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 2019 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Dec.
2018
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Jan.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Jan.
2018-
Jan.
2019
Dec.
2018-
Jan.
2019
Oct.
2018-
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2018-
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2018-
Jan.
2019

All items

100.000 247.867 251.233 251.712 1.6 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0

Food

13.341 252.361 255.210 256.417 1.6 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.2

Food at home

7.286 239.828 239.989 241.381 0.6 0.6 0.1 0.3 0.1

Cereals and bakery products

0.962 272.273 274.321 275.050 1.0 0.3 0.6 0.4 -0.4

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.597 247.284 247.327 248.169 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.6

Dairy and related products

0.729 217.897 216.652 217.079 -0.4 0.2 -0.2 0.2 -0.3

Fruits and vegetables

1.298 301.814 301.134 304.605 0.9 1.2 -0.1 1.4 -0.3

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.868 167.671 168.339 171.354 2.2 1.8 -0.3 0.2 0.8

Other food at home

1.832 209.611 209.739 210.006 0.2 0.1 0.2 -0.2 0.1

Food away from home(1)

6.055 272.772 279.419 280.380 2.8 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3

Energy

7.347 210.663 205.905 200.563 -4.8 -2.6 -2.8 -2.6 -3.1

Energy commodities

3.947 230.005 218.497 207.727 -9.7 -4.9 -5.0 -5.7 -5.3

Fuel oil

0.109 298.173 276.103 274.051 -8.1 -0.7 -2.9 -9.4 -1.3

Motor fuel

3.762 225.030 213.838 202.818 -9.9 -5.2 -5.1 -5.7 -5.5

Gasoline (all types)

3.671 223.806 212.152 201.194 -10.1 -5.2 -5.2 -5.8 -5.5

Energy services

3.400 201.516 203.800 204.038 1.3 0.1 0.2 1.5 -0.5

Electricity

2.607 210.171 210.637 210.920 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.4 -0.6

Utility (piped) gas service

0.794 172.658 179.999 180.106 4.3 0.1 0.2 5.1 -0.3

All items less food and energy

79.312 254.638 259.083 260.122 2.2 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2

Commodities less food and energy commodities

19.503 143.417 142.840 143.892 0.3 0.7 0.2 0.0 0.4

Apparel

2.959 122.266 120.526 122.422 0.1 1.6 -0.6 0.0 1.1

New vehicles

3.724 146.996 146.126 147.059 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.2

Used cars and trucks

2.391 136.555 138.069 138.800 1.6 0.5 2.5 -0.5 0.1

Medical care commodities

1.707 380.846 378.190 379.777 -0.3 0.4 0.5 -0.4 0.1

Alcoholic beverages

0.973 247.359 251.131 251.688 1.8 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0

Tobacco and smoking products

0.661 1,050.073 1,082.248 1,085.997 3.4 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3

Services less energy services

59.809 323.500 331.478 332.444 2.8 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2

Shelter

33.259 302.928 311.652 312.696 3.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Rent of primary residence

7.943 314.788 324.815 325.597 3.4 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

24.054 310.828 320.038 320.789 3.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3

Medical care services

6.974 513.135 522.506 525.698 2.4 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.3

Physicians' services

1.732 379.077 379.885 382.032 0.8 0.6 -0.1 0.1 0.4

Hospital services(3)

2.340 328.635 334.964 336.225 2.3 0.4 0.5 0.5 -0.3

Transportation services

5.975 315.764 322.317 322.216 2.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.2

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.128 283.305 289.705 290.758 2.6 0.4 0.4 -0.1 0.4

Motor vehicle insurance

2.415 554.166 572.824 572.950 3.4 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2

Airline fares

0.660 255.496 248.290 248.433 -2.8 0.1 -1.4 -1.3 -0.9

Footnotes
(1) Not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Indexes on a December 1982=100 base.
(3) Indexes on a December 1996=100 base.

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Last Modified Date: February 13, 2019