Gross Domestic Purchases Price Index

Quarterly - Percent Change from Preceding Quarter
Q2 2021 (3rd) +5.8 %
Q1 2021 (3rd) +3.9 %

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.

  • Current release: September 30, 2021
  • Next release: October 28, 2021

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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