Table 1. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U. S. city average, by expenditure category

Table 1. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U.S. city average, by expenditure category, January 2017 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Dec.
2016
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Jan.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2016-
Jan.
2017
Dec.
2016-
Jan.
2017
Oct.
2016-
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2016-
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2016-
Jan.
2017

All items

100.000 236.916 241.432 242.839 2.5 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.6

Food

13.698 248.631 247.313 248.242 -0.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.1

Food at home

7.899 242.017 236.464 237.365 -1.9 0.4 -0.1 -0.2 0.0

Cereals and bakery products

1.068 274.580 271.374 272.922 -0.6 0.6 0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.740 251.783 241.612 242.596 -3.6 0.4 -0.2 -0.5 0.7

Dairy and related products

0.818 220.869 217.929 219.804 -0.5 0.9 -0.2 0.1 0.8

Fruits and vegetables

1.338 306.796 291.957 291.679 -4.9 -0.1 -0.2 -0.6 -1.7

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.949 168.718 165.965 167.074 -1.0 0.7 0.1 -0.2 -0.3

Other food at home

1.986 208.810 208.301 208.804 0.0 0.2 -0.2 0.3 0.2

Food away from home(1)

5.799 259.958 265.104 266.079 2.4 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.4

Energy

7.039 180.171 193.306 199.608 10.8 3.3 1.0 1.2 4.0

Energy commodities

3.447 175.931 200.633 211.110 20.0 5.2 2.0 2.4 7.6

Fuel oil(1)

0.102 195.029 235.127 243.347 24.8 3.5 -1.2 6.0 3.5

Motor fuel

3.257 172.378 196.831 207.280 20.2 5.3 2.0 2.4 7.9

Gasoline (all types)

3.208 171.574 195.915 206.360 20.3 5.3 2.1 2.4 7.8

Energy services(2)

3.592 192.148 195.079 197.767 2.9 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.3

Electricity(2)

2.794 203.169 203.146 205.230 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

0.798 156.513 167.935 172.319 10.1 2.6 0.2 0.1 1.5

All items less food and energy

79.263 244.528 249.134 250.083 2.3 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.3

Commodities less food and energy commodities

19.101 144.725 143.668 144.365 -0.2 0.5 -0.2 0.0 0.4

Apparel

3.034 121.878 122.637 123.088 1.0 0.4 -0.3 -0.4 1.4

New vehicles

3.678 147.456 147.299 148.848 0.9 1.1 0.0 0.1 0.9

Used cars and trucks

1.986 142.668 137.475 137.397 -3.7 -0.1 0.2 0.2 -0.4

Medical care commodities

1.852 357.414 371.561 374.150 4.7 0.7 -0.4 0.5 0.3

Alcoholic beverages

0.952 241.535 243.414 244.516 1.2 0.5 -0.1 0.1 0.2

Tobacco and smoking products

0.665 952.536 983.271 984.721 3.4 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.1

Services less energy services

60.162 305.803 314.190 315.282 3.1 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Shelter

33.652 283.498 292.612 293.560 3.5 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2

Rent of primary residence(2)

7.875 292.004 302.735 303.467 3.9 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)(3)

24.583 290.884 300.501 301.181 3.5 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2

Medical care services

6.687 485.321 500.845 502.948 3.6 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2

Physicians' services(2)

1.710 370.911 384.519 384.882 3.8 0.1 0.5 0.2 0.0

Hospital services(2)(4)

2.241 297.252 307.465 309.929 4.3 0.8 0.0 0.2 0.3

Transportation services

5.920 294.420 302.410 303.718 3.2 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.165 273.097 278.002 279.523 2.4 0.5 0.6 0.2 0.5

Motor vehicle insurance

2.494 475.456 507.589 510.919 7.5 0.7 1.0 0.7 0.8

Airline fares

0.624 278.334 265.436 269.241 -3.3 1.4 -1.3 1.0 2.0

Footnotes
(1) Not seasonally adjusted.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series were calculated using a geometric means estimator.
(3) Indexes on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) Indexes on a December 1996=100 base.

NOTE: Index applies to a month as a whole, not to any specific date.

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Last Modified Date: February 15, 2017