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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, October 2019 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category 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

100.000 252.885 256.759 257.346 1.8 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.4

Food

13.245 254.358 258.943 259.632 2.1 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.2

Food at home

7.176 239.882 241.543 242.340 1.0 0.3 -0.2 0.0 0.3

Cereals and bakery products

0.951 272.260 277.308 276.470 1.5 -0.3 -0.3 0.5 -0.1

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.578 247.966 249.740 250.592 1.1 0.3 -0.7 0.3 0.6

Dairy and related products

0.724 216.800 219.771 220.738 1.8 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1

Fruits and vegetables

1.254 298.531 297.309 301.318 0.9 1.3 -0.5 -1.0 0.9

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.861 169.570 170.630 170.842 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.1 -0.3

Other food at home

1.808 210.224 211.490 211.492 0.6 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.2

Food away from home(1)

6.069 277.513 286.246 286.791 3.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

Energy

7.521 225.757 215.418 216.351 -4.2 0.4 -1.9 -1.4 2.7

Energy commodities

4.180 259.561 236.493 240.279 -7.4 1.6 -3.3 -2.3 3.5

Fuel oil

0.107 316.185 276.664 282.534 -10.6 2.1 -0.9 -0.8 0.8

Motor fuel

4.005 255.126 232.658 236.346 -7.4 1.6 -3.4 -2.4 3.6

Gasoline (all types)

3.920 253.793 231.496 235.168 -7.3 1.6 -3.5 -2.4 3.7

Energy services

3.341 201.798 204.660 202.556 0.4 -1.0 -0.2 -0.1 1.8

Electricity

2.627 211.937 216.938 212.829 0.4 -1.9 -0.3 0.0 1.6

Utility (piped) gas service

0.714 168.770 165.562 169.138 0.2 2.2 0.1 -0.7 2.4

All items less food and energy

79.234 259.063 264.522 265.059 2.3 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2

Commodities less food and energy commodities

19.318 144.134 144.596 144.577 0.3 0.0 0.2 -0.3 -0.1

Apparel

3.051 129.108 127.009 126.154 -2.3 -0.7 0.2 -0.4 -1.8

New vehicles

3.637 145.588 145.854 145.726 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2

Used cars and trucks

2.349 136.450 138.653 138.407 1.4 -0.2 1.1 -1.6 1.3

Medical care commodities

1.676 379.662 379.530 383.498 1.0 1.0 0.3 -0.6 1.2

Alcoholic beverages

0.960 250.757 253.261 253.207 1.0 0.0 0.1 -0.3 -0.3

Tobacco and smoking products

0.674 1,081.193 1,128.109 1,134.550 4.9 0.6 0.5 0.6 -0.4

Services less energy services

59.916 330.465 339.377 340.302 3.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2

Shelter

33.475 310.382 320.569 320.762 3.3 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.1

Rent of primary residence

7.988 322.628 333.834 334.680 3.7 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.1

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

24.117 318.215 327.933 328.762 3.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.2

Medical care services

7.063 519.152 540.813 545.652 5.1 0.9 0.9 0.4 0.9

Physicians' services

1.715 380.489 384.454 384.901 1.2 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.2

Hospital services(3)

2.321 332.853 339.512 344.363 3.5 1.4 1.4 0.0 1.4

Transportation services

5.890 324.131 324.717 326.582 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.1

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.137 289.057 298.441 298.925 3.4 0.2 0.8 0.2 0.2

Motor vehicle insurance

2.347 573.050 569.106 571.975 -0.2 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.0

Airline fares

0.684 265.930 263.149 269.871 1.5 2.6 1.7 0.8 -0.4

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: November 13, 2019