According to the report of the Bureau of statistics of the U.S. Department of labor, the consumer price index in the USA (CPI) in September rose 0.5% compared to the previous month.
The growth of consumer inflation was associated with a sharp increase in gasoline prices is 13.1% compared to August.
Analysts predicted the increase in CPI by 0.6% after increasing 0.4% in August.
Annual consumer inflation in September increased by 2.2% compared to +1.9% a month earlier.
The base consumer price index (core CPI), which accounts for the excluded prices for food and energy, increased in September by 0.1% compared with the previous month. Analysts had expected the index to increase 0.2%.
Over the past 12 months, core consumer inflation rose 1.7% in the previous month.
The average real hourly wage in the U.S. declined in September by 0.1% compared with the previous month taking into account seasonal fluctuations. Compared to the same period last year, hourly wages grew by 0.7%.