Table 3. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U. S. city average, special aggregate indexes

Table 3. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U.S. city average, special aggregate indexes, March 2016 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Feb.
2016
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Mar.
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015-
Mar.
2016
Feb.
2016-
Mar.
2016
Dec.
2015-
Jan.
2016
Jan.
2016-
Feb.
2016
Feb.
2016-
Mar.
2016

All items less food

85.969 234.580 235.295 236.602 0.9 0.6 0.0 -0.2 0.1

All items less shelter

66.692 223.014 221.229 222.363 -0.3 0.5 -0.1 -0.4 0.1

All items less food and shelter

52.661 217.015 214.168 215.747 -0.6 0.7 -0.1 -0.5 0.1

All items less food, shelter, and energy

46.282 221.558 224.171 224.802 1.5 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.0

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

44.163 226.035 228.968 229.479 1.5 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.0

All items less medical care

91.512 226.093 226.494 227.545 0.6 0.5 0.0 -0.2 0.1

All items less energy

93.621 241.135 245.459 245.913 2.0 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.0

Commodities

36.565 182.318 177.049 178.437 -2.1 0.8 -0.4 -0.9 0.0

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.627 147.574 146.712 147.024 -0.4 0.2 0.2 0.3 -0.2

Commodities less food

22.534 153.493 145.378 147.528 -3.9 1.5 -0.6 -1.5 0.1

Commodities less food and beverages

21.569 150.463 142.077 144.277 -4.1 1.5 -0.6 -1.6 0.1

Services

63.435 289.323 296.351 297.024 2.7 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2

Services less rent of shelter(1)

30.477 313.483 319.366 319.935 2.1 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.2

Services less medical care services

56.781 275.388 281.727 282.437 2.6 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2

Durables

9.681 109.587 108.252 108.525 -1.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Nondurables

26.884 218.297 210.749 212.806 -2.5 1.0 -0.7 -1.2 -0.4

Nondurables less food

12.853 194.444 179.008 183.308 -5.7 2.4 -1.2 -2.5 -0.3

Nondurables less food and beverages

11.888 191.634 175.116 179.677 -6.2 2.6 -1.4 -2.7 -0.3

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

8.724 235.475 210.056 216.383 -8.1 3.0 -1.7 -4.3 0.0

Nondurables less food and apparel

9.690 234.672 211.883 217.611 -7.3 2.7 -1.6 -3.9 -0.1

Housing

42.394 236.435 241.015 241.485 2.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1

Education and communication(2)

7.120 137.564 139.236 139.279 1.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Education(2)

3.182 237.447 244.864 244.876 3.1 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.1

Communication(2)

3.938 80.432 80.046 80.088 -0.4 0.1 0.0 -0.5 -0.1

Information and information processing(2)

3.797 76.596 76.158 76.199 -0.5 0.1 0.0 -0.6 -0.1

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.227 8.197 7.898 7.919 -3.4 0.3 -0.2 -0.6 -0.1

Recreation(2)

5.770 115.835 116.631 117.071 1.1 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2

Video and audio(2)

1.876 100.088 100.504 101.510 1.4 1.0 -0.2 0.5 0.5

Pets, pet products and services(2)

0.966 167.180 168.657 168.942 1.1 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2

Photography(2)

0.088 75.166 74.535 74.233 -1.2 -0.4 0.0 -0.3 -0.6

Food and beverages

14.996 245.689 248.459 247.677 0.8 -0.3 0.0 0.2 -0.2

Domestically produced farm food

6.898 250.202 250.853 248.842 -0.5 -0.8 -0.2 0.2 -0.5

Other services

11.978 337.185 344.061 345.176 2.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2

Apparel less footwear

2.458 121.474 118.342 120.371 -0.9 1.7 0.5 1.7 -1.2

Fuels and utilities

4.925 229.829 224.063 223.918 -2.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1 0.1

Household energy

3.762 194.967 186.518 186.198 -4.5 -0.2 -0.9 -0.1 0.1

Medical care

8.488 444.020 458.295 458.620 3.3 0.1 0.5 0.5 0.1

Transportation

14.889 199.363 187.345 191.257 -4.1 2.1 -0.8 -2.5 0.4

Private transportation

13.750 194.270 181.626 185.706 -4.4 2.2 -1.0 -2.7 0.5

New and used motor vehicles(2)

6.652 101.032 100.656 101.180 0.1 0.5 0.4 0.2 -0.1

Utilities and public transportation

9.983 213.584 213.032 213.433 -0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.2

Household furnishings and operations

4.162 122.803 122.482 122.389 -0.3 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Other goods and services

3.179 412.402 419.627 420.632 2.0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2

Personal care

2.524 219.877 222.707 223.241 1.5 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1

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.

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

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