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Consumer Price Indexes (CPI)

Consumer Price Indexes (CPI)

http://api.dol.gov/V1/Statistics/CPI

The Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) program produces monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services.

More information and details about the data provided can be found at http://www.bls.gov/cpi

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Dataset Tables

CU_AREA Table

Area
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name AREA_CODE Data Type varchar (4) Column Description Area Code
Column Name AREA_NAME Data Type varchar (80) Column Description Area Name
Column Name DISPLAY_LEVEL Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Display Indent Level For Query Tool
Column Name SELECTABLE Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Code To Allow/Disallow Query Tool Selection
Column Name SORT_SEQUENCE Data Type varchar (5) Column Description Data Query Tool Widget Sorting

CU_BASE Table

Base
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name BASE_CODE Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Base Identifier Code
Column Name BASE_NAME Data Type varchar (20) Column Description Base Description

CU_DATA_PUB Table

Data Pub
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name SERIES_ID Data Type varchar (17) Column Description Series Identifier Code
Column Name YEAR Data Type varchar (4) Column Description Data Observation Year
Column Name PERIOD Data Type varchar (3) Column Description Data Observation Period (Month, Quarter, Semi-Annual, Annual)
Column Name VALUE Data Type varchar (12) Column Description Data Observation/Estimate
Column Name FOOTNOTE_CODES Data Type varchar (10) Column Description Footnote Codes

CU_FOOTNOTE Table

Footnote
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name FOOTNOTE_CODE Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Footnote Code
Column Name FOOTNOTE_TEXT Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Footnote Code Description

CU_ITEM Table

Item
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name ITEM_CODE Data Type varchar (8) Column Description Item Code
Column Name ITEM_NAME Data Type varchar (100) Column Description Item Code Description
Column Name DISPLAY_LEVEL Data Type varchar (2) Column Description Display Indent Level For Query Tool
Column Name SELECTABLE Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Code To Allow/Disallow Query Tool Selection
Column Name SORT_SEQUENCE Data Type varchar (5) Column Description Data Query Tool Widget Sorting

CU_PERIODICITY Table

Periodicity
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name PERIODICITY_CODE Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Periodicity Code
Column Name PERIODICITY_NAME Data Type varchar (20) Column Description Periodicity Description

CU_SEASONAL Table

Seasonal
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name SEASONAL Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Seasonally adjusted code (S, U)
Column Name SEASONAL_TEXT Data Type varchar (30) Column Description Seasonal Description

CU_SERIES Table

Series
Column Name Data Type Column Description
Column Name SERIES_ID Data Type varchar (17) Column Description Series Identifier Code
Column Name AREA_CODE Data Type varchar (4) Column Description Area Code
Column Name ITEM_CODE Data Type varchar (8) Column Description Item Code
Column Name SEASONAL Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Seasonal Code
Column Name PERIODICITY_CODE Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Periodicity Code
Column Name BASE_CODE Data Type varchar (1) Column Description Base Code
Column Name BASE_PERIOD Data Type varchar (20) Column Description Base Period
Column Name FOOTNOTE_CODES Data Type varchar (10) Column Description Footnote Codes
Column Name BEGIN_YEAR Data Type varchar (4) Column Description Begin Year Of Series
Column Name BEGIN_PERIOD Data Type varchar (3) Column Description Begin Period Of Series
Column Name END_YEAR Data Type varchar (4) Column Description End Year Of Series
Column Name END_PERIOD Data Type varchar (3) Column Description End Period Of Series