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United States Inflation September 2021

United States: Inflation increases in September

Consumer prices increased a seasonally-adjusted 0.41% in September over the previous month, accelerating from the 0.27% rise seen in August. The pick-up was broad-based, with greater price pressures recorded for housing, transportation, and food.

Inflation edged up to 5.4% in September, above August’s 5.3%. Annual average inflation rose to 3.3% in September (August: 3.0%). Lastly, core inflation was unchanged, coming in at August’s 4.0% in September.

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