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, May 2016 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Apr.
2016
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
May
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016
May
2015-
May
2016
Apr.
2016-
May
2016
Feb.
2016-
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2016-
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2016-
May
2016

All items less food

86.117 236.510 237.837 239.049 1.1 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.3

All items less shelter

66.829 224.911 223.693 224.635 -0.1 0.4 0.1 0.5 0.1

All items less food and shelter

52.946 219.321 217.278 218.559 -0.3 0.6 0.1 0.5 0.2

All items less food, shelter, and energy

46.124 222.527 225.434 225.699 1.4 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1

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

43.974 226.847 230.055 230.360 1.5 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.2

All items less medical care

91.557 227.707 228.660 229.614 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.4 0.2

All items less energy

93.179 242.047 246.515 246.911 2.0 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.1

Commodities

36.829 184.263 179.941 180.604 -2.0 0.4 0.0 0.6 0.0

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.513 147.374 147.086 146.765 -0.4 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 0.0

Commodities less food

22.945 156.062 149.373 150.457 -3.6 0.7 0.1 0.9 0.2

Commodities less food and beverages

21.989 153.084 146.157 147.263 -3.8 0.8 0.1 1.0 0.2

Services

63.171 290.770 297.797 299.079 2.9 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.3

Services less rent of shelter(1)

30.346 315.271 320.871 322.417 2.3 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.2

Services less medical care services

56.558 276.655 283.167 284.365 2.8 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.3

Durables

9.632 110.197 108.676 108.345 -1.7 -0.3 -0.1 -0.2 -0.5

Nondurables

27.197 220.974 215.135 216.440 -2.1 0.6 -0.4 0.8 0.1

Nondurables less food

13.313 199.037 187.105 189.857 -4.6 1.5 -0.3 1.7 0.4

Nondurables less food and beverages

12.357 196.477 183.682 186.591 -5.0 1.6 -0.3 1.8 0.4

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

9.167 244.171 222.720 227.483 -6.8 2.1 0.0 2.5 0.3

Nondurables less food and apparel

10.124 242.584 223.382 227.710 -6.1 1.9 -0.1 2.2 0.2

Housing

42.149 237.175 241.790 242.811 2.4 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.3

Education and communication(2)

7.060 137.400 139.316 138.971 1.1 -0.2 0.0 0.1 -0.1

Education(2)

3.158 238.219 245.206 245.419 3.0 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.3

Communication(2)

3.902 80.015 80.039 79.624 -0.5 -0.5 -0.1 -0.2 -0.4

Information and information processing(2)

3.765 76.182 76.200 75.789 -0.5 -0.5 -0.1 -0.1 -0.4

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.219 8.139 7.917 7.855 -3.5 -0.8 -0.1 -0.3 -0.4

Recreation(2)

5.761 116.190 117.515 117.512 1.1 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.0

Video and audio(2)

1.881 100.058 101.676 101.719 1.7 0.0 0.5 0.1 0.2

Pets, pet products and services(2)

0.962 167.484 169.637 169.985 1.5 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

Photography(2)

0.086 74.956 73.540 73.860 -1.5 0.4 -0.6 -1.5 0.4

Food and beverages

14.840 245.846 248.095 247.580 0.7 -0.2 -0.2 0.2 -0.2

Domestically produced farm food

6.783 249.655 248.912 247.735 -0.8 -0.5 -0.5 0.1 -0.3

Other services

11.927 337.863 345.693 345.756 2.3 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.1

Apparel less footwear

2.481 120.045 120.536 120.703 0.5 0.1 -1.2 -0.4 1.2

Fuels and utilities

4.869 228.748 223.529 226.197 -1.1 1.2 0.1 0.2 0.4

Household energy

3.709 193.538 185.549 188.232 -2.7 1.4 0.1 0.0 0.4

Medical care

8.443 447.213 459.994 461.403 3.2 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.3

Transportation

15.397 206.386 195.491 198.613 -3.8 1.6 0.4 1.6 0.4

Private transportation

14.235 200.528 189.744 192.537 -4.0 1.5 0.5 1.8 0.5

New and used motor vehicles(2)

6.641 101.749 101.410 101.239 -0.5 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 -0.4

Utilities and public transportation

9.939 214.939 214.017 215.761 0.4 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.1

Household furnishings and operations

4.109 123.207 122.012 121.820 -1.1 -0.2 -0.1 -0.4 -0.3

Other goods and services

3.161 412.841 420.977 421.881 2.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.4

Personal care

2.511 220.101 223.553 224.060 1.8 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.4

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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