Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card

Monthly and Bimonthly Indexes

Consumer Price Indexes for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. city
average
Philadelphia-
Wilmington-
Atlantic City
Washington-
Baltimore (1)
Northeast
region
South
region
Oct
2014
Percent change from
Oct
2013
Oct
2014
Percent change from
Oct
2013
Oct
2014
Percent change from
Oct
2013
Oct
2014
Percent change from
Oct
2013
Oct
2014
Percent change from
Oct
2013

All items (2)

237.433 1.7 244.948 1.6     252.730 1.4 231.131 1.6

All items (1967 = 100) (3)

711.243   707.641       397.972   374.926  

Food and beverages (2)

244.775 2.9 230.308 2.5     249.505 2.7 243.349 2.5

Food (2)

245.166 3.1 229.906 2.5     249.557 2.8 244.771 2.6

Food at home

242.121 3.3 241.019 2.7 146.811 0.9 247.358 2.8 240.848 2.7

Food away from home (4)

251.100 2.8 209.695 2.3     255.929 2.9 253.489 2.6

Alcoholic beverages (4)

238.045 1.1 232.860 2.5     247.664 1.0 222.879 0.7

Housing (2)

234.434 2.7 248.070 1.4     261.938 2.0 218.180 2.8

Shelter

272.788 3.0 303.643 2.6 175.262 2.3 319.396 2.6 245.401 3.4

Rent of primary residence (2) (5)

278.985 3.3 283.530 2.0 194.871 2.1 319.098 2.5 250.536 3.6

Owners' equivalent rent of residences (5) (6)

280.046 2.7 312.000 2.6 175.629 2.2 330.397 2.3 248.066 3.1

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence (5) (6)

280.022 2.7 312.000 2.6 175.648 2.2 330.250 2.2 248.064 3.1

Fuels and utilities

232.192 3.1 210.945 -2.3     217.529 -0.3 232.365 3.4

Household energy

198.754 2.8 179.706 -3.8 177.346 -2.3 194.932 -0.9 192.649 3.4

Energy services (5)

200.471 3.2 185.907 -3.6 168.814 -2.2 185.338 0.0 192.414 3.5

Electricity (5)

206.667 3.1 188.734 -4.7 179.864 -2.2 191.398 3.0 190.427 3.5

Utility (piped) gas service (5)

179.226 3.4 173.352 -0.9 118.886 -2.1 160.580 -7.2 189.416 3.1

Household furnishings and operations

123.194 -0.8 115.975 -3.1     124.555 -0.7 122.608 -1.3

Apparel (2)

131.961 0.7 116.676 -1.7     135.262 1.2 141.107 0.7

Transportation (2)

212.626 -1.1 215.991 0.6     213.407 -0.6 212.800 -1.2

Private transportation

207.737 -1.0 215.438 1.4     205.838 -0.5 211.206 -1.1

Motor fuel

277.290 -5.0 280.091 -4.2 267.532 -6.0 275.024 -4.4 272.547 -5.4

Gasoline

275.729 -5.0 276.177 -4.1 266.997 -6.0 273.775 -4.3 270.847 -5.4

Medical care (2)

437.027 2.1 475.438 3.3     457.876 2.0 415.601 1.6

Recreation (7)

115.394 0.2 124.147 -0.1     119.389 -0.4 115.723 0.1

Education and communication (7)

138.008 0.8 133.642 1.2     138.258 0.2 135.265 1.3

Other goods and services (2)

410.325 1.9 495.387 7.1     444.767 2.0 402.960 2.3

Energy (2)

234.745 -1.6 216.672 -4.0 215.235 -4.3 228.510 -2.7 225.058 -1.6

Footnotes
(1) For Washington-Baltimore, Dec. 1997=100 unless otherwise noted.
(2) For Washington-Baltimore, Nov. 1996=100.
(3) For the Northeast and the South, Dec. 1977=100.
(4) For Washington-Baltimore, Nov. 1997=100.
(5) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(6) For the U.S., Philadelphia, Northeast, and South, Dec. 1982 = 100.
(7) Indexes are on the Dec. 1997=100 base.

Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md., CMSA includes Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania; Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties in New Jersey; New Castle County in Delaware; and Cecil County in Maryland.

Washington-Baltimore, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.Va., CMSA includes the District of Columbia; Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's, Queen Anne's, and Washington Counties and Baltimore City in Maryland; Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, King George, Loudoun, Prince William, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford and Warren Counties, and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park Cities in Virginia; and Berkeley and Jefferson Counties in West Virginia.

Northeast region includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

South region includes the District of Columbia and the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

 

Consumer Price Indexes for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. city average Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City Washington-Baltimore (1) Northeast region South region
Oct
2014
Percent change from
Oct
2013
Oct
2014
Percent change from
Oct
2013
Oct
2014
Percent change from
Oct
2013
Oct
2014
Percent change from
Oct
2013
Oct
2014
Percent change from
Oct
2013

All items (2)

233.229 1.5 246.596 1.9     250.427 1.2 228.724 1.5

All items (1967 = 100) (3)

694.717   716.278       391.153   370.444  

Food and beverages (2)

244.365 3.0 234.794 3.0     248.361 2.7 242.845 2.7

Food (2)

244.538 3.2 233.729 3.0     248.365 2.8 243.920 2.7

Food at home

241.453 3.5 244.918 3.5 145.692 0.8 245.904 2.8 239.814 2.9

Food away from home (4)

251.115 2.7 209.994 2.3     255.839 2.7 252.580 2.6

Alcoholic beverages (4)

240.435 1.1 240.059 2.1     246.441 0.8 226.306 1.0

Housing (2)

231.006 2.7 250.200 1.4     259.519 1.8 218.308 3.0

Shelter

266.196 3.0 309.743 2.5 178.682 2.1 315.540 2.4 244.871 3.4

Rent of primary residence (2) (5)

276.458 3.3 283.530 2.0 194.911 2.1 314.500 2.4 248.838 3.6

Owners' equivalent rent of residences (5) (6)

253.314 2.7 277.467 2.6 174.608 2.0 291.076 2.2 230.466 3.1

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence (5) (6)

253.307 2.7 277.467 2.6 174.594 2.0 291.074 2.2 230.443 3.1

Fuels and utilities

230.612 3.2 210.728 -2.3     216.549 -0.2 233.021 3.7

Household energy

196.803 3.0 178.762 -3.7 175.898 -0.7 193.490 -0.8 191.869 3.8

Energy services (5)

199.611 3.3 188.233 -3.5 170.956 -0.6 185.765 -0.1 192.975 3.9

Electricity (5)

204.472 3.3 188.733 -4.7 178.767 -0.8 192.049 3.2 188.925 3.9

Utility (piped) gas service (5)

179.373 3.3 173.348 -0.9 122.941 -0.7 160.589 -7.8 195.032 3.6

Household furnishings and operations

118.830 -1.1 110.882 -2.8     117.932 -0.9 117.557 -1.7

Apparel (2)

131.157 0.8 119.173 -5.2     135.200 0.5 140.444 0.4

Transportation (2)

212.781 -1.3 228.620 1.8     215.644 -0.5 212.162 -1.3

Private transportation

209.170 -1.3 227.948 1.9     209.466 -0.5 210.549 -1.3

Motor fuel

278.344 -5.0 280.040 -4.2 267.399 -5.9 275.528 -4.3 272.375 -5.3

Gasoline

276.905 -5.0 276.177 -4.1 266.905 -5.9 274.382 -4.3 270.788 -5.4

Medical care (2)

439.900 2.0 461.025 3.5     455.410 2.0 421.667 1.5

Recreation (7)

111.642 0.0 121.554 0.9     120.226 -0.7 111.923 0.0

Education and communication (7)

129.750 0.3 127.755 0.3     129.002 -0.7 125.416 0.6

Other goods and services (2)

443.610 1.9 529.730 9.6     507.065 2.3 431.351 2.4

Energy (2)

235.998 -1.8 213.776 -3.9 217.255 -3.6 229.427 -2.7 226.590 -1.7

Footnotes
(1) For Washington-Baltimore, Dec. 1997=100 unless otherwise noted.
(2) For Washington-Baltimore, Nov. 1996=100.
(3) For the Northeast and the South, Dec. 1977=100.
(4) For Washington-Baltimore, Nov. 1997=100.
(5) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(6) For the U.S., Philadelphia, Northeast, and South, Dec. 1984 = 100.
(7) Indexes are on the Dec. 1997=100 base.

Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md., CMSA includes Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties in Pennsylvania; Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties in New Jersey; New Castle County in Delaware; and Cecil County in Maryland.

Washington-Baltimore, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.Va., CMSA includes the District of Columbia; Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's, Queen Anne's, and Washington Counties and Baltimore City in Maryland; Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, King George, Loudoun, Prince William, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford and Warren Counties, and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park Cities in Virginia; and Berkeley and Jefferson Counties in West Virginia.

Northeast region includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

South region includes the District of Columbia and the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

 

Consumer Price Indexes and percent changes for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), all items, U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Area Index Percent change to
Oct 2014 from --
Sep
2014
Oct
2014
Oct
2013
Aug
2014
Sep
2014

U.S. city average

238.031 237.433 1.7 -0.2 -0.3


 

Chicago-Gary-Kenosha, Ill.-Ind.-Wis.

229.829 228.987 2.0 -0.3 -0.4

Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, Calif.

243.623 243.341 1.4 -0.1 -0.1

New York-Northern N.J.-Long Island, N.Y.-N.J.-Conn.-Pa.

261.074 260.500 1.3 -0.2 -0.2


 

Boston-Brockton-Nashua, Mass.-N.H.-Maine-Conn.

255.878        

Cleveland-Akron, Ohio

221.242        

Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

219.380        

Washington-Baltimore, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.Va. (1)

155.522        


 

Atlanta, Ga.

  221.276 2.2 -1.1  

Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint, Mich.

  221.988 1.0 -0.1  

Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, Texas

  214.791 3.4 0.3  

Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

  244.130 2.2 0.4  

Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md.

  244.948 1.6 -0.1  

San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Calif.

  254.503 3.2 0.5  

Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, Wash.

  247.854 2.1 0.3  

Footnotes
(1) Indexes on a Nov. 1996=100 base.

 

Consumer Price Indexes and percent changes for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), all items, U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Area Index Percent change to
Oct 2014 from --
Sep
2014
Oct
2014
Oct
2013
Aug
2014
Sep
2014

U.S. city average

234.170 233.229 1.5 -0.3 -0.4


 

Chicago-Gary-Kenosha, Ill.-Ind.-Wis.

224.059 222.849 2.0 -0.5 -0.5

Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, Calif.

236.451 235.921 1.4 -0.2 -0.2

New York-Northern N.J.-Long Island, N.Y.-N.J.-Conn.-Pa.

256.945 256.022 1.2 -0.3 -0.4


 

Boston-Brockton-Nashua, Mass.-N.H.-Maine-Conn.

255.818        

Cleveland-Akron, Ohio

212.636        

Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

225.772        

Washington-Baltimore, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.Va. (1)

155.931        


 

Atlanta, Ga.

  219.505 1.9 -1.2  

Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint, Mich.

  218.161 0.6 -0.4  

Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, Texas

  211.512 2.8 0.1  

Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

  242.154 2.0 0.2  

Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md.

  246.596 1.9 0.2  

San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Calif.

  250.508 2.8 0.3  

Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, Wash.

  244.289 2.1 -0.1  

Footnotes
(1) Indexes on a Nov. 1996=100 base.

