Producer Price Index for final demand up 2.4 percent over the year ended August 2017

September 15, 2017

The Producer Price Index for final demand increased 2.4 percent (not seasonally adjusted) for the 12 months ended in August 2017. The final demand goods index increased 3.1 percent over the past 12 months, while the final demand services index increased 2.1 percent.

 

 

12-month percent change in the Producer Price Index for final demand, not seasonally adjusted
Month Total Total less foods,
energy, and
trade services
Goods Foods Energy Goods less foods
and energy
Services Trade Transportation
and warehousing
Services less trade,
transportation,
and warehousing

Jan 2011

2.4% 4.6% 6.1% 10.4% 2.7% 1.2% 0.6% 4.7% 1.1%

Feb 2011

3.3 6.6 9.9 16.7 3.1 1.4 1.1 5.6 1.2

Mar 2011

4.0 6.7 6.6 20.1 3.0 2.3 2.5 6.8 1.7

Apr 2011

4.2 7.6 8.1 23.1 3.2 2.2 2.2 6.9 1.7

May 2011

4.2 8.0 6.8 25.6 3.4 2.0 2.1 7.5 1.3

Jun 2011

4.3 8.2 10.6 22.1 3.7 2.3 2.5 6.5 1.6

Jul 2011

4.5 8.3 10.1 21.7 4.1 2.3 2.5 6.0 1.6

Aug 2011

4.4 7.6 11.2 17.2 3.9 2.7 3.8 7.1 1.7

Sep 2011

4.5 7.9 10.6 19.5 3.9 2.6 3.1 7.7 1.7

Oct 2011

3.7 6.4 8.3 14.0 3.7 2.2 2.3 7.1 1.5

Nov 2011

3.7 5.8 7.7 13.1 3.4 2.4 2.8 6.6 1.7

Dec 2011

3.2 4.7 5.7 9.2 3.1 2.3 2.3 6.7 1.8

Jan 2012

3.1 4.0 5.1 7.3 2.9 2.4 3.1 5.8 1.7

Feb 2012

2.8 3.3 1.2 7.2 2.6 2.4 3.4 5.6 1.7

Mar 2012

2.4 2.8 2.6 3.7 2.6 2.0 2.5 4.6 1.5

Apr 2012

2.0 1.6 1.9 -0.2 2.2 2.1 2.7 4.4 1.6

May 2012

1.6 0.5 2.7 -5.7 2.0 2.2 3.0 3.5 1.6

Jun 2012

1.3 0.1 2.2 -5.8 1.5 1.9 2.8 3.7 1.4

Jul 2012

1.0 -0.1 3.0 -6.6 1.3 1.6 2.6 3.2 1.1

Aug 2012

1.2 1.4 3.1 0.5 1.3 1.0 0.4 3.1 1.1

Sep 2012

1.5 1.7 2.9 2.6 1.1 1.3 0.9 2.9 1.4

Oct 2012

1.9 2.1 3.8 3.6 1.1 1.8 2.6 3.3 1.3

Nov 2012

1.7 1.1 3.6 -1.8 1.3 2.0 3.4 2.9 1.2

Dec 2012

1.9 1.4 4.1 -1.3 1.4 2.2 3.8 2.7 1.4

Jan 2013

1.6 1.3 4.1 -1.1 1.2 1.8 2.8 2.3 1.3

Feb 2013

1.6 1.5 3.3 1.1 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.5

Mar 2013

1.3 0.7 3.7 -2.9 1.1 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.8

Apr 2013

0.9 0.1 2.2 -4.4 1.0 1.4 1.6 0.0 1.5

May 2013

0.9 1.1 3.5 -0.7 0.9 0.9 -0.6 -0.3 1.7

Jun 2013

1.7 1.9 3.2 3.1 1.2 1.4 0.7 0.7 1.9

Jul 2013

2.0 1.8 2.2 3.6 1.1 2.0 2.1 1.6 2.0

Aug 2013

1.7 0.7 0.5 0.0 0.9 2.2 2.8 1.4 2.0

Sep 2013

1.1 -0.2 -0.3 -3.6 0.9 1.8 2.2 0.8 1.8

Oct 2013

1.3 -0.2 -0.2 -3.9 1.0 2.0 2.0 0.6 2.1

Nov 2013

1.1 0.4 -0.9 -1.1 1.0 1.5 0.8 0.3 2.1

Dec 2013

1.2 0.8 -0.8 0.9 1.3 1.3 -0.4 2.0 2.0

Jan 2014

1.3 1.1 -0.7 1.1 1.6 1.3 0.2 1.0 2.0

Feb 2014

1.2 0.6 0.7 -2.0 1.4 1.6 1.2 0.7 1.9

Mar 2014

1.6 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.8 1.5 1.2 2.0

Apr 2014

1.8 2.5 5.1 3.8 1.4 1.6 0.7 2.7 1.8

May 2014

2.1 2.0 3.6 2.5 1.4 2.2 3.0 3.2 1.7

Jun 2014

1.8 2.2 3.8 3.1 1.5 1.7 1.4 2.9 1.6

Jul 2014

1.9 2.0 3.6 2.4 1.6 2.0 2.3 2.6 1.6

Aug 2014

1.9 1.8 1.7 3.8 0.5 1.6 2.0 2.0 2.7 1.8

Sep 2014

1.6 1.7 1.5 3.9 -0.5 1.7 1.6 1.1 2.6 1.6

Oct 2014

1.5 1.5 1.0 4.3 -3.8 1.7 1.9 2.8 1.8 1.4

Nov 2014

1.3 1.5 0.4 4.4 -5.9 1.5 1.8 2.3 2.3 1.3

Dec 2014

0.9 1.3 -1.2 4.4 -13.2 1.1 2.1 4.0 0.8 1.4

Jan 2015

0.0 1.0 -3.6 2.6 -22.3 0.7 2.0 4.2 0.6 1.0

