United States Inflation Rate in 1998
Inflation rate in the United States was 1.61% in 1998. That is 0.09 less than it was in the preceding 1997 and 1.07% less than in the following year of 1999.
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, %||0.19||0.19||0.19||0.18||0.18||0.12||0.12||0.12||0.12||0.24||0.00||-0.06||1.61|
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), %||1.57||1.44||1.38||1.44||1.69||1.68||1.68||1.62||1.49||1.49||1.55||1.61||1.61|
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), %||0.19||0.37||0.56||0.74||0.93||1.05||1.18||1.30||1.43||1.67||1.67||1.61||1.61|
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