Consumer Inflation – Official vs ShadowStats Through Nov. 2021 | Chart of the Week

While the headline number usually is the seasonally-adjusted month-to-month change, the formal CPI is reported on a not-seasonally-adjusted basis, with annual inflation measured in terms of year-to-year percent change in the price index.

The CPI-U (consumer price index) is the broadest measure of consumer price inflation for goods and services published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). 

This chart is based on the methodology which was employed prior to 1980.

Consumer Inflation - Official vs ShadowStats Through Nov. 2021 | Chart of the Week - BullionBuzz - Nick's Top Six

Source: Shadowstats

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