The US Inflation Calculator website has been updated with the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data released Thursday, October 16. The newest figures indicate consumer prices (inflation) rose 4.9 in September from a year ago, compared to 5.4% in August. On a monthly basis, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was virtually unchanged following a 0.1% decrease in August.
The Inflation Calculator has been updated to use the latest figures for calculation, as has the following pages:
An in depth look at the released Labor Department data may be read via the article Consumer prices flat, inflation eases to 4.9% in September.