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 2016 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Jun.
2016
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Jul.
2015
Jun.
2016
Jul.
2016
Jul.
2015-
Jul.
2016
Jun.
2016-
Jul.
2016
Apr.
2016-
May
2016
May
2016-
Jun.
2016
Jun.
2016-
Jul.
2016

All items

100.000 238.654 241.038 240.647 0.8 -0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0

Food

13.729 247.003 247.482 247.554 0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 0.0

Food at home

7.978 241.993 238.430 238.207 -1.6 -0.1 -0.5 -0.3 -0.2

Cereals and bakery products

1.078 275.526 273.379 273.418 -0.8 0.0 -0.4 0.1 -0.2

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.789 261.639 248.016 246.875 -5.6 -0.5 -0.5 -0.7 -0.6

Dairy and related products

0.808 221.443 214.815 214.605 -3.1 -0.1 -0.6 -0.3 -0.4

Fruits and vegetables

1.344 287.816 292.733 291.960 1.4 -0.3 -0.7 -0.1 0.3

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.950 167.421 165.940 166.648 -0.5 0.4 -0.1 -0.7 0.3

Other food at home

2.009 210.251 210.392 210.486 0.1 0.0 -0.5 0.0 -0.2

Food away from home(1)

5.752 255.905 262.529 263.051 2.8 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Energy

7.296 219.852 200.035 195.940 -10.9 -2.0 1.2 1.3 -1.6

Energy commodities

3.613 246.977 209.953 198.978 -19.4 -5.2 2.4 3.3 -4.4

Fuel oil(1)

0.094 258.620 215.295 212.482 -17.8 -1.3 6.2 3.3 -1.3

Motor fuel

3.437 244.584 207.389 196.053 -19.8 -5.5 2.3 3.3 -4.6

Gasoline (all types)

3.389 243.736 206.681 195.243 -19.9 -5.5 2.3 3.3 -4.7

Energy services(2)

3.683 203.674 199.691 201.832 -0.9 1.1 0.2 -0.5 1.0

Electricity(2)

2.941 216.406 213.474 214.193 -1.0 0.3 -0.2 -0.5 0.5

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

0.742 162.733 155.914 162.129 -0.4 4.0 1.7 -0.4 3.1

All items less food and energy

78.975 242.436 247.821 247.768 2.2 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.1

Commodities less food and energy commodities

19.386 145.722 145.574 144.883 -0.6 -0.5 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1

Apparel

3.109 122.607 125.472 123.030 0.3 -1.9 0.8 -0.4 0.0

New vehicles

3.683 147.154 147.245 147.119 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2 0.2

Used cars and trucks

2.117 151.119 146.303 145.457 -3.7 -0.6 -1.3 -1.1 -1.0

Medical care commodities

1.828 355.235 366.033 368.147 3.6 0.6 -0.2 1.1 0.4

Alcoholic beverages

0.948 239.092 242.133 242.032 1.2 0.0 -0.1 0.1 -0.1

Tobacco and smoking products

0.652 935.913 962.838 962.630 2.9 0.0 0.2 0.6 -0.5

Services less energy services

59.589 301.665 310.685 311.076 3.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.2

Shelter

33.183 279.559 288.069 288.780 3.3 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.2

Rent of primary residence(2)

7.710 286.090 295.902 296.862 3.8 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3

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

24.148 286.220 294.702 295.554 3.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Medical care services

6.600 475.956 493.503 495.492 4.1 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.5

Physicians' services(2)

1.683 367.450 377.678 380.083 3.4 0.6 1.0 0.3 0.7

Hospital services(2)(4)

2.200 288.895 301.277 302.161 4.6 0.3 0.7 0.1 0.4

Transportation services

5.936 292.119 302.768 300.823 3.0 -0.6 0.3 0.3 -0.2

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.156 271.175 275.563 276.058 1.8 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2

Motor vehicle insurance

2.400 460.041 487.631 489.064 6.3 0.3 0.9 0.2 0.4

Airline fare

0.729 297.324 309.679 283.501 -4.6 -8.5 -1.5 1.6 -4.9

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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