United States Inflation Rate in 1973
Inflation rate in the United States was 8.71% in 1973. That is 5.30 more than it was in the preceding 1972 and 3.63% less than in the following year of 1974.
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, %||0.24||0.70||0.93||0.69||0.69||0.68||0.23||1.81||0.22||0.88||0.66||0.65||8.71|
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), %||3.65||3.87||4.59||5.06||5.53||6.00||5.73||7.38||7.36||7.80||8.25||8.71||8.71|
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), %||0.24||0.94||1.88||2.59||3.29||4.00||4.24||6.12||6.35||7.29||8.00||8.71||8.71|
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