Question: Where can I find statistics on the Producer Price Index?


The producer price index (PPI) is a family of indexes that measures the average change in selling prices received by domestic producers of goods and services over time.  The PPI considers three areas of production: industry-based, commodity-based and commodity-based final demand-intermediate demand. 


Go to the Virtual Business Library's Economic and Statistical Information section for links to useful resources including links to the following suggested resources below. 

Data-Planet Statistical Datasets: Go to the Prices and Cost of Living tab for current and historical data.

StatistaSearch: Search “producer price index” and refine your search by Location Focus, United States.  Data is available back to 1990.

You may want to consult the NYU guide on Economic Resources.

You may also want to consult the following resources:

GPO’s Economic Indicators: Monthly publication prepared by the Council of Economic Advisers provides economic information on gross domestic product, income, employment, production, business activity, prices, money, credit, security markets, Federal finance, and international statistics.

The United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics provides a FAQ for Producer Price Indexes as well as statistics on Producer Price Indexes


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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2018Views:

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