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Consumer Price Index (CPI-W)

Urban Wage and Clerical Workers (CPI-W)
1982-84 = 100

Monthly (U.S), bimonthly (Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton) and semiannual (Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton and Portland-Salem) data

Percents shown for U.S. represent change in CPI compared to the same month of the previous year. For the Seattle area, the percents represent the changes in the CPI compared to the same bi-monthly period and the same half-yearly period of the previous year. The Portland percentages are for the change from the comparable half-yearly period.

January 2012 - Present

 

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
Jan 2012 223.216 3.1%  
Feb 2012 224.317 3.1% 232.081 2.8%  
Mar 2012 226.304 2.9%  
Apr 2012 227.012 2.4% 234.808 2.8%  
May 2012 226.600 1.6%  
Jun 2012 226.036 1.6% 236.222 2.7%  
First Half 2012 225.581 2.4% 233.959 2.9% 223.712 2.2%
Jul 2012 225.568 1.3%  
Aug 2012 227.056 1.7% 236.750 2.7%  
Sept 2012 228.184 2.0  
Oct 2012 227.974 2.2% 237.947 2.3%  
Nov 2012 226.595 1.7%  
Dec 2012 225.889 1.7% 234.588 1.4%  
Second Half 2012 226.878 1.8% 236.564 2.2% 225.389 1.8%
Annual Average 226.229 2.1% 235.261 2.5% 224.551 2.0%
Jan 2013 226.520 1.5%  
Feb 2013 228.677 1.9% 236.542 1.9%  
Mar 2013 229.323 1.5%  
Apr 2013 228.949 0.9% 237.405 1.1%  
May 2013 229.399 1.2%  
Jun 2013 230.399 1.8% 238.963 1.2%  
First Half 2013 228.812 1.4% 237.271 1.4% 228.033 1.9%
Jul 2013 230.084 2.0%  
Aug 2013 230.359 1.5% 239.343 1.1%  
Sept 2013 230.537 1.0%  
Oct 2013 229.735 0.8% 239.363 0.6%  
Nov 2013 229.133 1.1%  
Dec 2013 229.174 1.5% 238.021 1.5%  
Second Half 2013 229.837 1.3% 238.987 1.0% 231.399 2.7%
Annual Average 229.324 1.4% 238.129 1.2% 229.716 2.3%
Jan 2014 230.040 1.6%  
Feb 2014 230.871 1.0% 239.607 1.3%  
Mar 2014 232.560 1.4%  
Apr 2014 233.443 2.0% 243.690 2.6%  
May 2014 234.216 2.1%  
Jun 2014 234.702 2.0% 244.293 2.2%  
First Half 2014 232.639 1.7% 242.530 2.2% 233.565 2.4%
Jul 2014 234.525 1.9%  
Aug 2014 234.03 1.6% 244.471 2.1%  
Sept 2014 234.17 1.6%  
Oct 2014 233.229 1.5% 244.289 2.1  
Nov 2014 231.551 1.1%  
Dec 2014 229.909 0.3% 240.726 1.1%  

Next Reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

U.S. - February 26, 2015
Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton: Bimonthly - March 24,, 2015
Next semiannual - mid February 2015

Current CPI from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics

January 1992 - December 2011

 

