Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) is a monthly index designed to gauge overall economic activity and related inflationary pressure. The CFNAI is released at 8:30 a.m. ET on scheduled days, normally toward the end of each calendar month.
Chicago Fed National Activity Index Suggests Economic Growth Increased in April
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) was +0.47 in April, up from +0.36 in March.
|Current CFNAI Release||May 23, 2022|
|CFNAI Indexes||Data file||XLSX|
|Indicators List||Indicators used to construct the CFNAI|
|Technical Report||Report describing changes to the CFNAI as of November 2003|
|Background Slides||A brief introduction to the CFNAI|
|Background Information||Detailed background on the CFNAI|
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