Cost of Living

Comparative Living Costs
Contains links to U.S., regional and international sources for comparative cost information (University of Michigan Documents Center).

ACCRA Cost of Living Index
The ACCRA Cost of Living Index is a fee-based service that measures relative price levels for consumer goods and services in participating areas (quarterly).

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

Producer Price Index
The Producer Price Index (PPI) program measures the average change over time in the selling prices received by domestic producers for their output. The prices included in the PPI are from the first commercial transaction for many products and some services (Bureau of Labor Statistics, monthly).

Inflation Calculator
The inflation calculator allows the user to convert dollars from a specific year, to purchasing power of that amount in another year
(Bureau of Labor Statistics).