United States Inflation Rate in 1988
Inflation rate in the United States was 4.42% in 1988. That is 0.01 less than it was in the preceding 1987 and 0.23% less than in the following year of 1989.
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, %||0.26||0.26||0.43||0.52||0.34||0.43||0.42||0.42||0.67||0.33||0.08||0.17||4.42|
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), %||4.05||3.94||3.93||3.90||3.89||3.96||4.13||4.02||4.17||4.25||4.25||4.42||4.42|
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), %||0.26||0.52||0.95||1.47||1.82||2.25||2.69||3.12||3.81||4.16||4.25||4.42||4.42|
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