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Index of Wholesale Prices of Building Materials for United States (M0468BUSM349NNBR)


May 1962: 130.3  
Updated: Aug 16, 2012


Index 1947-1949=100,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Index 1947-1949=100, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1890-1951 (2)--Original Data, 1947-1962. These Data From 01/1947-12/1951 Represent The Revised Sample And The 1947-49 Weighting Pattern. The Table Also Shows Figures For The Period Beginning 1926,"Based On The Month-To-Month Movement Of The Former Index." This Series Is One Of A Group Of"Special" Indexes. Beginning With 1958, The Series Is Called"Index Of Construction Materials" (See Bls Bulletin No. 1257, P.18). Source: Bls "Revised Wholesale Price Index, Building Materials" (1947-49=100), Mimeographed Table Of May 7, 1952, For 1947-1951; Monthly Wholesale Price Index Thereafter. See Also Bls Bulletin Nos. 1214, 1235, 1257, And 1295 For Summary Tables 1954-6, 1957, 1958, And 1959.

This NBER data series m04068b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at

NBER Indicator: m04068b

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Wholesale Prices of Building Materials for United States [M0468BUSM349NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, February 16, 2019.


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