Gross Domestic Purchases Price Index

2nd quarter 2019:
2.2 percent
1st quarter 2019:
0.8 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: September 26, 2019
  • Next Release: October 30, 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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