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Questions tagged [cpi]

A consumer price index (CPI) measures changes in the price level of a market basket of consumer goods and services purchased by households.

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Cost living or CPI (consumer price index) by city in de US

I'm looking for data on cost of living per city from official U.S. sources. So far I've only been able to find this data for states or counties like the following to examples: Living Wage ...
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Where can I get historic prices for a commodity?

Is there any way to get the price of a commodity over the last 100 years? (Specifically, I'm looking for the price of toilet paper; I want to chart it and try to estimate the year where a piece of ...
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Is the data used to calculate national CPI public?

What data is used to calculate the CPI (Consumer Price Index) and if it is open, where can I find it?