month using data collected through to the end of the previous month. The BLS, on October 22, 2014 at 8:30 AM ET, is set to publish inflation data and US inflation rates for September 2014 and through to the annual period.

Below is a graph showing inflation rates during each of the last ten years, and the latest rate for 2014 based on the most recent 12-month period available.

US Inflation Rate Graph (2004 – Current)

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Below is a table containing United States inflation rates from 1980 to 2014 as published by the US government. To find the accumulative inflation rate between two dates, use this calculator.

US Inflation Rate Table (1980 – 2014)

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ave
2014 1.6% 1.1% 1.5% 2.0% 2.1% 2.1% 2.0% 1.7%          
2013 1.6% 2.0% 1.5% 1.1% 1.4% 1.8% 2.0% 1.5% 1.2% 1.0% 1.2% 1.5% 1.5%
2012 2.9% 2.9% 2.7% 2.3% 1.7% 1.7% 1.4% 1.7% 2.0% 2.2% 1.8% 1.7% 2.1%
2011 1.6% 2.1% 2.7% 3.2% 3.6% 3.6% 3.6% 3.8% 3.9% 3.5% 3.4% 3.0% 3.2%
2010 2.6% 2.1% 2.3% 2.2% 2.0% 1.1% 1.2% 1.1% 1.1% 1.2% 1.1% 1.5% 1.6%
2009 0.0% 0.2% -0.4% -0.7% -1.3% -1.4% -2.1% -1.5% -1.3% -0.2% 1.8% 2.7% -0.4%
2008 4.3% 4.0% 4.0% 3.9% 4.2% 5.0% 5.6% 5.4% 4.9% 3.7% 1.1% 0.1% 3.8%
2007 2.1% 2.4% 2.8% 2.6% 2.7% 2.7% 2.4% 2.0% 2.8% 3.5% 4.3% 4.1% 2.8%
2006 4.0% 3.6% 3.4% 3.5% 4.2% 4.3% 4.1% 3.8% 2.1% 1.3% 2.0% 2.5% 3.2%
2005 3.0% 3.0% 3.1% 3.5% 2.8% 2.5% 3.2% 3.6% 4.7% 4.3% 3.5% 3.4% 3.4%
2004 1.9% 1.7% 1.7% 2.3% 3.1% 3.3% 3.0% 2.7% 2.5% 3.2% 3.5% 3.3% 2.7%
2003 2.6% 3.0% 3.0% 2.2% 2.1% 2.1% 2.1% 2.2% 2.3% 2.0% 1.8% 1.9% 2.3%
2002 1.1% 1.1% 1.5% 1.6% 1.2% 1.1% 1.5% 1.8% 1.5% 2.0% 2.2% 2.4% 1.6%
2001 3.7% 3.5% 2.9% 3.3% 3.6% 3.2% 2.7% 2.7% 2.6% 2.1% 1.9% 1.6% 2.8%
2000 2.7% 3.2% 3.8% 3.1% 3.2% 3.7% 3.7% 3.4% 3.5% 3.4% 3.4% 3.4% 3.4%
1999 1.7% 1.6% 1.7% 2.3% 2.1% 2.0% 2.1% 2.3% 2.6% 2.6% 2.6% 2.7% 2.2%
1998 1.6% 1.4% 1.4% 1.4% 1.7% 1.7% 1.7% 1.6% 1.5% 1.5% 1.5% 1.6% 1.6%
1997 3.0% 3.0% 2.8% 2.5% 2.2% 2.3% 2.2% 2.2% 2.2% 2.1% 1.8% 1.7% 2.3%
1996 2.7% 2.7% 2.8% 2.9% 2.9% 2.8% 3.0% 2.9% 3.0% 3.0% 3.3% 3.3% 3.0%
1995 2.8% 2.9% 2.9% 3.1% 3.2% 3.0% 2.8% 2.6% 2.5% 2.8% 2.6% 2.5% 2.8%
1994 2.5% 2.5% 2.5% 2.4% 2.3% 2.5% 2.8% 2.9% 3.0% 2.6% 2.7% 2.7% 2.6%
1993 3.3% 3.2% 3.1% 3.2% 3.2% 3.0% 2.8% 2.8% 2.7% 2.8% 2.7% 2.7% 3.0%
1992 2.6% 2.8% 3.2% 3.2% 3.0% 3.1% 3.2% 3.1% 3.0% 3.2% 3.0% 2.9% 3.0%
1991 5.7% 5.3% 4.9% 4.9% 5.0% 4.7% 4.4% 3.8% 3.4% 2.9% 3.0% 3.1% 4.2%
1990 5.2% 5.3% 5.2% 4.7% 4.4% 4.7% 4.8% 5.6% 6.2% 6.3% 6.3% 6.1% 5.4%
1989 4.7% 4.8% 5.0% 5.1% 5.4% 5.2% 5.0% 4.7% 4.3% 4.5% 4.7% 4.6% 4.8%
1988 4.0% 3.9% 3.9% 3.9% 3.9% 4.0% 4.1% 4.0% 4.2% 4.2% 4.2% 4.4% 4.1%
1987 1.5% 2.1% 3.0% 3.8% 3.9% 3.7% 3.9% 4.3% 4.4% 4.5% 4.5% 4.4% 3.6%
1986 3.9% 3.1% 2.3% 1.6% 1.5% 1.8% 1.6% 1.6% 1.8% 1.5% 1.3% 1.1% 1.9%
1985 3.5% 3.5% 3.7% 3.7% 3.8% 3.8% 3.6% 3.3% 3.1% 3.2% 3.5% 3.8% 3.6%
1984 4.2% 4.6% 4.8% 4.6% 4.2% 4.2% 4.2% 4.3% 4.3% 4.3% 4.1% 3.9% 4.3%
1983 3.7% 3.5% 3.6% 3.9% 3.5% 2.6% 2.5% 2.6% 2.9% 2.9% 3.3% 3.8% 3.2%
1982 8.4% 7.6% 6.8% 6.5% 6.7% 7.1% 6.4% 5.9% 5.0% 5.1% 4.6% 3.8% 6.2%
1981 11.8% 11.4% 10.5% 10.0% 9.8% 9.6% 10.8% 10.8% 11.0% 10.1% 9.6% 8.9% 10.3%
1980 13.9% 14.2% 14.8% 14.7% 14.4% 14.4% 13.1% 12.9% 12.6% 12.8% 12.6% 12.5% 13.5%

 

 

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