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Indices

Consumer Price Index (CPI)

A measure of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a market basket of consumer goods and services.

Monthly Data for United States, 1982-84=100: XLS | PDF

Monthly Graphs for United States, 1982-84=100: PDF

Semiannual Data for Phoenix-Mesa, Dec 2001=100: XLS |  PDF

Semiannual Graphs for Phoenix-Mesa, Dec 2001=100: PDF

For the latest CPI information for the Phoenix area, see the news release on the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) website.

Employment Cost Index (ECI)

This quarterly measure indicates changes in the labor costs. Developed in the mid-1970s, the measure provides monetary and fiscal policymakers means of monitoring and more accurately measuring overall employee compensation, including wages and benefits.

For more information on the Employment Cost Index (ECI), see the ECI technical notes. For the latest ECI news, see the Employment Cost Index news release on the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) website. For the convenience of our users, the data tables and graph below contain BLS data formatted for easier reference.

Data tables for United States, Dec 2005=100: XLS | PDF

Graphs for United States, Dec 2005=100: PDF

Producer Price Index (PPI)

The Producer Price Index (PPI) is a family of indexes that measure the average change over time in the prices received by domestic producers of goods and services at the wholesale level. PPIs measure price change from the perspective of the seller. Three PPI indexes are provided here -- "Finished Goods", "Finished Goods less Food and Energy" and "All Commodities". For more information on these and other PPI Indexes, see the technical notes available on the the Bureau of Labor Statistics website.

Data tables for United States, 1982=100: XLS | PDF

Graphs for United States, 1982=100: PDF