Regional consumer prices rise 1.5% year over year through January

The Consumer Price Index in the Northeast rose 1.5 percent on a non-seasonally adjusted basis during the 12 months ended in January, according to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. More

To continue reading this article, please do one of the following.



economic indicators

Regional consumer prices rise 1.5% year over year through January

CONSUMER PRICES IN the Northeast rose 1.5 percent year over year in January, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic's Consumer Price Index. Nationally, consumer prices rose 1.6 percent.
Posted 2/20/14

BOSTON – The Consumer Price Index in the Northeast rose 1.5 percent on a non-seasonally adjusted basis during the 12 months ended in January, according to a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The Northeast region includes the six New England states as well as New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Nationally, the index for all items – including housing, transportation and medical care costs as well as the volatile food and energy prices and other goods – increased 1.6 percent year over year, not seasonally adjusted.

Regionally, the energy index rose 2.5 percent on a year-over-year basis in January, while the national energy index rose 2.1 percent.

The housing index in the Northeast – which includes rent or the homeowner equivalent, fuels and utilities, and household furnishings and operations – posted a 2.7 percent year-over-year increase in January, compared with a national increase of 2.4 percent.

Transportation costs rose 0.5 percent both regionally and nationally. The transportation index includes private transportation costs, motor fuel and gasoline.

No comments on this story | Add your comment
Please log in or register to add your comment
Calendar
PBN Hosted
Events

Only a few seats remain for PBN's Manufacturing Awards Dinner and Ceremony, Thursday, April 24th, at the Bryant University Bello Center. Don't hesitate. Register today!
  • Business Women
    Accomplished. Confident. Wicked Smart. Nominate women you know who deserve speci ...
  • 40 Under Forty
    It's the 10th Anniversary of 40 Under Forty, and PBN is planning a special event ...
  • Healthiest Employers
    Enrollment now open for the 2014 Healthiest Employers Program. Please take a mom ...
Advertisement
Purchase Data
Book of Lists
Lists
Book of Lists cover
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.
Data icons
Data can be purchased as single lists, in either Excel or PDF format; the entire database of the published book, in Excel format; or a printed copy of the Book of Lists.
  • Purchase an e-File of a single list
  •  
  • Purchase an e-File of the entire Book of Lists database
  •  
  • Purchase a printed copy of the Book of Lists
  •  
    National
    Local
    Latest News