Percent change for the month of December 2018 for the urban wage earners and clerical indices, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

All Urban (CPI-U)

Workers (CPI-W)

Chicago Monthly -0.3  -0.4
Chicago 12-Month  1.1  0.8

All Urban (CPI-U)

Workers (CPI-W)

St. Louis, 2nd Half 2018 (6-mth)

0.5

0.6

St. Louis, 2nd Half 2018 (12-mth)

1.6

1.8

All Urban (CPI-U)

Workers (CPI-W)

U.S. Monthly  -0.3  -0.5
U.S. 12-Month   1.9   1.8