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Consumer Price Index Forecasts

This web site contains forecasts of the annual CPI-U for both the United States and Seattle.  In addition, forecasts of the monthly U.S. CPI-W and the bi-monthly Seattle CPI-W targeted to the specific requirements of City of Seattle labor agreements are included.  The specific forecasts are:

Annual U.S. CPI-U

This forecast, from The Puget Sound Economic Forecaster, prepared by Conway Pedersen Economics, Inc., is updated four times a year.

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Annual Seattle CPI-U

This forecast, from The Puget Sound Economic Forecaster, prepared by Conway Pedersen Economics, Inc., is updated four times a year.

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Seattle CPI-W: June-June Percent Change

Some of the Citys labor agreements include cost-of-living increases based upon the year-to-year change in the June Seattle CPI-W. For financial planning purposes, the City Budget Office makes forecasts of this index twice each year.

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Seattle CPI-W: 12 Months Ending in June

Some of the Citys labor agreements include cost-of-living increases based upon the growth rate of the Seattle CPI-W for the 12 month period ending in June. This represents an annual growth rate measured over the period July - June, rather than the calendar year January - December. For financial planning purposes, the City Budget Office makes forecasts of this index twice each year.

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Last updated: June 14, 2016

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