Cost of Living

The CPI-W (Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers) increased 0.4% in June prior to seasonal adjustment. In the past year, the index has increased at a rate of 0.6% before seasonal adjustment.  


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

Inflation Rate

(% Change from Last Year)

CPI-W All Items Current Base


235.308 234.444  0.6

CPI-W Medical Care


466.574 465.314  3.9


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


Updated 7/28/16 by IAM&AW Strategic Resources Department