Thursday, October 15, 2009

Consumer Price Index (CPI) September

On a seasonally adjusted basis, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.2 percent in September, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The increase was less than the 0.4percent rise in August. The index has decreased 1.3 percent over the last 12 months on a not seasonally adjusted basis.

Consumer Price Index Data for September 2009
  • After rising 0.1 percent in August, the food index declined 0.1 percent in September.
  • The energy index rose 0.6 percent in September after increasing 4.6 percent in August.
  • The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.2 percent in September after increasing 0.1 percent in both July and August.
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