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Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Metadata Updated: May 16, 2022

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a market basket of consumer goods and services. Indexes are available for the U.S. and various geographic areas. Average price data for select utility, automotive fuel, and food items are also available. Prices for the goods and services used to calculate the CPI are collected in 75 urban areas throughout the country and from about 23,000 retail and service establishments. Data on rents are collected from about 43,000 landlords or tenants.

More information and details about the data provided can be found at http://www.bls.gov/cpi

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero

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Metadata Created Date May 16, 2022
Metadata Updated Date May 16, 2022

Metadata Source

Harvested from BLS Data

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 16, 2022
Metadata Updated Date May 16, 2022
Publisher Bureau of Labor Statistics
Maintainer
Identifier DOL-BLS-104
Data First Published 2019-12-11
Data Last Modified 2019
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 012:20
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Harvest Source Id 2762624f-7498-4ed8-a1cf-1c010ca6b6ea
Harvest Source Title BLS Data
Homepage URL http://www.bls.gov/cpi
License http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Program Code 012:032
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Department of Labor > Bureau of Labor Statistics
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 35750c1ea51049b225b41a7a7b048324795490b2
Source Schema Version 1.1

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