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Consumer Price Index

Urban Wage and Clerical Workers
(CPI-W)
1982-84 = 100
Updated 03/18/2014

Contents

Monthly (U.S), bimonthly (Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton) and semiannual (Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton and Portland-Salem) data: January 2012 - present

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.

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
Jan 2012 223.216 3.1%
Feb 2012 224.317 3.1% 232.0812.8%
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 2013228.677 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 2014230.871 1.0% 239.607 1.3%

Next Reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

U.S. - April 15, 2014
Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton: Bimonthly - May 15, 2014
Next semiannual - August 19, 2014

"Current CPI" from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics

Monthly (U.S), bimonthly (Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton) and semiannual (Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton and Portland-Salem) data: January 1992 - December 2011

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.

Month U.S. Seattle Portland
Jan 1992136.02.4%
Feb 1992136.42.7%
Mar 1992137.03.0%
Apr 1992137.33.0%
May 1992137.62.8%
Jun 1992138.13.0%1st Half 1992134.83.5%135.54.6%
Jul 1992138.43.1%
Aug 1992138.83.1%
Sep 1992139.12.9%
Oct 1992139.63.1%
Nov 1992139.82.9%
Dec 1992139.82.9%2nd Half 1992137.23.6%137.74.2%
Jan 1993140.33.2%
Feb 1993140.73.2%
Mar 1993141.13.0%
Apr 1993141.63.1%
May 1993141.93.1%
Jun 1993142.02.8%1st Half 1993138.93.0%140.33.5%
Jul 1993142.12.7%
Aug 1993142.42.6%
Sep 1993142.62.5%
Oct 1993143.32.7%
Nov 1993143.42.6%
Dec 1993143.32.5%2nd Half 1993141.12.8%142.63.6%
Jan 1994143.62.4%
Feb 1994144.02.3%
Mar 1994144.42.3%
Apr 1994144.72.2%
May 1994144.92.1%
Jun 1994145.42.4%
Jul 1994145.82.6%1st Half 1994143.73.5%144.32.9%
Aug 1994146.52.9%
Sep 1994146.93.0%
Oct 1994147.02.6%
Nov 1994147.32.7%
Dec 1994147.22.7%2nd Half 1994146.53.8%146.82.9%
Jan 1995147.82.9%
Feb 1995148.33.0%
Mar 1995148.73.0%
Apr 1995149.33.2%
May 1995149.63.2%
Jun 1995149.93.1%1st Half 1995148.33.2%149.13.3%
Jul 1995149.92.8%
Aug 1995150.22.5%
Sep 1995150.62.5%
Oct 1995151.02.7%
Nov 1995150.92.4%
Dec 1995150.92.5%2nd Half 1995150.42.7%150.72.7%
Jan 1996151.72.6%
Feb 1996152.22.6%
Mar 1996152.92.8%
Apr 1996153.62.9%
May 1996154.02.9%
Jun 1996154.12.8%1st Half 1996152.62.9%153.93.2%
Jul 1996154.32.9%
Aug 1996154.52.9%
Sep 1996155.13.0%
Oct 1996155.53.0%
Nov 1996155.93.3%
Dec 1996155.93.3%2nd Half 1996155.93.7%156.53.8%
Jan 1997156.33.0%
Feb 1997156.83.0%
Mar 1997157.02.7%
Apr 1997157.22.3%
May 1997157.22.1%
Jun 1997157.42.1%First Half 1997158.23.7%159.03.3%
Jul 1997157.52.1%
Aug 1997157.82.1%
Sep 1997158.32.1%
Oct 1997158.51.9%
Nov 1997158.51.7%
Dec 1997158.21.5%Second Half 1997159.92.6%161.73.3%
Jan 1998158.41.3%
Feb 1998158.51.1%162.2N/A
Mar 1998158.71.1%
Apr 1998159.11.2%161.9N/A
May 1998159.51.5%
Jun 1998159.71.5%162.8N/A
First Half 1998162.12.5%162.22.0%
Jul 1998159.81.5%
Aug 1998160.01.4%163.8N/A
Sep 1998160.21.2%
Oct 1998160.61.3%164.9
Nov 1998160.71.4%
Dec 1998160.71.6%164.92.7%
Second Half 1998164.42.8%163.51.1%
Jan 1999161.01.6%
Feb 1999161.11.6%166.02.3%
Mar 1999161.41.7%
Apr 1999162.72.3%167.83.6%
May 1999162.82.1%
Jun 1999162.81.9%168.03.2%
First Half 1999167.03.0%166.22.5%
Jul 1999163.32.2%
Aug 1999163.82.4%168.83.1%
Sept 1999164.72.8%
Oct 1999165.02.7%170.23.2%
Nov 1999165.12.7%
Dec 1999165.12.7%170.13.2%
Second Half 1999169.53.1%169.63.7%
Jan 2000165.62.9%
Feb 2000166.53.4%171.63.4%
Mar 2000167.94.0%
Apr 2000168.03.3%173.33.3%
May 2000168.23.3%
June 2000169.23.9%174.53.9%
First Half 2000172.83.5%171.83.4%
July 2000169.43.7%
Aug 2000169.33.4%175.43.9%
Sept 2000170.43.5%
Oct 2000170.63.4%177.54.3%
Nov 2000170.93.5%
Dec 2000170.73.4%177.04.1%
Second Half 2000176.44.1%174.62.9%
Jan 2001171.73.7%
Feb 2001172.43.5%179.24.4%
Mar 2001172.62.8%
April 2001173.53.3%179.43.5%
May 2001174.43.7%
June 2001174.63.2%181.33.9%
First Half 2001179.63.9%176.42.7%
July 2001173.82.6%
Aug 2001173.82.7%181.53.5%
Sept 2001174.82.6%
Oct 2001174.02.0%183.13.2%
Nov 2001173.71.6%
Dec 2001172.91.3%181.12.3%