Month U.S.   Seattle Portland
Jan 1992 136.0 2.4%  
Feb 1992 136.4 2.7%  
Mar 1992 137.0 3.0%  
Apr 1992 137.3 3.0%  
May 1992 137.6 2.8%  
Jun 1992 138.1 3.0% 1st Half 1992 134.8 3.5% 135.5 4.6%
Jul 1992 138.4 3.1%  
Aug 1992 138.8 3.1%  
Sep 1992 139.1 2.9%  
Oct 1992 139.6 3.1%  
Nov 1992 139.8 2.9%  
Dec 1992 139.8 2.9% 2nd Half 1992 137.2 3.6% 137.7 4.2%
Jan 1993 140.3 3.2%  
Feb 1993 140.7 3.2%  
Mar 1993 141.1 3.0%  
Apr 1993 141.6 3.1%  
May 1993 141.9 3.1%  
Jun 1993 142.0 2.8% 1st Half 1993 138.9 3.0% 140.3 3.5%
Jul 1993 142.1 2.7%  
Aug 1993 142.4 2.6%  
Sep 1993 142.6 2.5%  
Oct 1993 143.3 2.7%  
Nov 1993 143.4 2.6%  
Dec 1993 143.3 2.5% 2nd Half 1993 141.1 2.8% 142.6 3.6%
Jan 1994 143.6 2.4%  
Feb 1994 144.0 2.3%  
Mar 1994 144.4 2.3%  
Apr 1994 144.7 2.2%  
May 1994 144.9 2.1%  
Jun 1994 145.4 2.4%  
Jul 1994 145.8 2.6% 1st Half 1994 143.7 3.5% 144.3 2.9%
Aug 1994 146.5 2.9%  
Sep 1994 146.9 3.0%  
Oct 1994 147.0 2.6%  
Nov 1994 147.3 2.7%  
Dec 1994 147.2 2.7% 2nd Half 1994 146.5 3.8% 146.8 2.9%
Jan 1995 147.8 2.9%  
Feb 1995 148.3 3.0%  
Mar 1995 148.7 3.0%  
Apr 1995 149.3 3.2%  
May 1995 149.6 3.2%  
Jun 1995 149.9 3.1% 1st Half 1995 148.3 3.2% 149.1 3.3%
Jul 1995 149.9 2.8%  
Aug 1995 150.2 2.5%  
Sep 1995 150.6 2.5%  
Oct 1995 151.0 2.7%  
Nov 1995 150.9 2.4%  
Dec 1995 150.9 2.5% 2nd Half 1995 150.4 2.7% 150.7 2.7%
Jan 1996 151.7 2.6%  
Feb 1996 152.2 2.6%  
Mar 1996 152.9 2.8%  
Apr 1996 153.6 2.9%  
May 1996 154.0 2.9%  
Jun 1996 154.1 2.8% 1st Half 1996 152.6 2.9% 153.9 3.2%
Jul 1996 154.3 2.9%  
Aug 1996 154.5 2.9%  
Sep 1996 155.1 3.0%  
Oct 1996 155.5 3.0%  
Nov 1996 155.9 3.3%  
Dec 1996 155.9 3.3% 2nd Half 1996 155.9 3.7% 156.5 3.8%
Jan 1997 156.3 3.0%  
Feb 1997 156.8 3.0%  
Mar 1997 157.0 2.7%  
Apr 1997 157.2 2.3%  
May 1997 157.2 2.1%  
Jun 1997 157.4 2.1% First Half 1997 158.2 3.7% 159.0 3.3%
Jul 1997 157.5 2.1%  
Aug 1997 157.8 2.1%  
Sep 1997 158.3 2.1%  
Oct 1997 158.5 1.9%  
Nov 1997 158.5 1.7%  
Dec 1997 158.2 1.5% Second Half 1997 159.9 2.6% 161.7 3.3%
Jan 1998 158.4 1.3%  
Feb 1998 158.5 1.1%   162.2 N/A    
Mar 1998 158.7 1.1%  
Apr 1998 159.1 1.2%   161.9 N/A    
May 1998 159.5 1.5%  
Jun 1998 159.7 1.5%   162.8 N/A    
      First Half 1998 162.1 2.5% 162.2 2.0%
Jul 1998 159.8 1.5%  
Aug 1998 160.0 1.4%   163.8 N/A    
Sep 1998 160.2 1.2%  
Oct 1998 160.6 1.3%   164.9  
Nov 1998 160.7 1.4%  
Dec 1998 160.7 1.6%   164.9 2.7%    
      Second Half 1998 164.4 2.8% 163.5 1.1%
Jan 1999 161.0 1.6%  
Feb 1999 161.1 1.6%   166.0 2.3%  
Mar 1999 161.4 1.7%  
Apr 1999 162.7 2.3%   167.8 3.6%  
May 1999 162.8 2.1%  
Jun 1999 162.8 1.9%   168.0 3.2%  
      First Half 1999 167.0 3.0% 166.2 2.5%
Jul 1999 163.3 2.2%  
Aug 1999 163.8 2.4%   168.8 3.1%  
Sept 1999 164.7 2.8%  
Oct 1999 165.0 2.7%   170.2 3.2%  
Nov 1999 165.1 2.7%  
Dec 1999 165.1 2.7%   170.1 3.2%  
      Second Half 1999 169.5 3.1% 169.6 3.7%
Jan 2000 165.6 2.9%  
Feb 2000 166.5 3.4%   171.6 3.4%  
Mar 2000 167.9 4.0%  
Apr 2000 168.0 3.3%   173.3 3.3%  
