Gross Domestic Purchases Price Index

1st quarter 2019:
0.7 percent
4th quarter 2018:
1.7 percent

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: May 30, 2019
  • Next Release: June 27, 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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