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Table 2. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U. S. city average, by detailed expenditure category

Table 2. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U.S. city average, by detailed expenditure category, August 2022 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Jul.
2022
Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Aug.
2021-
Aug.
2022
Jul.
2022-
Aug.
2022
May
2022-
Jun.
2022
Jun.
2022-
Jul.
2022
Jul.
2022-
Aug.
2022

All items

100.000 8.3 0.0 1.3 0.0 0.1

Food

13.527 11.4 0.8 1.0 1.1 0.8

Food at home

8.414 13.5 0.7 1.0 1.3 0.7

Cereals and bakery products

1.086 16.4 1.0 2.1 1.8 1.2

Cereals and cereal products

0.353 17.4 0.5 2.1 1.9 0.8

Flour and prepared flour mixes

0.058 23.3 1.9 5.3 3.2 2.2

Breakfast cereal(1)

0.149 16.4 0.0 2.5 2.0 0.0

Rice, pasta, cornmeal

0.146 15.7 0.5 0.7 0.9 0.7

Rice(1)(2)(3)

  13.0 0.6 -1.1 1.4 0.6

Bakery products(1)

0.733 16.0 1.3 1.8 2.0 1.3

Bread(1)(2)

0.205 16.2 2.2 1.6 2.8 2.2

White bread(1)(3)

  16.4 2.6 1.8 2.0 2.6

Bread other than white(1)(3)

  16.1 1.7 1.3 3.5 1.7

Fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins(2)

0.110 17.1 1.4 3.5 1.6 1.2

Cakes, cupcakes, and cookies(1)

0.181 14.4 0.4 1.8 1.7 0.4

Cookies(1)(3)

  14.3 0.0 1.3 1.7 0.0

Fresh cakes and cupcakes(1)(3)

  12.9 -0.1 2.9 1.2 -0.1

Other bakery products

0.237 16.5 1.2 1.2 1.9 1.3

Fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts(1)(3)

  14.1 2.0 1.7 0.5 2.0

Crackers, bread, and cracker products(3)

  17.7 0.3 0.9 3.3 0.1

Frozen and refrigerated bakery products, pies, tarts, turnovers(1)(3)

  18.1 1.4 2.9 0.7 1.4

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.900 10.6 0.2 -0.4 0.5 0.5

Meats, poultry, and fish

1.768 8.8 0.0 -0.4 0.2 0.3

Meats

1.113 6.7 -0.2 -1.3 0.0 0.3

Beef and veal

0.511 2.5 -0.3 -2.3 0.0 0.8

Uncooked ground beef(1)

0.189 7.8 0.5 -0.1 0.8 0.5

Uncooked beef roasts(1)(2)

0.075 3.3 1.3 -2.0 -1.3 1.3

Uncooked beef steaks(2)

0.197 -3.0 -1.7 -1.6 -1.1 0.0

Uncooked other beef and veal(1)(2)

0.050 4.9 0.2 -1.9 1.8 0.2

Pork

0.360 6.8 -0.1 -1.6 -0.2 0.3

Bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products(2)

0.161 9.0 -0.3 -1.7 1.0 0.1

Bacon and related products(3)

  5.7 -0.7 -1.9 0.2 -0.5

Breakfast sausage and related products(2)(3)

  14.4 0.2 -1.0 2.6 0.7

Ham

0.064 9.2 2.5 1.1 -1.0 1.3

Ham, excluding canned(3)

  8.8 2.8 1.2 -1.6 1.6

Pork chops(1)

0.051 5.2 0.4 -1.4 2.3 0.4

Other pork including roasts, steaks, and ribs(2)

0.083 2.3 -1.9 -1.2 -0.5 -1.9

Other meats

0.242 16.6 -0.1 1.5 0.3 -0.6

Frankfurters(3)

  18.3 5.3 4.5 -6.1 4.9

Lunchmeats(1)(2)(3)

  18.2 -0.3 0.6 1.1 -0.3

Poultry(1)

0.367 15.9 0.8 1.5 1.2 0.8

Chicken(1)(2)

0.299 16.6 0.5 1.7 1.4 0.5

Fresh whole chicken(1)(3)

