April 16, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

CPI up 2.7 percent from March 2011 to March 2012

12-month percent change in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), not seasonally adjusted, March 2011–March 2012
Month All items All items less food and energy

Mar 2011

2.7 1.2

Apr 2011

3.2 1.3

May 2011

3.6 1.5

Jun 2011

3.6 1.6

Jul 2011

3.6 1.8

Aug 2011

3.8 2.0

Sep 2011

3.9 2.0

Oct 2011

3.5 2.1

Nov 2011

3.4 2.2

Dec 2011

3.0 2.2

Jan 2012

2.9 2.3

Feb 2012

2.9 2.2

Mar 2012

2.7 2.3

These data are featured in the TED article, CPI up 2.7 percent from March 2011 to March 2012.