Feb 2015

-0.5 0.8 -4.1 0.6 -22.4 0.5 1.2 1.9 0.0 1.0

Mar 2015

-0.9 0.7 -4.5 -1.6 -22.0 0.6 0.9 1.4 -0.9 0.8

Apr 2015

-1.1 0.8 -5.5 -4.5 -24.0 0.4 1.2 1.8 -1.9 1.2

May 2015

-0.8 0.7 -4.0 -3.0 -19.0 0.5 0.8 0.8 -2.0 1.2

Jun 2015

-0.5 0.8 -3.7 -2.7 -18.2 0.7 1.1 1.7 -2.1 1.3

Jul 2015

-0.7 0.9 -3.8 -3.3 -17.9 0.5 0.8 0.8 -2.2 1.3

Aug 2015

-1.0 0.6 -4.3 -2.6 -19.9 0.4 0.7 1.0 -3.4 1.1

Sep 2015

-1.1 0.5 -5.1 -3.0 -23.6 0.2 0.9 2.0 -3.2 1.0

Oct 2015

-1.4 0.4 -4.8 -4.2 -21.4 -0.1 0.3 -0.2 -2.9 0.9

Nov 2015

-1.3 0.2 -4.4 -4.3 -19.2 -0.1 0.4 0.4 -2.7 0.7

Dec 2015

-1.1 0.3 -3.8 -5.2 -16.4 -0.1 0.2 0.0 -3.5 0.8

Jan 2016

0.0 0.8 -2.4 -3.5 -11.1 0.0 1.2 1.1 -2.3 1.7

Feb 2016

0.1 0.9 -2.8 -2.0 -15.4 0.2 1.6 2.3 -2.0 1.7

Mar 2016

-0.1 0.9 -2.8 -2.5 -15.4 0.3 1.3 1.4 -1.9 1.8

Apr 2016

0.2 1.0 -2.0 -2.1 -12.3 0.6 1.2 1.6 -1.9 1.6

May 2016

0.0 1.0 -2.5 -2.5 -13.9 0.6 1.4 1.9 -2.5 1.5

Jun 2016

0.2 1.0 -2.2 -2.4 -11.6 0.5 1.5 2.2 -2.5 1.6

Jul 2016

0.0 1.0 -2.2 -2.6 -11.4 0.5 1.1 0.6 -1.9 1.7

Aug 2016

0.0 1.2 -1.9 -4.1 -10.0 0.8 1.0 0.3 -1.4 1.7

Sep 2016

0.6 1.3 -0.4 -3.1 -2.9 0.9 1.4 0.8 -1.8 1.9

Oct 2016

1.1 1.5 0.4 -3.2 0.5 1.2 1.6 1.3 -0.9 2.1

Nov 2016

1.3 1.8 0.5 -3.5 0.2 1.5 1.7 1.4 -0.4 2.2

Dec 2016

1.7 1.8 1.9 -1.6 6.3 1.7 1.6 1.0 1.1 2.0

Jan 2017

1.7 1.7 3.1 -2.1 13.7 2.0 1.1 0.4 1.0 1.5

Feb 2017

2.0 1.8 4.0 -1.4 19.2 2.1 1.0 -0.4 1.7 1.6

Mar 2017

2.2 1.8 4.1 0.6 15.3 2.4 1.3 0.9 0.6 1.5

Apr 2017

2.5 2.0 4.1 2.2 14.1 2.4 1.7 1.1 1.7 1.9

May 2017 (p)

2.4 2.1 2.9 0.9 7.6 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.2 2.2

Jun 2017 (p)

2.0 2.0 2.2 1.1 4.1 2.1 1.9 1.1 2.2 2.2

Jul 2017 (p)

1.9 1.9 2.3 1.9 4.1 1.9 1.8 1.4 1.1 2.1

Aug 2017 (p)

2.4 1.9 3.1 1.7 8.6 2.0 2.1 2.1 1.6 1.9
Footnotes:

(p) = preliminary

Note: Dash indicates data are not available.

Among final demand goods, prices for energy rose 8.6 percent over the year ended August 2017, while food prices increased 1.7 percent. Producer prices for final demand goods less foods and energy increased 2.0 percent over the year.

Among final demand services, prices for trade services increased 2.1 percent from August 2016 to August 2017. Prices for transportation and warehousing services rose 1.6 percent. Prices for final demand services less trade, transportation, and warehousing increased 1.9 percent.

These data are from the Producer Price Indexes program and are not seasonally adjusted. To learn more, see "Producer Price Indexes — August 2017" (HTML) (PDF). Producer price indexes measure prices that U.S. producers receive for goods, services, and construction. All producer prices are subject to revision once, 4 months after original publication. Also see Charts related to the latest "U.S. Producer Price Indexes" news release.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Producer Price Index for final demand up 2.4 percent over the year ended August 2017 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2017/producer-price-index-for-final-demand-up-2-point-4-percent-over-the-year-ended-august-2017.htm (visited September 18, 2019).

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