Current US Inflation Rates: 2004-2014

The latest annual inflation rate for the United States is 1.7% through the 12 months ended October 2014, as published by the US government on November 20, 2014. The next inflation update is scheduled for release on December 17, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. ET. This upcoming data update will offer the inflation rate over the 12 months ended November 2014.

The chart, graph and table below displays annual US inflation rates from 2004-2014. Rates of inflation are calculated using the Current Consumer Price Index published monthly by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). For 2014, the most recent monthly data (12-month based) is used in the chart and graph.

Historical inflation rates are available from 1914-2014. If you would like to calculate rates between different dates, the US Inflation Calculator will do that quickly.

Inflation Rates Graph (2004-2014)

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Annual Inflation Rates Chart (2004-2014)

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Table of Inflation Rates by Month and Year (1999-2014)

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ave
2014 1.6 1.1 1.5 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.0 1.7 1.7 1.7      
2013 1.6 2.0 1.5 1.1 1.4 1.8 2.0 1.5 1.2 1.0 1.2 1.5 1.5
2012 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.3 1.7 1.7 1.4 1.7 2.0 2.2 1.8 1.7 2.1
2011 1.6 2.1 2.7 3.2 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.8 3.9 3.5 3.4 3.0 3.2
2010 2.6 2.1 2.3 2.2 2.0 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.1 1.5 1.6
2009 0 0.2 -0.4 -0.7 -1.3 -1.4 -2.1 -1.5 -1.3 -0.2 1.8 2.7 -0.4
2008 4.3 4 4 3.9 4.2 5.0 5.6 5.4 4.9 3.7 1.1 0.1 3.8
2007 2.1 2.4 2.8 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.4 2 2.8 3.5 4.3 4.1 2.8
2006 4 3.6 3.4 3.5 4.2 4.3 4.1 3.8 2.1 1.3 2 2.5 3.2
2005 3 3 3.1 3.5 2.8 2.5 3.2 3.6 4.7 4.3 3.5 3.4 3.4
2004 1.9 1.7 1.7 2.3 3.1 3.3 3 2.7 2.5 3.2 3.5 3.3 2.7
2003 2.6 3 3 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.3 2 1.8 1.9 2.3
2002 1.1 1.1 1.5 1.6 1.2 1.1 1.5 1.8 1.5 2 2.2 2.4 1.6
2001 3.7 3.5 2.9 3.3 3.6 3.2 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.1 1.9 1.6 2.8
2000 2.7 3.2 3.8 3.1 3.2 3.7 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4
1999 1.7 1.6 1.7 2.3 2.1 2 2.1 2.3 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.2