The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) decreased 0.2% in August on a seasonally adjusted basis. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 1.7%.
The core CPI, which excludes food and energy, was unchanged in August and is also up 1.7% year over year.
The All Food index increased 0.2% in August and is up 2.7% from a year ago. The All Energy index decreased 2.6% and is up 0.4% from a year ago.