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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, May 2022 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Apr.
2022
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
May
2021
Apr.
2022
May
2022
May
2021-
May
2022
Apr.
2022-
May
2022
Feb.
2022-
Mar.
2022
Mar.
2022-
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2022-
May
2022

All items less food

86.579 268.394 287.595 290.760 8.3 1.1 1.3 0.2 0.9

All items less shelter

67.563 247.484 268.974 272.550 10.1 1.3 1.6 0.2 1.1

All items less food and shelter

54.142 240.537 261.255 264.868 10.1 1.4 1.7 0.1 1.1

All items less food, shelter, and energy

45.887 244.439 258.776 260.146 6.4 0.5 0.2 0.6 0.6

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

41.895 247.125 260.020 261.361 5.8 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.5

All items less medical care

91.638 256.971 276.967 280.207 9.0 1.2 1.3 0.3 1.0

All items less energy

91.745 274.891 291.199 293.092 6.6 0.7 0.4 0.6 0.7

Commodities

39.686 197.117 219.647 223.076 13.2 1.6 2.1 -0.3 1.3

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.411 148.545 158.714 159.204 7.2 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4

Commodities less food

26.264 162.903 183.754 187.042 14.8 1.8 2.7 -0.9 1.4

Commodities less food and beverages

25.388 159.470 180.477 183.797 15.3 1.8 2.8 -0.9 1.4

Services

60.314 340.052 356.710 359.566 5.7 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.8

Services less rent of shelter(1)

28.246 358.568 376.389 380.099 6.0 1.0 0.9 1.1 0.9

Services less medical care services

53.445 322.545 338.884 341.776 6.0 0.9 0.7 0.8 0.8

Durables

12.779 115.051 127.622 128.122 11.4 0.4 -0.9 0.1 0.1

Nondurables

26.906 237.991 266.284 271.921 14.3 2.1 3.2 -0.2 1.9

Nondurables less food

13.485 207.498 238.601 246.034 18.6 3.1 6.0 -1.5 2.3

Nondurables less food and beverages

12.609 204.141 236.569 244.396 19.7 3.3 6.4 -1.6 2.4

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

10.120 260.377 309.706 322.565 23.9 4.2 8.5 -1.9 2.7

Nondurables less food and apparel

10.997 259.205 304.652 316.375 22.1 3.8 8.2 -1.6 2.7

Housing

41.954 278.648 295.259 297.868 6.9 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.8

Education and communication(2)

6.150 142.002 143.212 143.108 0.8 -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1

Education(2)

2.589 272.544 278.647 279.356 2.5 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3

Communication(2)

3.561 75.721 75.576 75.341 -0.5 -0.3 -0.5 -0.4 -0.3

Information and information processing(2)

3.478 71.508 71.284 71.053 -0.6 -0.3 -0.5 -0.5 -0.3

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.651 7.357 7.297 7.250 -1.5 -0.6 -0.4 -1.2 -0.6

Recreation(2)

5.050 124.769 129.892 130.360 4.5 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.4

Video and audio(2)

1.445 109.731 112.568 113.457 3.4 0.8 -0.1 0.5 0.8

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.075 184.359 198.626 199.268 8.1 0.3 2.1 0.9 0.2

Photography(2)

0.051 76.800 79.727 80.455 4.8 0.9 0.4 0.5 1.3

Food and beverages

14.298 273.441 296.915 300.081 9.7 1.1 1.0 0.8 1.1

Domestically produced farm food

6.987 264.290 291.954 295.893 12.0 1.3 1.6 1.3 1.3

Other services

9.874 373.725 385.184 386.219 3.3 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.3

Apparel less footwear

1.885 112.430 118.568 118.220 5.1 -0.3 0.7 -0.6 0.6

Fuels and utilities

4.728 255.631 286.339 295.153 15.5 3.1 2.0 1.2 2.9

Household energy

3.636 210.371 241.059 250.594 19.1 4.0 2.6 1.5 3.7

Medical care

8.362 523.918 541.515 543.488 3.7 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4

Transportation

18.984 229.689 266.892 274.282 19.4 2.8 3.9 -0.4 2.0

Private transportation

18.033 227.144 265.383 271.545 19.5 2.3 3.8 -1.0 1.6

New and used motor vehicles(2)

9.066 112.405 127.338 127.847 13.7 0.4 -1.2 0.9 0.9

Utilities and public transportation

8.327 228.265 244.061 250.991 10.0 2.8 1.1 2.0 2.2

Household furnishings and operations

4.789 131.086 142.110 142.736 8.9 0.4 1.0 0.4 0.4

Other goods and services

2.713 473.011 500.673 502.966 6.3 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5

Personal care

2.198 241.814 255.213 256.147 5.9 0.4 0.5 0.4 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.

Last Modified Date: June 10, 2022