Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index

Change from Month One Year Ago
April 2023 4.4 %
March 2023 4.2 %
February 2023 5.1%
January 2023 5.4 %

The PCE price index, released each month in the Personal Income and Outlays report, reflects changes in the prices of goods and services purchased by consumers in the United States. Quarterly and annual data are included in the GDP release.

  • Current Release: May 26, 2023
  • Next Release: June 30, 2023

What is the Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index?

A measure of the prices that people living in the United States, or those buying on their behalf, pay for goods and services. The PCE price index is known for capturing inflation (or deflation) across a wide range of consumer expenses and reflecting changes in consumer behavior.

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