Facts and Figures

Cost of Living

Wed. August 19, 2015

The CPI-W (Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers) was unchanged in July. In the past year, the index has decreased at a rate of 0.3%.  Medical care costs increased 0.1% in July.

 

Unadjusted Indexes This Month (July) Last Month (June)

Inflation Rate

(% Change from Last Year)

CPI-W All Items Current Base

(1982-1984=100)

233.806  233.804  -0.3

CPI-W Medical Care

(1982-1984=100)

449.376  448.880  2.4

 

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

 

Updated 8/24/15 by IAM&AW Strategic Resources Department