Consumer Inflation – Official vs ShadowStats (1980-Based) Alternate | Chart of the Week

Year to Year Change. Through June 2022

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). 

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.

This chart shows SGS-Alternate CPI estimates based on the methodology which was employed prior to 1980.

Consumer Inflation - Official vs ShadowStats (1980-Based) Alternate - BullionBuzz - Nick's Top Six

Source: ShadowStats.com

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