Inflation Rate 6.0%
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 300.840
Released on March 14 for February 2023. Next release on April 12 for March 2023.
U.S. Inflation Rates
On this page, U.S. inflation rates since 2000 are charted and detailed in a table.
Historical Inflation Rates
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Core Inflation Rates
Core inflation is the change in prices of good and services, minus food and energy items.
Inflation and Prices
I Bonds Rate News
I Bonds Rates
Series I savings bonds, or I bonds, are inflation-adjusted U.S. savings bonds.
Items Adjusted for Inflation
Gas Prices Adjusted for Inflation
Last year, the average price of a gallon of gas increased to $4.192 from 2021 average of $3.133.
Milk Prices Adjusted for Inflation
A gallon of milk, fresh, whole and fortified, was $4.09 in 2022 versus $3.55 in 2021.
Electricity Prices Adjusted For Inflation
The average price of electricity per kWH was 15.9 cents in 2022 compared to 14.1 cents in 2021.
Coffee Prices Adjusted For Inflation
The per-pound cost of coffee went up to $5.89 in 2022 from $4.71 in 2021.
Egg Prices Adjusted For Inflation
The cost of a Grade A dozen eggs surged to $2.86 in 2022 from $1.67 in 2021, inflation data shows.
Bacon Prices Adjusted For Inflation
The per-pound cost of bacon was $7.31 in 2022 compared to $6.64 in 2021.
Inflation Calculators by Region
Gas, Food, and Other Inflation Items
The average price of goods and services in the United States has been higher than typical and for many months in a row, spurring inflation. Here, you can check how inflation has affected areas like prices at the pump, food prices, prices for airline tickets, health care costs and more.
The price of gasoline declined 2% in the 12 months ending February compared to the annual increase of 1.5% in January.
Food prices increased 9.5% in the 12 months ended February after posting an annual increase of 10.1% in January.
Health Care Inflation
Health care prices increased 2.3% in the 12 months ended February 2023 after rising 3.1% previously.
Prices for college tuition and fees rose 2.3% in the 12 months ending February, matching the two prior increases
Prices for airline tickets increased 26.5% over the year ending February, after rising 25.6% previously.