Facts and Figures

Cost of Living

Mon. February 08, 2016

The CPI-W (Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers) declined 0.4% in December prior to seasonal adjustment. In the past year, the index has increased at a rate of 0.4%.  


Unadjusted Indexes This Month (December) Last Month (November)

Inflation Rate

(% Change from Last Year)

CPI-W All Items Current Base


230.791 231.721  0.4

CPI-W Medical Care


454.393 454.731  2.7


Source:  U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Price Index Release


Updated 2/8/16 by IAM&AW Strategic Resources Department