Consumer prices in November 2010

December 17, 2010

Over the last 12 months, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 1.1 percent before seasonal adjustment.

Percent change for 12 months ended November 2010, Consumer Price Index for All Urban consumers, not seasonally adjusted
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The index for all items less food and energy has risen 0.8 percent over the last 12 months. The energy index has risen 3.9 percent over that span with the gasoline index up 7.3 percent but the household energy index down 0.2 percent. The food index has risen 1.5 percent, with the food at home index up 1.7 percent.

Over the last 12 months, the shelter index has gone up 0.2 percent, the medical care index has risen 3.2 percent, and the index for used cars and trucks has increased 6.0 percent.

In contrast to these increases, over the last 12 months, the index for household furnishings and operations has declined, falling 2.5 percent, and the new vehicles index has fallen 0.4 percent. The apparel and recreation indexes have decreased as well, falling 0.8 percent and 0.9 percent, respectively.

These data come from the BLS Consumer Price Index program. To learn more, see "Consumer Price Index — November 2010" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL-10-1726.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Consumer prices in November 2010 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2010/ted_20101217.htm (visited November 23, 2014).

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