United States Inflation Rate in 1940
Inflation rate in the United States was 0.71% in 1940. That is 0.71 more than it was in the preceding 1939 and 9.21% less than in the following year of 1941.
Month over month inflation rate is calculated for just the subject month itself - from the first to the last day of that month:
|Month to month, %||-0.71||0.72||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.71||-0.71||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.71||0.71|
Year to year inflation rate is calculated for 12 months: 11 months preceding the subject one and the subject month itself:
|Year over year (12 months), %||-0.71||0.72||0.72||1.45||1.45||2.17||1.45||1.45||-0.71||0.00||0.00||0.71||0.71|
Progressive inflation rate is an incremental year to date inflation that sums rates from the beginning of the calendar year to the end of the subject month:
|Progressive (year to date), %||-0.71||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.71||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.71||0.71|
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