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 2017 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Sep.
2017
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Oct.
2016
Sep.
2017
Oct.
2017
Oct.
2016-
Oct.
2017
Sep.
2017-
Oct.
2017
Jul.
2017-
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2017-
Sep.
2017
Sep.
2017-
Oct.
2017

All items

100.000 241.729 246.819 246.663 2.0 -0.1 0.4 0.5 0.1

Food

13.598 248.073 250.993 251.364 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Food at home

7.814 238.145 239.128 239.543 0.6 0.2 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Cereals and bakery products

1.046 272.502 271.750 270.858 -0.6 -0.3 0.3 0.1 -0.5

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.744 244.770 247.613 248.413 1.5 0.3 -0.2 -0.4 0.6

Dairy and related products

0.795 218.183 216.564 217.170 -0.5 0.3 -0.4 -0.6 -0.3

Fruits and vegetables

1.332 295.616 297.047 299.700 1.4 0.9 -0.2 -0.2 0.0

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.936 166.793 167.429 167.990 0.7 0.3 -0.4 0.4 0.0

Other food at home

1.960 208.985 210.159 209.528 0.3 -0.3 -0.1 0.2 -0.2

Food away from home(1)

5.784 264.459 270.353 270.658 2.3 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.1

Energy

7.683 194.786 215.711 207.290 6.4 -3.9 2.8 6.1 -1.0

Energy commodities

3.949 201.412 234.982 223.219 10.8 -5.0 6.1 12.6 -2.3

Fuel oil(1)

0.104 224.453 245.085 250.640 11.7 2.3 2.9 8.2 2.3

Motor fuel

3.756 198.212 232.076 219.640 10.8 -5.4 6.3 13.0 -2.5

Gasoline (all types)

3.702 197.357 231.182 218.591 10.8 -5.4 6.3 13.1 -2.4

Energy services(2)

3.734 197.279 207.339 201.661 2.2 -2.7 -0.1 -0.2 0.4

Electricity(2)

2.935 206.397 218.117 210.424 2.0 -3.5 0.0 0.0 0.5

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

0.800 167.049 172.111 172.373 3.2 0.2 -0.5 -0.8 0.3

All items less food and energy

78.719 249.218 252.941 253.638 1.8 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.2

Commodities less food and energy commodities

18.741 145.701 144.108 144.273 -1.0 0.1 -0.1 -0.2 0.1

Apparel

3.101 130.328 128.150 129.570 -0.6 1.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.1

New vehicles

3.543 146.896 145.037 144.868 -1.4 -0.1 0.0 -0.4 -0.2

Used cars and trucks

1.938 139.914 137.141 135.867 -2.9 -0.9 -0.2 -0.2 0.7

Medical care commodities

1.842 373.792 377.869 377.038 0.9 -0.2 -0.1 -0.8 0.0

Alcoholic beverages

0.940 243.674 245.884 246.621 1.2 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.1

Tobacco and smoking products

0.682 973.535 1,031.891 1,047.932 7.6 1.6 -0.1 0.4 1.6

Services less energy services

59.977 312.919 320.210 321.253 2.7 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.3

Shelter

33.731 291.407 299.844 300.846 3.2 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.3

Rent of primary residence(2)

7.895 300.400 310.268 311.501 3.7 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.3

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

24.575 298.645 307.106 308.190 3.2 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.3

Medical care services

6.635 499.717 508.078 509.256 1.9 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.3

Physicians' services(2)

1.650 381.406 379.169 379.072 -0.6 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.2

Hospital services(2)(4)

2.285 307.433 320.449 322.368 4.9 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.5

Transportation services

5.930 299.622 309.704 312.290 4.2 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.2

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.157 275.645 282.203 283.257 2.8 0.4 0.3 0.6 0.4

Motor vehicle insurance

2.559 496.658 532.455 537.222 8.2 0.9 1.0 0.5 0.1

Airline fares

0.596 270.922 259.143 267.297 -1.3 3.1 -1.0 -0.1 0.6

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: November 15, 2017