United States Inflation Rate in 1978
Inflation rate in the United States was 9.02% in 1978. That is 2.32 more than it was in the preceding 1977 and 4.28% less than in the following year of 1979.
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, %||0.64||0.64||0.79||0.79||0.94||1.09||0.77||0.46||0.76||0.90||0.45||0.45||9.02|
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), %||6.84||6.43||6.55||6.50||6.97||7.41||7.70||7.84||8.31||8.93||8.89||9.02||9.02|
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), %||0.64||1.29||2.09||2.90||3.86||4.99||5.80||6.28||7.09||8.05||8.53||9.02||9.02|
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