1981 Municipal Cost Index Archive


The Municipal Cost Index, developed exclusively by American City & County, is designed to show the effects of inflation on the cost of providing municipal services. This archive of 1981 Municipal Cost Index data includes monthly data from the Cost Construction Index, Consumer Price Index and Producer Price Index.

Learn more about the Municipal Cost Index, including its history and the factors included in its monthly calculation.

Abbreviations
MCI = Muncipal Cost Index
CCI = Construction Cost Index
CPI = Consumer Price Index
PPI = Producer Price Index

  MCI % change by MCI components
Month Year CCI CPI* PPI*
January 1981 273.1 0.7% 10.4% 302.1 253.9 252.2
February 1981 274.5 0.5% 10.3% 302.0 256.2 253.2
March 1981 278.9 1.6% 11.6% 306.5 258.4 254.7
April 1981 280.6 0.6% 10.9% 305.9 260.5 259.8
May 1981 282.6 0.7% 10.3% 306.1 263.2 262.4
June 1981 284.7 0.7% 9.8% 306.4 265.1 265.3
July 1981 288.3 1.3% 10.5% 313.3 266.8 267.7
August 1981 290.3 0.7% 10.9% 315.1 269.0 268.9
September 1981 292.3 0.7% 10.3% 317.4 271.3 269.9
October 1981 295.4 1.1% 10.6% 321.7 274.4 271.3
November 1981 297.2 0.6% 10.4% 323.0 276.5 271.2
December 1981 299.5 0.8% 10.4% 326.2 279.3 271.1

* The consumer and producer price indexes are published monthly by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.