 

Semiannual Indexes

Consumer Price Indexes for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), semiannual averages for the United States and Pittsburgh, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. city
average
Pittsburgh
1st half 2014 Percent
change from
1st half 2013
1st half 2014 Percent
change from
1st half 2013

All items

236.384 1.7 238.663 1.1

All items (1967 = 100)

708.102   728.275  

Food and beverages

240.615 1.8 247.931 1.0

Food

240.814 1.8 247.450 0.8

Food at home

237.533 1.6 243.562 -0.9

Food away from home

247.080 2.2 255.408 3.8

Alcoholic beverages

236.526 1.1 254.478 3.6

Housing

231.909 2.6 234.892 1.8

Shelter

268.597 2.7 262.980 2.7

Rent of primary residence (1)

273.778 3.0 229.548 2.6

Owners' equivalent rent of residences (1) (2)

276.002 2.6 261.258 3.7

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence (1) (2)

275.979 2.6 261.258 3.7

Fuels and utilities

233.786 4.8 245.966 0.1

Household energy

201.955 5.2 224.112 -2.0

Energy services (1)

202.340 5.0 208.401 -3.5

Electricity (1)

205.380 3.9 163.206 -9.5

Utility (piped) gas service (1)

190.560 8.9 237.711 6.9

Household furnishings and operations

123.518 -1.5 146.939 -2.6

Apparel

127.425 0.3 152.905 -0.9

Transportation

219.244 0.3 198.608 2.3

Private transportation

214.204 0.4 196.486 2.0

Motor fuel

306.859 -1.0 326.615 1.5

Gasoline

305.331 -1.1 329.848 1.4

Medical care

433.340 2.4 462.432 1.4

Recreation (3)

115.799 0.4 119.347 -2.8

Education and communication (3)

137.163 1.4 145.770 0.3

Other goods and services

406.656 1.8 403.483 0.4

Energy

250.115 1.6 277.082 -0.2

Footnotes
(1) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(2) Indexes are on the Dec. 1982=100 base.
(3) Indexes are on the Dec. 1997=100 base.

Pittsburgh, Pa. MSA includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties.

 

Consumer Price Indexes for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), semiannual averages for the United States and Pittsburgh, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. city
Average
Pittsburgh
1st half 2014 Percent
change from
1st half 2013
1st half 2014 Percent
change from
1st half 2013

All items

232.639 1.7 232.587 1.1

All items (1967 = 100)

692.960   691.752  

Food and beverages

240.018 1.8 249.624 0.7

Food

239.999 1.8 248.359 0.6

Food at home

236.588 1.7 243.709 -0.9

Food away from home

247.093 2.2 259.952 3.7

Alcoholic beverages

239.082 1.3 259.625 2.9

Housing

228.605 2.6 215.643 1.8

Shelter

262.104 2.7 230.186 2.8

Rent of primary residence (1)

271.431 2.9 229.548 2.6

Owners' equivalent rent of residences (1) (2)

249.784 2.5 242.742 3.7

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence (1) (2)

249.782 2.6 242.742 3.7

Fuels and utilities

232.092 4.8 254.367 0.1

Household energy

199.775 5.2 233.484 -2.0

Energy services (1)

201.536 5.1 213.549 -3.5

Electricity (1)

203.243 3.9 163.207 -9.5

Utility (piped) gas service (1)

191.785 9.3 237.713 6.9

Household furnishings and operations

119.453 -1.7 132.612 -2.9

Apparel

126.471 0.0 159.627 -2.1

Transportation

219.979 0.2 211.949 1.8

Private transportation

216.320 0.2 211.806 1.7

Motor fuel

308.177 -1.0 326.835 1.5

Gasoline

306.800 -1.1 329.842 1.4

Medical care

436.416 2.4 450.624 1.2

Recreation (3)

112.139 0.3 119.980 -3.4

Education and communication (3)

129.593 1.0 133.977 -0.2

Other goods and services

439.268 2.1 451.518 1.4

Energy

252.216 1.4 279.918 -0.1

Footnotes
(1) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(2) Indexes are on the Dec. 1984=100 base.
(3) Indexes are on the Dec. 1997=100 base.

Pittsburgh, Pa. MSA includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties.

 

Consumer Price Indexes and percent changes for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), all items, U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Area Index Percent change from
1st half 2014 1st half 2013 2nd half 2013

U.S. city average

236.384 1.7 1.2


 

Anchorage, Alaska

214.777 1.9 0.4

Atlanta, Ga.

220.459 2.4 1.5

Boston-Brockton-Nashua, Mass.-N.H.-Maine-Conn.

