1983 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 1983 Municipal Cost Index data includes monthly data from the Cost Construction Index, Consumer Price Index and Producer Price Index.

Note: In September and October 1983, the MCI did not appear because there were technical difficulties obtaining the information.

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 1983 313.4 0.1% 4.1% 326.6 294.1 283.9
February 1983 313.8 0.1% 3.7% 348.2 293.6 284.9
March 1983 314.9 0.4% 3.9% 354.6 292.4 285.1
April 1983 315.4 0.2% 3.6% 355.2 293.1 283.6
May 1983 317.0 0.5% 3.9% 359.8 293.2 283.7
June 1983 316.9 0.0% 4.0% 360.4 293.4 283.4
July 1983 317.8 0.3% 4.1% 359.8 295.5 283.0
August 1983 318.8 0.3% 3.5% 360.1 297.1 283.7
September 1983** n/a     n/a n/a n/a
October 1983** n/a     n/a n/a n/a
November 1983 325.6 1.0% 4.0% 362.3 299.3 303.2
December 1983 326.4 0.2% 4.2% 362.2 300.3 304.9

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

** The MCI did not appear in September and October 1983 because there were technical difficulties obtaining the information.