United States Inflation Rate in 1979
Inflation rate in the United States was 13.29% in 1979. That is 4.28 more than it was in the preceding 1978 and 0.78% more than in the following year of 1980.
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, %||0.89||1.17||1.01||1.15||1.27||1.12||1.11||0.96||1.08||0.80||0.93||1.05||13.29|
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), %||9.28||9.86||10.09||10.49||10.85||10.89||11.26||11.82||12.18||12.07||12.61||13.29||13.29|
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), %||0.89||2.07||3.10||4.28||5.61||6.79||7.98||9.01||10.19||11.08||12.11||13.29||13.29|
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