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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, October 2019 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Sep.
2019
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Oct.
2018
Sep.
2019
Oct.
2019
Oct.
2018-
Oct.
2019
Sep.
2019-
Oct.
2019
Jul.
2019-
Aug.
2019
Aug.
2019-
Sep.
2019
Sep.
2019-
Oct.
2019

All items less food

86.755 252.636 256.401 256.973 1.7 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.4

All items less shelter

66.525 233.231 234.802 235.538 1.0 0.3 0.0 -0.1 0.5

All items less food and shelter

53.280 227.577 228.479 229.222 0.7 0.3 0.0 -0.2 0.6

All items less food, shelter, and energy

45.759 230.517 233.432 234.150 1.6 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.2

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

43.410 236.373 239.317 240.116 1.6 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.2

All items less medical care

91.260 241.728 245.020 245.418 1.5 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.3

All items less energy

92.479 257.653 262.969 263.527 2.3 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2

Commodities

36.742 186.071 185.508 186.012 0.0 0.3 -0.3 -0.4 0.4

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

16.969 145.724 145.933 145.948 0.2 0.0 0.1 -0.1 -0.3

Commodities less food

23.498 155.254 153.002 153.421 -1.2 0.3 -0.4 -0.7 0.5

Commodities less food and beverages

22.538 151.937 149.578 150.007 -1.3 0.3 -0.4 -0.7 0.6

Services

63.258 318.699 327.076 327.744 2.8 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3

Services less rent of shelter(1)

30.151 337.770 344.128 345.375 2.3 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.6

Services less medical care services

56.194 303.469 310.866 311.231 2.6 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3

Durables

9.759 103.726 104.385 104.263 0.5 -0.1 0.2 -0.3 0.1

Nondurables

26.983 228.816 227.358 228.294 -0.2 0.4 -0.5 -0.4 0.5

Nondurables less food

13.739 206.470 200.521 201.629 -2.3 0.6 -1.0 -0.8 0.9

Nondurables less food and beverages

12.779 203.673 197.235 198.410 -2.6 0.6 -1.1 -0.9 1.0

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

9.728 254.582 245.336 247.773 -2.7 1.0 -1.5 -1.1 2.2

Nondurables less food and apparel

10.688 253.050 244.867 247.077 -2.4 0.9 -1.4 -1.0 1.9

Housing

42.315 260.268 267.822 267.794 2.9 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.2

Education and communication(2)

6.522 137.776 138.409 138.529 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Education(2)

3.048 262.947 268.357 268.878 2.3 0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.1

Communication(2)

3.474 73.862 73.195 73.190 -0.9 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.0

Information and information processing(2)

3.363 69.964 69.196 69.189 -1.1 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.0

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.162 7.459 7.363 7.325 -1.8 -0.5 0.4 -0.9 -0.6

Recreation(2)

5.602 118.850 120.357 120.982 1.8 0.5 0.5 0.0 0.7

Video and audio(2)

1.791 103.959 104.552 104.763 0.8 0.2 0.7 0.3 0.5

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.027 173.449 178.723 179.340 3.4 0.3 -0.1 0.0 0.4

Photography(2)

0.072 74.605 74.095 74.422 -0.2 0.4 -0.7 0.5 0.2

Food and beverages

14.205 254.203 258.646 259.284 2.0 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.2

Domestically produced farm food

5.990 247.519 249.339 250.212 1.1 0.4 -0.2 0.1 0.3

Other services

11.494 355.315 359.723 360.968 1.6 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.4

Apparel less footwear

2.378 122.582 119.572 118.528 -3.3 -0.9 0.0 -0.5 -2.1

Fuels and utilities

4.610 240.641 243.643 242.207 0.7 -0.6 -0.2 -0.1 1.4

Household energy

3.516 199.381 200.855 199.089 -0.1 -0.9 -0.2 -0.2 1.7

Medical care

8.740 485.269 501.468 506.100 4.3 0.9 0.7 0.2 1.0

Transportation

16.372 213.482 209.350 210.487 -1.4 0.5 -0.6 -0.7 1.0

Private transportation

15.239 209.429 205.068 206.070 -1.6 0.5 -0.7 -0.8 1.2

New and used motor vehicles(2)

6.827 98.425 98.751 98.684 0.3 -0.1 0.3 -0.6 0.5

Utilities and public transportation

9.268 216.596 218.639 218.527 0.9 -0.1 0.2 0.3 0.8

Household furnishings and operations

4.230 122.038 124.183 124.256 1.8 0.1 -0.1 0.3 -0.2

Other goods and services

3.193 444.334 453.193 455.225 2.5 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.2

Personal care

2.519 231.401 234.603 235.578 1.8 0.4 0.3 -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.

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Last Modified Date: November 13, 2019