US Inflation Rate

The latest annual inflation rate for the United States is 0.8%, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on January 16, 2015. This US inflation rate is for the 12-month period from December 2013 to December 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. Next month’s release will be later than typical. The BLS, on February 26, 2015 at 8:30 AM ET, is set to publish inflation data and US inflation rates for January 2015 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 2015 as published by the US government. To find the accumulative inflation rate between two dates, use this calculator.

US Inflation Rate Table (1980 – 2015)

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ave
2015                          
2014 1.6% 1.1% 1.5% 2.0% 2.1% 2.1% 2.0% 1.7% 1.7% 1.7% 1.3% 0.8% 1.6%
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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