  14.8 0.0 1.2 1.9 0.0

Fresh and frozen chicken parts(1)(3)

  17.8 0.8 1.7 1.1 0.8

Other uncooked poultry including turkey(2)

0.068 12.8 2.3 0.4 1.2 2.2

Fish and seafood

0.287 8.7 -0.2 0.5 -0.1 -0.2

Fresh fish and seafood(1)(2)

0.147 7.8 -0.6 -0.4 0.1 -0.6

Processed fish and seafood(2)

0.141 9.7 0.3 1.6 -1.2 0.0

Shelf stable fish and seafood(3)

  8.1 1.5 2.0 -3.3 2.4

Frozen fish and seafood(3)

  11.7 -0.5 2.2 -0.6 -0.6

Eggs(1)

0.132 39.8 2.9 0.3 4.3 2.9

Dairy and related products

0.798 16.2 0.7 1.7 1.7 0.3

Milk(2)

0.205 17.0 0.5 0.8 0.1 0.2

Fresh whole milk(3)

  16.1 0.5 0.1 -1.4 0.7

Fresh milk other than whole(2)(3)

  17.7 0.6 1.2 0.6 0.2

Cheese and related products(1)

0.260 13.5 0.8 1.0 2.0 0.8

Ice cream and related products

0.115 14.0 2.0 4.0 0.7 1.2

Other dairy and related products(1)(2)

0.218 20.0 0.0 1.9 3.7 0.0

Fruits and vegetables

1.407 9.4 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.5

Fresh fruits and vegetables

1.069 7.9 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.1

Fresh fruits

0.574 8.3 -0.6 0.2 0.2 -0.7

Apples

0.077 3.8 -0.6 0.8 -1.0 -2.3

Bananas(1)

0.079 8.3 -0.2 0.5 0.9 -0.2

Citrus fruits(2)

0.166 8.6 -0.4 -4.5 -3.2 -1.6

Oranges, including tangerines(3)

  14.4 1.6 -3.0 -2.1 1.5

Other fresh fruits(2)

0.252 9.2 -0.9 2.4 2.4 0.3

Fresh vegetables

0.495 7.6 1.0 0.8 0.1 1.2

Potatoes

0.083 15.2 3.1 1.5 3.3 2.5

Lettuce(1)

0.057 10.7 0.8 0.3 -1.0 0.8

Tomatoes

0.075 -0.2 2.5 -0.9 -2.5 2.3

Other fresh vegetables

0.278 7.0 0.0 0.7 1.2 -0.3

Processed fruits and vegetables(2)

0.338 14.2 1.3 1.2 1.6 1.7

Canned fruits and vegetables(2)

0.174 16.6 1.9 1.4 1.6 1.8

Canned fruits(2)(3)

  16.6 3.0 0.1 1.2 3.4

Canned vegetables(2)(3)

  16.1 1.3 2.1 1.5 1.3

Frozen fruits and vegetables(2)

0.099 11.4 1.1 0.4 0.9 1.4

Frozen vegetables(3)

  11.9 1.4 0.9 1.0 1.7

Other processed fruits and vegetables including dried(2)

0.065 12.7 0.3 1.1 2.7 0.8

Dried beans, peas, and lentils(1)(2)(3)

  11.6 0.2 -1.0 1.7 0.2

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.964 13.4 0.9 0.8 2.3 0.5

Juices and nonalcoholic drinks(2)

0.675 13.1 1.4 0.6 2.0 1.1

Carbonated drinks

0.281 12.9 2.2 -0.4 2.7 1.0

Frozen noncarbonated juices and drinks(1)(2)

0.007 5.7 -3.1 2.4 -1.1 -3.1

Nonfrozen noncarbonated juices and drinks(2)

0.387 13.4 0.8 1.6 1.5 1.1

Beverage materials including coffee and tea(2)

0.289 14.0 -0.3 0.7 3.1 -0.8

Coffee

0.188 17.6 -0.6 0.4 3.5 -1.0

Roasted coffee(3)

  18.7 -0.4 0.7 3.2 -0.7

Instant coffee(1)(3)

  13.0 -0.6 1.0 2.3 -0.6

Other beverage materials including tea(1)(2)

