Published by 11:00 a.m. (ET) on the day of the CPI release, the sticky price index sorts the components of the consumer price index (CPI) into either flexible or sticky (slow to change) categories based on the frequency of their price adjustment.
Latest update: 3.5 percent — April 13, 2021
The Atlanta Fed's sticky-price consumer price index (CPI)—a weighted basket of items that change price relatively slowly—increased 3.5 percent (on an annualized basis) in March, following a 2.3 percent increase in February. On a year-over-year basis, the series is up 1.8 percent.
On a core basis (excluding food and energy), the sticky-price index increased 3.7 percent (annualized) in March and its 12-month percent change was 1.7 percent.
The flexible cut of the CPI—a weighted basket of items that change price relatively frequently—increased 21.8 percent (annualized) in March and is up 6.3 percent on a year-over-year basis.
Core Sticky CPI
Core Flexible CPI
View by timeframe: