Table 1. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U. S. city average, by expenditure category

Table 1. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U.S. city average, by expenditure category, July 2014
[1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Jun.
2014
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Jul.
2013
Jun.
2014
Jul.
2014
Jul.
2013-
Jul.
2014
Jun.
2014-
Jul.
2014
Apr.
2014-
May
2014
May
2014-
Jun.
2014
Jun.
2014-
Jul.
2014

All items

100.000 233.596 238.343 238.250 2.0 0.0 0.4 0.3 0.1

Food

13.837 237.001 242.326 243.034 2.5 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.4

Food at home

8.188 233.591 239.147 239.820 2.7 0.3 0.7 0.0 0.4

Cereals and bakery products

1.122 271.279 270.860 271.993 0.3 0.4 -0.1 -0.2 0.4

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.922 235.859 252.865 253.767 7.6 0.4 1.4 0.2 0.3

Dairy and related products(1)

0.865 215.920 224.522 225.140 4.3 0.3 0.6 -0.4 0.3

Fruits and vegetables

1.348 287.773 295.139 293.535 2.0 -0.5 1.1 -0.3 0.0

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.928 165.412 164.700 165.211 -0.1 0.3 0.4 0.0 0.5

Other food at home

2.004 205.872 205.996 207.390 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.1 0.7

Food away from home(1)

5.649 243.409 248.445 249.210 2.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3

Energy

9.799 251.370 259.858 257.907 2.6 -0.8 0.9 1.6 -0.3

Energy commodities

5.825 314.380 322.920 318.294 1.2 -1.4 0.6 3.0 -0.3

Fuel oil(1)

0.167 359.780 370.317 367.725 2.2 -0.7 -1.4 -1.7 -0.7

Motor fuel

5.566 311.757 319.692 314.901 1.0 -1.5 0.8 3.3 -0.3

Gasoline (all types)

5.480 310.886 318.334 313.514 0.8 -1.5 0.7 3.3 -0.3

Energy services(2)

3.974 202.087 211.038 211.563 4.7 0.2 1.4 -0.4 -0.4

Electricity(2)

3.084 209.538 217.529 217.930 4.0 0.2 2.3 0.2 -0.3

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

0.890 177.356 188.769 189.659 6.9 0.5 -1.7 -2.6 -0.4

All items less food and energy

76.364 233.792 238.157 238.138 1.9 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.1

Commodities less food and energy commodities

19.379 146.872 147.087 146.452 -0.3 -0.4 0.1 0.1 0.0

Apparel

3.383 124.215 127.302 124.645 0.3 -2.1 0.3 0.5 0.2

New vehicles

3.487 145.726 146.067 146.086 0.2 0.0 0.2 -0.3 0.3

Used cars and trucks

1.678 152.554 151.978 152.857 0.2 0.6 -0.1 -0.4 -0.3

Medical care commodities

1.713 334.673 343.224 344.687 3.0 0.4 0.5 0.7 0.3

Alcoholic beverages

0.990 235.022 236.569 236.387 0.6 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Tobacco and smoking products(1)

0.700 881.770 907.216 904.614 2.6 -0.3 0.2 1.0 -0.3

Services less energy services

56.985 286.617 293.668 294.068 2.6 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.1

Shelter

31.840 263.451 270.314 271.115 2.9 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3

Rent of primary residence(2)

6.913 267.482 275.321 276.248 3.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)(3)

23.635 270.537 277.256 277.886 2.7 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3

Medical care services

5.813 453.773 464.960 465.166 2.5 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.1

Physicians' services(2)

1.555 354.775 359.056 358.585 1.1 -0.1 0.4 -0.3 -0.2

Hospital services(2)(4)

1.800 263.698 278.695 279.587 6.0 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.4

Transportation services

5.589 281.080 289.018 286.239 1.8 -1.0 1.0 0.1 -0.7

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.138 262.229 265.656 266.282 1.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Motor vehicle insurance

2.199 420.073 435.654 436.342 3.9 0.2 0.6 0.2 0.2

Airline fare

0.825 315.789 342.697 315.012 -0.2 -8.1 5.8 0.4 -5.9

Footnotes
(1) Not seasonally adjusted.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series were calculated using a geometric means estimator.
(3) Indexes on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) Indexes on a December 1996=100 base.

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

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Last Modified Date: August 19, 2014