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, February 2017 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Jan.
2017
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Feb.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Feb.
2016-
Feb.
2017
Jan.
2017-
Feb.
2017
Nov.
2016-
Dec.
2016
Dec.
2016-
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2017-
Feb.
2017

All items

100.000 237.111 242.839 243.603 2.7 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.1

Food

13.669 248.800 248.242 248.791 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.2

Food at home

7.883 242.062 237.365 237.918 -1.7 0.2 -0.2 0.0 0.3

Cereals and bakery products

1.068 274.801 272.922 271.708 -1.1 -0.4 -0.1 -0.1 -0.4

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.737 251.290 242.596 243.057 -3.3 0.2 -0.5 0.7 0.2

Dairy and related products

0.820 219.732 219.804 220.552 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.8 0.8

Fruits and vegetables

1.329 306.778 291.679 292.222 -4.7 0.2 -0.6 -1.7 0.7

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.950 169.248 167.074 169.451 0.1 1.4 -0.2 -0.3 1.5

Other food at home

1.979 209.385 208.804 208.914 -0.2 0.1 0.3 0.2 -0.4

Food away from home(1)

5.786 260.319 266.079 266.626 2.4 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.2

Energy

7.226 172.061 199.608 198.195 15.2 -0.7 1.2 4.0 -1.0

Energy commodities

3.606 159.404 211.110 206.984 29.8 -2.0 2.4 7.6 -2.8

Fuel oil(1)

0.105 189.373 243.347 242.467 28.0 -0.4 6.0 3.5 -0.4

Motor fuel

3.410 155.361 207.280 202.912 30.6 -2.1 2.4 7.9 -2.9

Gasoline (all types)

3.359 154.564 206.360 201.957 30.7 -2.1 2.4 7.8 -3.0

Energy services(2)

3.620 191.532 197.767 198.820 3.8 0.5 0.0 0.3 1.0

Electricity(2)

2.807 202.528 205.230 206.416 1.9 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.8

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

0.814 155.981 172.319 172.967 10.9 0.4 0.1 1.5 1.5

All items less food and energy

79.104 245.680 250.083 251.143 2.2 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.2

Commodities less food and energy commodities

19.083 145.856 144.365 145.140 -0.5 0.5 0.0 0.4 0.0

Apparel

3.028 125.567 123.088 126.100 0.4 2.4 -0.4 1.4 0.6

New vehicles

3.695 148.268 148.848 148.993 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.9 -0.2

Used cars and trucks

1.973 144.024 137.397 137.899 -4.3 0.4 0.2 -0.4 -0.6

Medical care commodities

1.854 361.435 374.150 376.078 4.1 0.5 0.5 0.3 -0.2

Alcoholic beverages

0.950 242.437 244.516 244.622 0.9 0.0 0.1 0.2 -0.1

Tobacco and smoking products

0.662 951.247 984.721 984.756 3.5 0.0 0.4 0.1 0.4

Services less energy services

60.022 306.932 315.282 316.506 3.1 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3

Shelter

33.565 284.435 293.560 294.444 3.5 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3

Rent of primary residence(2)

7.849 292.777 303.467 304.211 3.9 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3

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

24.496 291.505 301.181 301.785 3.5 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3

Medical care services

6.676 489.432 502.948 506.105 3.4 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.2

Physicians' services(2)

1.702 372.091 384.882 385.353 3.6 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1

Hospital services(2)(4)

2.246 301.007 309.929 313.974 4.3 1.3 0.2 0.3 0.4

Transportation services

5.911 295.533 303.718 306.221 3.6 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.7

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.164 273.072 279.523 279.782 2.5 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.1

Motor vehicle insurance

2.496 477.297 510.919 513.469 7.6 0.5 0.7 0.8 0.5

Airline fares

0.630 283.520 269.241 280.517 -1.1 4.2 1.0 2.0 2.4

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: March 15, 2017