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CPI United States August of 2021

Americans CPI goes down to 5.3%

The annual variation rate of the CPI in United States in August of 2021 was 5.3%, 1 tenth less than the month before.The monthly variation rate of the CPI (Consumer Price Index) has been 0.2%, and thus the accumulated inflation in 2021 is 5%

We must highlight the increase of 1.8% in the prices of Clothing and footwear, until its interannual rate reached 4.2%, which is in contrast to the decrease in the prices of Transport of -0.6%, and an interannual variation of 17.8%.

In this page we show you the progression of the CPI in United States. You can see the inflation in other countries in CPI and see all the information about United States in United States's economy

CPI (overall index) United States August 2021
 InterannualAccum. since JanuaryMonthly variation
CPI (overall index) [+]5.3%
5.0%
0.2%
Food and non-alcoholic beverages [+]3.7%
3.3%
0.4%
Clothing and footwear [+]4.2%
5.9%
1.8%
Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels [+]3.5%
3.2%
0.3%
Furniture, household equipment and maintenance [+]4.0%
3.7%
0.8%
Health [+]0.4%
1.3%
0.2%
Transport [+]17.8%
17.1%
-0.6%
Communication [+]1.1%
1.0%
0.3%
Recreation and culture [+]3.4%
2.9%
0.5%
Education [+]1.4%
1.1%
0.6%
Miscellaneous goods and services [+]3.5%
2.7%
0.4%
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United States: CPI (overall index) annual
 2020  2019 
CPI (overall index) [+]1.4%
2.3%
Food and non-alcoholic beverages [+]3.9%
1.7%
Clothing and footwear [+]-3.9%
-1.2%
Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels [+]2.0%
2.6%
Furniture, household equipment and maintenance [+]3.2%
1.0%
Health [+]1.8%
4.6%
Transport [+]-2.4%
1.9%
Communication [+]2.4%
0.7%
Recreation and culture [+]0.9%
1.5%
Education [+]1.4%
2.1%
Miscellaneous goods and services [+]2.4%
2.3%