Second Half 2001181.93.1%178.52.2%
Annual Average173.52.7%180.83.6%177.52.5%
Jan 2002173.20.9%
Feb 2002173.70.8%182.51.8%
Mar 2002174.71.2%
Apr 2002175.81.3%183.62.3%
May 2002175.80.8%
June 2002175.90.7%184.11.5%
First Half 2002183.11.9%178.71.3%
July 2002176.21.3%
Aug 2002176.61.6%184.81.8%
Sept 2002177.01.3%
Oct 2002177.31.9%185.51.3%
Nov 2002177.42.1%
Dec 2002177.02.4%184.61.9%
Second Half 2002184.91.6%179.30.4%
Annual Average175.91.4%184.01.8%179.00.8%
Jan 2003177.72.6%
Feb 2003179.23.2%186.22.0%
Mar 2003180.33.2%
Apr 2003179.82.3%187.01.9%
May 2003179.42.0%
June 2003179.62.1%185.70.9%
First Half 2003186.21.7% 181.71.7%
July 2003179.62.0%
Aug 2003180.32.1%188.21.8%
Sept 2003181.02.3%
Oct 2003180.71.9%187.81.2%
Nov 2003180.21.6%
Dec 2003179.91.6%185.30.4%
Second Half 2003187.11.2%182.01.5%
Annual Average179.82.2%186.71.5%181.81.6%
Jan 2004180.91.8%
Feb 2004181.91.5%187.80.9%
Mar 2004182.91.4%
Apr 2004183.52.1%189.11.1%
May 2004184.73.0%
June 2004185.33.2%190.42.5%
First Half 2004188.71.3%184.91.8%
July 2004184.93.0%
Aug 2004185.02.6%189.60.7%
Sept 2004185.42.4%
Oct 2004186.53.2%191.62.0%
Nov 2004186.83.7%
Dec 2004186.03.4%190.32.7%
Second Half 2004190.51.8%187.02.7%
Annual Average184.52.6%189.61.6%185.92.3%
Jan 2005186.33.0%
Feb 2005187.33.0%192.42.4%
Mar 2005188.63.1%
Apr 2005190.23.7%196.23.8%
May 2005190.02.9%
June 2005190.12.6%194.82.3%
First Half 2005194.12.9%189.42.4%
July 2005191.03.3%
Aug 2005192.13.8%195.33.0%
Sept 2005195.05.2%
Oct 2005195.24.7%198.63.7%
Nov 2005193.43.5%
Dec 2005192.53.5%196.13.0%
Second Half 2005196.53.18%192.22.8%
Annual Average191.03.5%195.33.0%190.82.6%
Jan 2006194.04.1%
Feb 2006194.23.7%198.02.9%
Mar 2006195.33.6%
Apr 2006197.23.7%202.53.2%
May 2006198.24.3%
June 2006198.64.5%203.84.6%
First Half 2006200.83.5%194.72.8%
July 2006199.24.3%
Aug 2006199.63.95%205.15.0%
Sept 2006198.41.7%
Oct 2006197.00.9%203.92.7%
Nov 2006196.81.8%
Dec 2006197.22.4%204.34.2%
Second Half 2006204.44.0%197.32.7%
Annual Average197.13.2%202.63.7%196.02.7%
Jan 2007197.5591.8%
Feb 2007198.5442.2%205.7463.9%
Mar 2007200.6122.7%
Apr 2007202.1302.5%210.3883.9%
May 2007203.6612.8%
June 2007203.9062.7%210.63.3%
First Half 2007208.3733.8%201.2173.3%
July 2007203.7002.3%
Aug 2007203.1991.8%210.22082.5%
Sept 2007203.8892.8%
Oct 2007204.3383.7%213.1074.5%
Nov 2007205.8914.6%
Dec 2007205.7774.3%214.0244.8%
Second Half 2007212.1603.8%204.8013.8%
Annual Average202.7672.9%210.2663.8%203.0093.6%
Jan 2008206.7444.6%
Feb 2008207.2544.4%216.3325.1%
Mar 2008209.1474.3%
Apr 2008210.6984.2%218.4833.8%
May 2008212.7884.5%
June 2008215.2235.6%223.5736.2%
First Half 2008218.6644.9%209.4564.1%
July 2008216.3046.2%
Aug 2008215.2475.9%223.2736.2%
Sept 2008214.9355.4%
Oct 2008212.1823.8%220.6873.6%
Nov 2008207.2960.7%
Dec 2008204.813-0.5%261.4241.1%
Second Half 2008220.7214.0%210.5572.8%
Annual Average211.0534.1%219.6924.5%210.0063.4%
Jan 2009205.700-0.5%
Feb 2009206.708-0.3%218.7521.1%
Mar 2009207.218-0.9%
Apr 2009207.925-1.3%220.2080.8%
May 2009208.774-1.9%
June 2009210.972-2.0%221.993-0.7%
First Half 2009219.8530.5%207.898-0.7%
July 2009210.526-2.7%
Aug 2009211.156-1.9%221.873-0.6%
Sept 2009211.322-1.7%
Oct 2009211.549-0.3%221.3390.3%
Nov 2009212.0032.3%
Dec 2009211.7033.4%220.9052.1%
Second Half 2009221.4630.3%211.9500.7%
Annual Average209.630-0.7%220.6580.4%209.9240.0%
Jan 2010212.5683.3%
Feb 2010212.5442.8%221.2151.1%
Mar 2010213.5253.0%
Apr 2010213.9582.9%222.3091.0%
May 2010214.1242.6%
June 2010213.8391.4%221.857-0.1%
First Half 2010213.4262.7%221.7140.8%213.0362.5%
July 2010213.8981.6%
Aug 2010214.2051.4%223.4440.7% 
Sept 2010214.3061.4%
Oct 2010214.6231.5%223.1120.8% 
Nov 2010214.7501.3%
Dec 2010215.2621.7%222.8530.9% 
Second Half 2010214.5071.5%223.0530.7%214.4091.2%
Annual Average213.9672.1%222.3840.8%213.7221.8%
Jan 2011216.4001.8%
Feb 2011217.5352.3%225.7902.1%
Mar 2011220.0243.0%
Apr 2011221.7433.6% 228.3132.7% 
May 2011222.9544.1%
Jun 2011222.5224.1% 230.0723.7% 
First Half 2011220.1963.2%227.4552.6%218.8722.7%
Jul 2011222.6864.1%
Aug 2011223.3264.3% 230.5583.2% 
Sept 2011223.6884.4%
Oct 2011223.0433.9% 232.6974.3% 
Nov 2011222.8133.8%
Dec 2011222.1663.2% 231.297 3.8%
Second Half 2011222.9543.9%231.415 3.7%221.5083.3%
Annual Average221.5753.6%229.435 3.2%220.1903.0%

