The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by .5 percent in July. The annual rate of inflation for the last three months has been 1.9 percent and over the last 12 months was 3.2 percent.
The seasonally adjusted rate of change in the consumer price index during the month of February 2002 was 0.2 percent or an increase of two-tenths of one percent. The rate of increase in the consumer price index over the past twelve months was 1.1 percent. In February, the core consumer price index, which excludes energy and food prices, increased by 0.3 percent.
The seasonally adjusted consumer price index for the month of November was unchanged. The consumer price index has increased over the last twelve months by 1.9 percent. In November, the core index, which excludes energy and food prices, increased by .4 percent (4/10 of one percent). The core index has increased 2.8 percent over the last twelve months.
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