Table 3. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U.S. city average, by expenditure category, November 2011
[1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Oct.
2011
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Nov.
2010
Oct.
2011
Nov.
2011
Nov.
2010-
Nov.
2011
Oct.
2011-
Nov.
2011
Aug.
2011-
Sep.
2011
Sep.
2011-
Oct.
2011
Oct.
2011-
Nov.
2011

All items less food

86.092 218.538 225.717 225.532 3.2 -0.1 0.3 -0.1 0.0

All items less shelter

68.554 209.560 218.558 218.205 4.1 -0.2 0.4 -0.2 -0.1

All items less food and shelter

54.645 206.429 215.073 214.691 4.0 -0.2 0.4 -0.3 -0.1

All items less food, shelter, and energy

44.931 207.544 212.412 212.473 2.4 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2

All items less food, shelter, energy, and used cars and trucks

42.815 211.480 216.024 216.249 2.3 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2

All items less medical care

93.397 210.336 217.730 217.479 3.4 -0.1 0.3 -0.1 0.0

All items less energy

90.286 221.235 226.754 226.818 2.5 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2

Commodities

40.761 175.415 185.236 184.791 5.3 -0.2 0.5 -0.4 -0.3

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

18.698 144.460 147.317 147.280 2.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.1

Commodities less food

26.853 153.761 163.084 162.572 5.7 -0.3 0.5 -0.7 -0.4

Commodities less food and beverages

25.820 151.148 160.608 160.091 5.9 -0.3 0.5 -0.8 -0.5

Services

59.239 261.921 267.352 267.413 2.1 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.1

Services less rent of shelter(1)

28.136 285.467 292.365 292.242 2.4 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.1

Services less medical care services

54.260 250.044 255.009 254.978 2.0 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.3

Durables

9.631 110.573 112.822 112.405 1.7 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4

Nondurables

31.130 207.053 221.035 220.592 6.5 -0.2 0.6 -0.6 0.1

Nondurables less food

17.222 194.266 210.697 210.101 8.2 -0.3 0.8 -1.3 -0.1

Nondurables less food and beverages

16.189 192.320 209.518 208.902 8.6 -0.3 0.8 -1.4 -0.1

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

12.422 240.762 265.302 264.478 9.9 -0.3 1.5 -1.8 -0.6

Nondurables less food and apparel

13.455 238.165 260.703 259.934 9.1 -0.3 1.3 -1.7 -0.5

Housing

40.876 215.830 220.138 219.969 1.9 -0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1

Education and communication(2)

6.320 130.894 132.755 132.750 1.4 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.2

Education(2)

3.146 203.139 212.680 212.751 4.7 0.0 0.2 0.4 0.5

Communication(2)

3.174 84.423 83.049 83.016 -1.7 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Information and information processing(2)

2.998 81.250 79.659 79.625 -2.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

0.749 9.309 8.882 8.866 -4.8 -0.2 -0.5 -0.4 -0.1

Recreation(2)

6.142 112.839 113.270 113.232 0.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.1

Video and audio(2)

1.783 98.214 98.572 98.315 0.1 -0.3 0.4 0.3 -0.1

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.142 155.117 160.074 160.394 3.4 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.3

Photography(2)

0.158 78.491 80.239 80.195 2.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.3 0.2

Food and beverages

14.941 220.991 230.885 230.656 4.4 -0.1 0.4 0.1 0.1

Domestically produced farm food(4)

6.704 222.243 236.824 235.925 6.2 -0.4 0.7 0.2 -0.4

Other services

11.193 311.499 316.933 317.275 1.9 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3

Apparel less footwear

3.067 115.324 122.166 121.934 5.7 -0.2 -1.4 0.7 0.8

Fuels and utilities

5.117 210.978 220.450 218.199 3.4 -1.0 0.7 -0.2 -0.3

Household energy

4.012 184.764 193.058 190.444 3.1 -1.4 0.7 -0.3 -0.4

Medical care

6.603 391.660 403.430 404.858 3.4 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.4

Transportation

17.925 195.659 212.127 211.358 8.0 -0.4 1.0 -1.1 -0.8

Private transportation

16.682 190.915 207.404 206.635 8.2 -0.4 1.0 -1.2 -0.9

New and used motor vehicles(2)

6.351 96.936 100.540 100.021 3.2 -0.5 -0.2 -0.4 -0.3

Utilities and public transportation

9.525 201.624 206.823 205.469 1.9 -0.7 0.6 -0.2 -0.4

Household furnishings and operations

4.312 124.121 125.223 125.073 0.8 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0

Other goods and services

3.426 383.633 389.119 390.761 1.9 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.5

Personal care

2.532 207.162 209.232 210.354 1.5 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.6

Footnotes
(1) Indexes on a December 1982=100 base.
(2) Indexes on a December 1997=100 base.
(3) Indexes on a December 1988=100 base.
(4) Not seasonally adjusted.

NOTE: Index applies to a month as a whole, not to any specific date.

 

Last Modified Date: January 19, 2012