Gross Domestic Purchases Price Index

The gross domestic purchases price index is BEA's featured measure of inflation in the U.S. economy. The index measures the prices of goods and services purchased by U.S. residents, regardless of where the goods and services were produced.

3rd quarter 2018:
1.8 percent
2nd quarter 2018:
2.4 percent
Current Release

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  • Current Release: November 28, 2018
  • Next Release: February 28, 2019

What is the Gross Domestic Purchases Price Index?

A measure of inflation in the prices paid by consumers, businesses, and governments in the United States, including the imports they buy. The gross domestic purchases price index is BEA's broadest gauge of prices inside the country.

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