Annual Averages for Rates of Inflation

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 August on September 14, 2017. The next update is scheduled for October 13, 2017, which will be the ninth (September) 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)



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Table of Annual Averages (2007-2017)

Date 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Annual Average 207.3 215.3 214.5 218.1 224.9 229.6 233.0 236.7 237.0 240.0 245.5