United States Inflation Rate

8.26%

As of the end of August 2022

Annual Inflation Rate by Month %

Trailing 12 month inflation rate by month.

Month-to-Month Inflation %

Incremental inflation change from month to month.

Inflation Rate by Year %

* 2022 inflation calculated using the last twelve months ending August 2022

Data Details

Inflation data calculated using consumer price index data from https://www.bls.gov/. The seasonally unadjusted CPI series is used as the basis for the calculated inflation rates.

United States - Inflation by Year

Year Inflation
2022* 8.26
2021 7.04
2020 1.36
2019 2.29
2018 1.91
2017 2.11
2016 2.07
2015 0.73
2014 0.76
2013 1.50
2012 1.74
2011 2.96
2010 1.50
2009 2.72
2008 0.09
2007 4.08
2006 2.54
2005 3.42
2004 3.26
2003 1.88
2002 2.38
2001 1.55
2000 3.39
1999 2.68
1998 1.61
1997 1.70
1996 3.32
1995 2.54
1994 2.67
1993 2.75
1992 2.90
1991 3.06
1990 6.11
1989 4.65
1988 4.42
1987 4.43
1986 1.10
1985 3.80
1984 3.95
1983 3.79
1982 3.83
1981 8.92
1980 12.52
1979 13.29
1978 9.02
1977 6.70
1976 4.86
1975 6.94
1974 12.34
1973 8.71
1972 3.41
1971 3.27
1970 5.57
1969 6.20
1968 4.72
1967 3.04
1966 3.46
1965 1.92
1964 0.97
1963 1.64
1962 1.33
1961 0.67
1960 1.36
1959 1.73
1958 1.76
1957 2.90
1956 2.99
1955 0.37
1954 -0.74
1953 0.75
1952 0.75
1951 6.00
1950 5.93
1949 -2.07
1948 2.99
1947 8.84
1946 18.13
1945 2.25
1944 2.30
1943 2.96
1942 9.03
1941 9.93
1940 0.71
1939 0.00
1938 -2.78
1937 2.86
1936 1.45
1935 2.99
1934 1.52
1933 0.76
1932 -10.27
1931 -9.32
1930 -6.40
1929 0.58
1928 -1.16
1927 -2.26
1926 -1.12
1925 3.47
1924 0.00
1923 2.37
1922 -2.31
1921 -10.82
1920 2.65
1919 14.55
1918 20.44
1917 18.10
1916 12.62
1915 1.98
1914 1.00

* 2022 inflation calculated using the last twelve months ending August 2022