This index is delivered monthly by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. It is a measure of the price of goods and services that most represent consumers. It’s represented as a percentage of change on a monthly or annual basis. There are some challenges to its ultimate accuracy but it’s good as a general indicator of inflation at the consumer level. The CPI was 307.62 as of October 01, 2023.
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