May 2000 168.2 3.3%  
June 2000 169.2 3.9%   174.5 3.9%  
      First Half 2000 172.8 3.5% 171.8 3.4%
July 2000 169.4 3.7%  
Aug 2000 169.3 3.4%   175.4 3.9%  
Sept 2000 170.4 3.5%  
Oct 2000 170.6 3.4%   177.5 4.3%  
Nov 2000 170.9 3.5%  
Dec 2000 170.7 3.4%   177.0 4.1%  
      Second Half 2000 176.4 4.1% 174.6 2.9%
Jan 2001 171.7 3.7%  
Feb 2001 172.4 3.5%   179.2 4.4%  
Mar 2001 172.6 2.8%  
April 2001 173.5 3.3%   179.4 3.5%  
May 2001 174.4 3.7%  
June 2001 174.6 3.2%   181.3 3.9%  
      First Half 2001 179.6 3.9% 176.4 2.7%
July 2001 173.8 2.6%  
Aug 2001 173.8 2.7%   181.5 3.5%  
Sept 2001 174.8 2.6%  
Oct 2001 174.0 2.0%   183.1 3.2%  
Nov 2001 173.7 1.6%  
Dec 2001 172.9 1.3%   181.1 2.3%  
      Second Half 2001 181.9 3.1% 178.5 2.2%
Annual Average 173.5 2.7%   180.8 3.6% 177.5 2.5%
Jan 2002 173.2 0.9%  
Feb 2002 173.7 0.8%   182.5 1.8%  
Mar 2002 174.7 1.2%  
Apr 2002 175.8 1.3%   183.6 2.3%  
May 2002 175.8 0.8%  
June 2002 175.9 0.7%   184.1 1.5%  
      First Half 2002 183.1 1.9% 178.7 1.3%
July 2002 176.2 1.3%  
Aug 2002 176.6 1.6%   184.8 1.8%  
Sept 2002 177.0 1.3%  
Oct 2002 177.3 1.9%   185.5 1.3%  
Nov 2002 177.4 2.1%  
Dec 2002 177.0 2.4%   184.6 1.9%  
      Second Half 2002 184.9 1.6% 179.3 0.4%
Annual Average 175.9 1.4%   184.0 1.8% 179.0 0.8%
Jan 2003 177.7 2.6%  
Feb 2003 179.2 3.2%   186.2 2.0%  
Mar 2003 180.3 3.2%  
Apr 2003 179.8 2.3%   187.0 1.9%  
May 2003 179.4 2.0%  
June 2003 179.6 2.1%   185.7 0.9%  
      First Half 2003 186.2 1.7% 181.7 1.7%
July 2003 179.6 2.0%  
Aug 2003 180.3 2.1%   188.2 1.8%  
Sept 2003 181.0 2.3%  
Oct 2003 180.7 1.9%   187.8 1.2%  
Nov 2003 180.2 1.6%  
Dec 2003 179.9 1.6%   185.3 0.4%  
      Second Half 2003 187.1 1.2% 182.0 1.5%
Annual Average 179.8 2.2%   186.7 1.5% 181.8 1.6%
Jan 2004 180.9 1.8%  
Feb 2004 181.9 1.5%   187.8 0.9%  
Mar 2004 182.9 1.4%  
Apr 2004 183.5 2.1%   189.1 1.1%  
May 2004 184.7 3.0%  
June 2004 185.3 3.2%   190.4 2.5%  
      First Half 2004 188.7 1.3% 184.9 1.8%
July 2004 184.9 3.0%  
Aug 2004 185.0 2.6%   189.6 0.7%  
Sept 2004 185.4 2.4%  
Oct 2004 186.5 3.2%   191.6 2.0%  
Nov 2004 186.8 3.7%  
Dec 2004 186.0 3.4%   190.3 2.7%  
      Second Half 2004 190.5 1.8% 187.0 2.7%
Annual Average 184.5 2.6%   189.6 1.6% 185.9 2.3%
Jan 2005 186.3 3.0%  
Feb 2005 187.3 3.0%   192.4 2.4%  
Mar 2005 188.6 3.1%  
Apr 2005 190.2 3.7%   196.2 3.8%  
May 2005 190.0 2.9%  
June 2005 190.1 2.6%   194.8 2.3%  
      First Half 2005 194.1 2.9% 189.4 2.4%
July 2005 191.0 3.3%  
Aug 2005 192.1 3.8%   195.3 3.0%  
Sept 2005 195.0 5.2%  
Oct 2005 195.2 4.7%   198.6 3.7%  
Nov 2005 193.4 3.5%  
Dec 2005 192.5 3.5%   196.1 3.0%  
      Second Half 2005 196.5 3.18% 192.2 2.8%
Annual Average 191.0 3.5%   195.3 3.0% 190.8 2.6%
Jan 2006 194.0 4.1%  
Feb 2006 194.2 3.7%   198.0 2.9%  
Mar 2006 195.3 3.6%  
Apr 2006 197.2 3.7%   202.5 3.2%  
May 2006 198.2 4.3%  
June 2006 198.6 4.5%   203.8 4.6%  
      First Half 2006 200.8 3.5% 194.7 2.8%
July 2006 199.2 4.3%        
