Cost of Living

The CPI-W (Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers) increased 0.1% in January prior to seasonal adjustment. In the past year, the index has increased at a rate of 1.2%.  


Unadjusted Indexes This Month (January) Last Month (December)

Inflation Rate

(% Change from Last Year)

CPI-W All Items Current Base


231.061 230.791  1.2

CPI-W Medical Care


457.923 454.393  3.2


Source:  U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Price Index Release


Updated 2/29/16 by IAM&AW Strategic Resources Department