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, August 2016 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Jul.
2016
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Aug.
2015
Jul.
2016
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2015-
Aug.
2016
Jul.
2016-
Aug.
2016
May
2016-
Jun.
2016
Jun.
2016-
Jul.
2016
Jul.
2016-
Aug.
2016

All items less food

86.244 236.868 239.570 239.782 1.2 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.2

All items less shelter

66.680 224.632 224.489 224.457 -0.1 0.0 0.2 -0.2 0.1

All items less food and shelter

52.925 218.626 218.450 218.373 -0.1 0.0 0.2 -0.2 0.2

All items less food, shelter, and energy

45.767 221.897 224.982 225.325 1.5 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2

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

43.659 226.169 229.727 230.139 1.8 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2

All items less medical care

91.522 228.267 229.897 229.933 0.7 0.0 0.2 -0.1 0.1

All items less energy

92.842 242.722 247.047 247.511 2.0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2

Commodities

36.511 183.137 179.422 179.147 -2.2 -0.2 0.1 -0.5 -0.1

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.217 146.033 145.440 145.815 -0.1 0.3 -0.1 0.0 0.1

Commodities less food

22.755 153.986 148.994 148.567 -3.5 -0.3 0.3 -0.8 -0.1

Commodities less food and beverages

21.806 150.972 145.780 145.344 -3.7 -0.3 0.3 -0.8 -0.1

Services

63.489 292.861 301.028 301.701 3.0 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3

Services less rent of shelter(1)

30.513 316.841 324.512 325.009 2.6 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.4

Services less medical care services

56.852 278.956 286.286 286.749 2.8 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3

Durables

9.467 109.187 107.432 106.982 -2.0 -0.4 -0.5 -0.2 -0.2

Nondurables

27.044 219.833 215.167 215.036 -2.2 -0.1 0.4 -0.5 0.3

Nondurables less food

13.288 195.892 187.835 187.473 -4.3 -0.2 0.8 -1.1 0.6

Nondurables less food and beverages

12.339 193.175 184.477 184.095 -4.7 -0.2 0.8 -1.2 0.7

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

9.285 240.318 226.894 225.154 -6.3 -0.8 1.2 -1.4 0.7

Nondurables less food and apparel

10.235 239.049 227.141 225.558 -5.6 -0.7 1.1 -1.3 0.7

Housing

42.451 239.298 244.936 245.472 2.6 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3

Education and communication(2)

6.993 138.291 138.790 139.311 0.7 0.4 0.1 -0.2 0.0

Education(2)

3.156 242.076 246.478 248.580 2.7 0.9 0.5 -0.1 0.0

Communication(2)

3.837 79.832 79.156 79.142 -0.9 0.0 -0.2 -0.2 0.1

Information and information processing(2)

3.700 75.999 75.327 75.313 -0.9 0.0 -0.2 -0.2 0.1

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.189 7.909 7.767 7.748 -2.0 -0.2 -0.4 -0.2 0.2

Recreation(2)

5.720 116.084 117.358 117.119 0.9 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Video and audio(2)

1.871 99.254 101.719 100.948 1.7 -0.8 0.4 0.0 -0.4

Pets, pet products and services(2)

0.957 167.187 169.585 170.027 1.7 0.3 -0.1 -0.1 0.3

Photography(2)

0.088 75.204 75.591 76.398 1.6 1.1 0.8 1.3 0.7

Food and beverages

14.705 247.196 247.267 247.420 0.1 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Domestically produced farm food

6.674 251.558 246.356 246.194 -2.1 -0.1 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3

Other services

11.888 340.310 346.557 347.044 2.0 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.0

Apparel less footwear

2.374 117.033 116.028 117.577 0.5 1.3 0.0 0.1 -0.1

Fuels and utilities

5.061 233.847 233.713 234.407 0.2 0.3 -0.2 0.7 0.6

Household energy

3.903 198.260 196.422 196.863 -0.7 0.2 -0.3 1.0 0.7

Medical care

8.478 446.536 464.582 468.480 4.9 0.8 0.4 0.5 1.0

Transportation

15.438 203.377 197.145 195.198 -4.0 -1.0 0.6 -1.1 -0.2

Private transportation

14.306 198.657 191.796 190.232 -4.2 -0.8 0.6 -1.0 -0.3

New and used motor vehicles(2)

6.567 101.318 100.850 100.352 -1.0 -0.5 -0.4 -0.2 -0.3

Utilities and public transportation

10.064 216.192 217.973 217.439 0.6 -0.2 -0.3 0.2 0.2

Household furnishings and operations

4.070 122.120 121.565 121.048 -0.9 -0.4 -0.1 0.1 -0.1

Other goods and services

3.161 415.576 423.439 424.105 2.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2

Personal care

2.508 220.752 224.563 224.621 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0

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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