Consumer prices in June 2010
July 20, 2010
Over the last 12 months, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 1.1 percent before seasonal adjustment. The 12-month change in the index for all items less food and energy remained at 0.9 percent for the third month in a row.
The food at home index has risen 0.2 percent over the last 12 months with none of the major food groups rising or falling more than 2.0 percent.
The energy index has increased 3.0 percent over the last 12 months. The gasoline index has risen 3.9 percent over the last 12 months, with the index for household energy up 1.6 percent.
Over the last 12 months, the index for all items less food and energy has risen 0.9 percent. Over that time period, the indexes for shelter, household furnishing and operations, apparel, recreation, and communication have posted decreases, while the indexes for used cars and trucks, medical care, new vehicles, tobacco, airline fares, and education have increased.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Consumer prices in June 2010 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2010/ted_20100720.htm (visited May 03, 2016).
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