254.619 1.7 1.1

Chicago-Gary-Kenosha, Ill.-Ind.-Wis.

228.328 1.7 1.7

Cincinnati-Hamilton, Ohio-Ky.-Ind.

223.680 2.2 1.1


 

Cleveland-Akron, Ohio

220.352 1.6 1.1

Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

218.469 1.4 0.9

Denver-Boulder-Greeley, Colo.

235.736 2.9 1.4

Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint, Mich.

222.251 1.3 1.2

Honolulu, Hawaii

255.989 1.1 0.5


 

Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, Texas

212.835 3.0 2.0

Kansas City, Mo.-Kans.

222.842 0.4 0.8

Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, Calif.

242.122 1.2 1.2

Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

242.921 2.1 1.9

Milwaukee-Racine, Wis.

228.005 1.1 1.5


 

Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.-Wis.

231.764 1.4 1.1

New York-Northern N.J.-Long Island, N.Y.-N.J.-Conn.-Pa.

260.191 1.6 1.0

Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md.

243.519 1.3 0.8

Phoenix-Mesa, Ariz. (1)

127.490 1.5 1.2

Pittsburgh, Pa.

238.663 1.1 1.2


 

Portland-Salem, Ore.-Wash.

239.751 2.6 1.0

St. Louis, Mo.-Ill.

220.440 1.4 0.9

San Diego, Calif.

265.251 2.4 1.4

San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Calif.

250.507 2.7 1.8

Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, Wash.

245.125 1.8 1.1


 

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Fla. (2)

210.736 2.1 1.7

Washington-Baltimore, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.Va. (3)

154.626 1.9 0.9

Footnotes
(1) Indexes on a Dec. 2001=100 base.
(2) Indexes on a 1987=100 base.
(3) Indexes on a Nov. 1996=100 base.

 

Consumer Price Indexes and percent changes for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), all items, U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Area Index Percent change from
1st half 2014 1st half 2013 2nd half 2013

U.S. city average

232.639 1.7 1.2


 

Anchorage, Alaska

213.142 2.0 0.3

Atlanta, Ga.

219.179 2.2 1.4

Boston-Brockton-Nashua, Mass.-N.H.-Maine-Conn.

255.486 1.5 0.9

Chicago-Gary-Kenosha, Ill.-Ind.-Wis.

222.698 1.7 1.9

Cincinnati-Hamilton, Ohio-Ky.-Ind.

218.239 2.1 1.1


 

Cleveland-Akron, Ohio

211.750 1.5 1.2

Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

224.419 1.3 0.9

Denver-Boulder-Greeley, Colo.

226.254 3.0 1.4

Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint, Mich.

219.166 1.2 1.1

Honolulu, Hawaii

253.417 0.7 0.3


 

Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, Texas

210.325 2.6 1.9

Kansas City, Mo.-Kans.

214.905 0.3 0.8

Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, Calif.

235.201 1.3 1.3

Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

241.518 2.0 1.9

Milwaukee-Racine, Wis.

234.221 1.3 1.6


 

Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.-Wis.

226.243 1.8 1.3

New York-Northern N.J.-Long Island, N.Y.-N.J.-Conn.-Pa.

256.070 1.5 1.1

Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, Pa.-N.J.-Del.-Md.

244.487 1.4 0.9

Phoenix-Mesa, Ariz. (1)

126.599 1.1 1.2

Pittsburgh, Pa.

232.587 1.1 1.3


 

Portland-Salem, Ore.-Wash.

233.565 2.4 0.9

St. Louis, Mo.-Ill.

220.003 1.0 0.7

San Diego, Calif.

250.188 2.1 1.2

San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Calif.

247.097 2.5 1.6

Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, Wash.

242.006 2.0 1.3


 

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Fla. (2)

211.399 1.9 1.7

Washington-Baltimore, D.C.-Md.-Va.-W.Va. (3)

154.986 1.7 0.9

Footnotes
(1) Indexes on a Dec. 2001=100 base.
(2) Indexes on a 1987=100 base.
(3) Indexes on a Nov. 1996=100 base.