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
198082.913.4%84.016.0%88.212.3%
198191.410.3%93.110.8%95.88.7%
198296.96.0%99.16.4%98.83.1%
198399.83.0%98.9-0.2%99.20.4%
1984103.33.5%102.13.2%102.12.9%
1985106.93.5%104.22.1%105.13.0%
1986108.61.6%105.00.8%106.00.9%
1987112.53.6%107.42.3%108.52.4%
1988117.04.0%111.03.4%112.03.2%
1989122.64.8%116.24.7%117.65.0%
1990129.05.2%124.57.1%124.25.6%
1991134.34.1%131.35.5%130.95.4%
1992138.22.9%136.03.6%136.64.4%
1993142.12.8%140.02.9%141.43.5%
1994145.62.5%145.13.6%145.62.9%
1995149.82.8%149.42.9%149.93.0%
1996154.12.9%154.33.3%155.23.5%
1997157.62.2%159.03.1%164.03.3%
1998159.71.3%163.22.6%162.91.6%
1999163.22.2%168.33.1%167.93.1%
2000168.93.5%174.63.7%173.23.2%
2001173.52.7%180.83.6%177.52.5%
2002175.91.4%184.01.8%179.00.8%
2003179.82.2%186.71.5%181.81.6%
2004184.52.6%189.61.6%185.92.3%
2005191.03.5%195.33.0%190.82.6%
2006197.13.2%202.63.7%196.02.7%
2007202.7672.9%210.2663.8%203.0093.6%
2008211.0534.1%219.6924.5%210.0063.4%
2009209.630-0.7%220.6580.4%209.9240.0%
2010213.9672.1%222.3840.8%213.7221.8%
2011221.5753.6%229.4353.2%220.1903.0%
2012226.2292.1%235.2612.5%224.5512.0%
2013229.3241.4%238.1291.2%229.7162.3%

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