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Thomas StorringDirector – Economics and Statistics
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May 15, 2024

The United States Consumer Price Index (not seasonally adjusted) for All Urban Consumers increased 3.4% year-over-year in April 2024. 

Compared to April 2023, the US energy price index rose 2.6%. The food index rose 2.2% and the shelter index was up 5.5% year-over-year.

The US CPI excluding food and energy rose 3.6% compared to April 2023. 

Note: Canada and Nova Scotia April 2024 CPI figures will be released on May 21, 2024.

Sources: Statistics Canada. Table 18-10-0004-01  Consumer Price Index, monthly, not seasonally adjustedUS Bureau of Labor Statistics retrieved from Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using the FRED API.

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