Aug 2006 199.6 3.95%   205.1 5.0%  
Sept 2006 198.4 1.7%        
Oct 2006 197.0 0.9%   203.9 2.7%  
Nov 2006 196.8 1.8%        
Dec 2006 197.2 2.4%   204.3 4.2%  
      Second Half 2006 204.4 4.0% 197.3 2.7%
Annual Average 197.1 3.2%   202.6 3.7% 196.0 2.7%
Jan 2007 197.559 1.8%  
Feb 2007 198.544 2.2%   205.746 3.9%  
Mar 2007 200.612 2.7%  
Apr 2007 202.130 2.5%   210.388 3.9%  
May 2007 203.661 2.8%  
June 2007 203.906 2.7%   210.6 3.3%  
      First Half 2007 208.373 3.8% 201.217 3.3%
July 2007 203.700 2.3%  
Aug 2007 203.199 1.8%   210.2208 2.5%  
Sept 2007 203.889 2.8%  
Oct 2007 204.338 3.7%   213.107 4.5%  
Nov 2007 205.891 4.6%  
Dec 2007 205.777 4.3%   214.024 4.8%  
      Second Half 2007 212.160 3.8% 204.801 3.8%
Annual Average 202.767 2.9%   210.266 3.8% 203.009 3.6%
Jan 2008 206.744 4.6%  
Feb 2008 207.254 4.4%   216.332 5.1%  
Mar 2008 209.147 4.3%  
Apr 2008 210.698 4.2%   218.483 3.8%  
May 2008 212.788 4.5%  
June 2008 215.223 5.6%   223.573 6.2%  
      First Half 2008 218.664 4.9% 209.456 4.1%
July 2008 216.304 6.2%  
Aug 2008 215.247 5.9%   223.273 6.2%  
Sept 2008 214.935 5.4%  
Oct 2008 212.182 3.8%   220.687 3.6%  
Nov 2008 207.296 0.7%  
Dec 2008 204.813 -0.5%   261.424 1.1%  
      Second Half 2008 220.721 4.0% 210.557 2.8%
Annual Average 211.053 4.1%   219.692 4.5% 210.006 3.4%
Jan 2009 205.700 -0.5%  
Feb 2009 206.708 -0.3%   218.752 1.1%  
Mar 2009 207.218 -0.9%  
Apr 2009 207.925 -1.3%   220.208 0.8%  
May 2009 208.774 -1.9%  
June 2009 210.972 -2.0%   221.993 -0.7%  
      First Half 2009 219.853 0.5% 207.898 -0.7%
July 2009 210.526 -2.7%  
Aug 2009 211.156 -1.9%   221.873 -0.6%  
Sept 2009 211.322 -1.7%  
Oct 2009 211.549 -0.3%   221.339 0.3%  
Nov 2009 212.003 2.3%  
Dec 2009 211.703 3.4%   220.905 2.1%  
      Second Half 2009 221.463 0.3% 211.950 0.7%
Annual Average 209.630 -0.7%   220.658 0.4% 209.924 0.0%
Jan 2010 212.568 3.3%  
Feb 2010 212.544 2.8%   221.215 1.1%  
Mar 2010 213.525 3.0%  
Apr 2010 213.958 2.9%   222.309 1.0%  
May 2010 214.124 2.6%  
June 2010 213.839 1.4%   221.857 -0.1%  
First Half 2010 213.426 2.7%   221.714 0.8% 213.036 2.5%
July 2010 213.898 1.6%  
Aug 2010 214.205 1.4%   223.444 0.7%  
Sept 2010 214.306 1.4%  
Oct 2010 214.623 1.5%   223.112 0.8%  
Nov 2010 214.750 1.3%  
Dec 2010 215.262 1.7%   222.853 0.9%  
Second Half 2010 214.507 1.5%   223.053 0.7% 214.409 1.2%
Annual Average 213.967 2.1%   222.384 0.8% 213.722 1.8%
Jan 2011 216.400 1.8%  
Feb 2011 217.535 2.3%   225.790 2.1%  
Mar 2011 220.024 3.0%  
Apr 2011 221.743 3.6%   228.313 2.7%  
May 2011 222.954 4.1%  
Jun 2011 222.522 4.1%   230.072 3.7%  
First Half 2011 220.196 3.2%   227.455 2.6% 218.872 2.7%
Jul 2011 222.686 4.1%  
Aug 2011 223.326 4.3%   230.558 3.2%  
Sept 2011 223.688 4.4%  
Oct 2011 223.043 3.9%   232.697 4.3%  
Nov 2011 222.813 3.8%  
Dec 2011 222.166 3.2%   231.297 3.8%  
Second Half 2011 222.954 3.9%   231.415 3.7% 221.508 3.3%
Annual Average 221.575 3.6%   229.435 3.2% 220.190 3.0%

