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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, December 2021 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Nov.
2021
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Dec.
2020
Nov.
2021
Dec.
2021
Dec.
2020-
Dec.
2021
Nov.
2021-
Dec.
2021
Sep.
2021-
Oct.
2021
Oct.
2021-
Nov.
2021
Nov.
2021-
Dec.
2021

All items less food

86.010 258.959 276.747 277.506 7.2 0.3 0.9 0.8 0.5

All items less shelter

67.607 237.289 256.714 257.431 8.5 0.3 1.2 0.9 0.5

All items less food and shelter

53.617 229.010 249.264 249.810 9.1 0.2 1.2 1.0 0.5

All items less food, shelter, and energy

46.075 236.831 250.894 251.992 6.4 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.6

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

42.656 241.759 252.043 252.533 4.5 0.2 0.6 0.4 0.4

All items less medical care

91.526 248.096 265.889 266.729 7.5 0.3 1.0 0.8 0.5

All items less energy

92.458 268.613 282.397 283.593 5.6 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.5

Commodities

39.062 186.063 207.708 208.602 12.1 0.4 1.5 1.4 0.8

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.349 144.915 153.738 154.329 6.5 0.4 0.8 0.6 0.8

Commodities less food

25.072 149.989 172.817 173.484 15.7 0.4 1.9 1.8 0.9

Commodities less food and beverages

24.079 146.342 169.510 170.179 16.3 0.4 2.0 1.8 0.9

Services

60.938 334.030 346.637 347.429 4.0 0.2 0.6 0.4 0.3

Services less rent of shelter(1)

28.885 350.968 364.091 364.361 3.8 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.1

Services less medical care services

53.951 316.606 329.178 329.918 4.2 0.2 0.5 0.3 0.3

Durables

11.776 107.691 123.678 125.747 16.8 1.7 1.4 1.6 1.8

Nondurables

27.286 225.432 248.656 248.393 10.2 -0.1 1.3 1.1 0.9

Nondurables less food

13.296 188.305 217.593 215.952 14.7 -0.8 1.9 1.6 0.6

Nondurables less food and beverages

12.303 183.826 214.693 212.913 15.8 -0.8 2.1 1.8 0.6

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

9.634 231.006 276.857 274.750 18.9 -0.8 2.6 1.7 0.5

Nondurables less food and apparel

10.627 232.599 274.322 272.474 17.1 -0.7 2.3 1.6 0.6

Housing

41.552 273.684 286.308 287.511 5.1 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.4

Education and communication(2)

6.487 141.549 143.884 143.844 1.6 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0

Education(2)

2.901 272.437 278.097 277.904 2.0 -0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1

Communication(2)

3.586 75.311 76.294 76.298 1.3 0.0 0.1 -0.2 0.0

Information and information processing(2)

3.474 71.171 71.974 71.986 1.1 0.0 0.0 -0.3 0.0

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.237 7.288 7.420 7.427 1.9 0.1 -0.2 -0.7 0.0

Recreation(2)

5.621 122.692 126.952 126.695 3.3 -0.2 0.7 -0.2 -0.2

Video and audio(2)

1.483 108.207 111.366 110.531 2.1 -0.7 -0.1 -0.2 -0.8

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.152 181.066 186.695 188.497 4.1 1.0 0.2 0.2 1.0

Photography(2)

0.070 74.997 78.763 77.661 3.6 -1.4 0.1 1.2 -0.4

Food and beverages

14.983 269.383 284.168 285.556 6.0 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.5

Domestically produced farm food

6.459 259.404 275.508 276.523 6.6 0.4 1.1 0.4 0.4

Other services

11.308 371.076 380.326 380.714 2.6 0.1 0.5 -0.1 0.1

Apparel less footwear

2.027 106.018 113.600 112.104 5.7 -1.3 0.1 1.5 1.8

Fuels and utilities

4.497 247.236 270.444 270.831 9.5 0.1 2.6 0.3 -0.1

Household energy

3.427 202.017 225.221 225.435 11.6 0.1 3.3 0.4 -0.3

Medical care

8.474 518.766 528.877 530.026 2.2 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.3

Transportation

17.137 203.560 245.532 246.499 21.1 0.4 2.4 2.5 0.8

Private transportation

16.061 201.523 245.735 246.999 22.6 0.5 2.6 2.4 0.7

New and used motor vehicles(2)

8.363 103.242 122.436 124.853 20.9 2.0 1.8 1.8 1.8

Utilities and public transportation

8.775 220.601 231.880 231.516 4.9 -0.2 1.2 0.4 0.2

Household furnishings and operations

4.662 127.367 135.345 136.787 7.4 1.1 0.8 0.8 1.1

Other goods and services

3.077 466.332 484.683 487.131 4.5 0.5 0.8 0.2 0.5

Personal care

2.460 239.497 246.445 247.561 3.4 0.5 0.6 0.1 0.5

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.

Last Modified Date: January 12, 2022