U.S. Inflation Rises as Economy Recovers
Percentage change in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) from the same month the previous year
This chart shows the percent change in the consumer price index (CPI) and core CPI, which excludes food and energy prices, on a yearly basis from January 2021 to July 2021.
Notes: The Federal Reserve aims to keep annual inflation at 2%. Core CPI excludes food and energy prices. Data is not seasonally adjusted.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics via Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.