Annual data for U.S., Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, and Portland-Salem: 1980-2012

Percents shown represent change in the CPI-W over the previous year.

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
1980 82.9 13.4% 84.0 16.0% 88.2 12.3%
1981 91.4 10.3% 93.1 10.8% 95.8 8.7%
1982 96.9 6.0% 99.1 6.4% 98.8 3.1%
1983 99.8 3.0% 98.9 -0.2% 99.2 0.4%
1984 103.3 3.5% 102.1 3.2% 102.1 2.9%
1985 106.9 3.5% 104.2 2.1% 105.1 3.0%
1986 108.6 1.6% 105.0 0.8% 106.0 0.9%
1987 112.5 3.6% 107.4 2.3% 108.5 2.4%
1988 117.0 4.0% 111.0 3.4% 112.0 3.2%
1989 122.6 4.8% 116.2 4.7% 117.6 5.0%
1990 129.0 5.2% 124.5 7.1% 124.2 5.6%
1991 134.3 4.1% 131.3 5.5% 130.9 5.4%
1992 138.2 2.9% 136.0 3.6% 136.6 4.4%
1993 142.1 2.8% 140.0 2.9% 141.4 3.5%
1994 145.6 2.5% 145.1 3.6% 145.6 2.9%
1995 149.8 2.8% 149.4 2.9% 149.9 3.0%
1996 154.1 2.9% 154.3 3.3% 155.2 3.5%
1997 157.6 2.2% 159.0 3.1% 164.0 3.3%
1998 159.7 1.3% 163.2 2.6% 162.9 1.6%
1999 163.2 2.2% 168.3 3.1% 167.9 3.1%
2000 168.9 3.5% 174.6 3.7% 173.2 3.2%
2001 173.5 2.7% 180.8 3.6% 177.5 2.5%
2002 175.9 1.4% 184.0 1.8% 179.0 0.8%
2003 179.8 2.2% 186.7 1.5% 181.8 1.6%
2004 184.5 2.6% 189.6 1.6% 185.9 2.3%
2005 191.0 3.5% 195.3 3.0% 190.8 2.6%
2006 197.1 3.2% 202.6 3.7% 196.0 2.7%
2007 202.767 2.9% 210.266 3.8% 203.009 3.6%
2008 211.053 4.1% 219.692 4.5% 210.006 3.4%
2009 209.630 -0.7% 220.658 0.4% 209.924 0.0%
2010 213.967 2.1% 222.384 0.8% 213.722 1.8%
2011 221.575 3.6% 229.435 3.2% 220.190 3.0%
2012 226.229 2.1% 235.261 2.5% 224.551 2.0%
2013 229.324 1.4% 238.129 1.2% 229.716 2.3%

Last Modified: January 20, 2015