The chart and table of annual averages for rates of inflation displays yearly results from 2006-2017. This information is made available by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics and its published every month in the Consumer Price Index. The chart and table were last updated with BLS data for September on October 13, 2017. The next update is scheduled for November 15, 2017, which will be the tenth (October) reading for 2017.
Generally, more interest — at least what you hear or see through news media — is directed toward current inflation rates instead of annual averages shown below.
In 2017, the most recent monthly data (12-month based) is used in the chart and table.
Chart of Annual Averages (2007-2017)
Table of Annual Averages (2007-2017)