United States Inflation Rate

7.04%

As of the end of December 2021

Inflation Rate by Month %

Trailing 12 month inflation rate by month.

Inflation Rate by Year %

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
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