United States Inflation Rate in 1956
Inflation rate in the United States was 2.99% in 1956. That is 2.61 more than it was in the preceding 1955 and 0.09% more than in the following year of 1957.
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, %||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.37||0.37||0.74||0.74||-0.36||0.37||0.36||0.00||0.36||2.99|
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), %||0.37||0.37||0.37||0.75||1.12||1.87||2.24||1.87||1.86||2.23||2.23||2.99||2.99|
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), %||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.37||0.75||1.49||2.24||1.87||2.24||2.61||2.61||2.99||2.99|
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