0.101 7.7 0.2 1.0 2.4 0.2

Other food at home

2.259 16.7 1.0 1.8 1.8 1.1

Sugar and sweets(1)

0.281 12.7 1.5 1.1 2.0 1.5

Sugar and sugar substitutes

0.042 15.9 1.8 2.1 2.1 2.4

Candy and chewing gum(1)(2)

0.176 10.9 1.9 0.7 2.0 1.9

Other sweets(2)

0.063 15.8 0.2 1.5 2.0 0.5

Fats and oils

0.254 21.5 1.7 2.6 2.2 1.9

Butter and margarine(2)

0.080 29.3 3.2 5.0 0.2 2.7

Butter(3)

  24.6 2.7 4.8 0.2 1.9

Margarine(1)(3)

  38.3 7.3 6.8 -0.8 7.3

Salad dressing(2)

0.057 11.8 -0.5 3.3 1.6 -0.4

Other fats and oils including peanut butter(2)

0.116 21.3 1.6 1.1 3.6 2.6

Peanut butter(1)(2)(3)

  15.2 -1.0 -2.0 3.5 -1.0

Other foods

1.724 16.6 0.9 1.8 1.7 0.9

Soups

0.106 18.5 0.4 2.0 3.0 0.7

Frozen and freeze dried prepared foods

0.280 18.5 0.8 2.8 1.5 1.5

Snacks(1)

0.372 16.7 0.8 1.8 1.8 0.8

Spices, seasonings, condiments, sauces

0.329 15.4 1.4 1.1 2.4 0.8

Salt and other seasonings and spices(2)(3)

  14.8 0.2 0.0 2.0 0.8

Olives, pickles, relishes(1)(2)(3)

  19.4 4.0 0.9 3.0 4.0

Sauces and gravies(2)(3)

  17.6 1.6 1.4 3.4 0.9

Other condiments(3)

  11.1 2.5 2.1 0.5 1.7

Baby food(1)(2)

0.044 12.6 -2.0 1.1 2.1 -2.0

Other miscellaneous foods(2)

0.592 16.5 1.0 2.1 1.6 1.7

Prepared salads(3)(4)

  17.3 1.5 3.2 0.2 1.6

Food away from home(1)

5.113 8.0 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.9

Full service meals and snacks(1)(2)

2.385 9.0 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.8

Limited service meals and snacks(1)(2)

2.479 7.2 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.7

Food at employee sites and schools(1)(2)

0.042 23.7 19.3 24.2 0.9 19.3

Food at elementary and secondary schools(1)(3)(5)

           

Food from vending machines and mobile vendors(1)(2)

0.037 6.9 0.1 1.8 0.1 0.1

Other food away from home(1)(2)

0.171 6.5 0.1 1.8 0.8 0.1

Energy

8.782 23.8 -6.2 7.5 -4.6 -5.0

Energy commodities

5.170 27.1 -11.7 10.4 -7.6 -10.1

Fuel oil and other fuels

0.239 48.8 -4.3 -0.7 -8.1 -2.4

Fuel oil(1)

0.165 68.8 -5.9 -1.2 -11.0 -5.9

Propane, kerosene, and firewood(6)

0.074 18.8 -0.9 1.1 -1.0 -0.9

Motor fuel

4.931 26.2 -12.1 11.0 -7.6 -10.5

Gasoline (all types)

4.824 25.6 -12.2 11.2 -7.7 -10.6

Gasoline, unleaded regular(3)

  25.8 -12.5 11.3 -8.0 -10.8

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade(3)(7)

  25.5 -11.4 10.4 -6.4 -10.0

Gasoline, unleaded premium(3)

  24.7 -10.1 9.4 -5.4 -8.8

Other motor fuels(1)(2)

0.107 53.0 -8.4 3.9 -2.4 -8.4

Energy services

3.612 19.8 1.8 3.5 0.1 2.1

Electricity

2.658 15.8 1.1 1.7 1.6 1.5

Utility (piped) gas service

0.954 33.0 3.9 8.2 -3.6 3.5

All items less food and energy

77.691 6.3 0.5 0.7 0.3 0.6

Commodities less food and energy commodities

21.168 7.1 0.5 0.8 0.2 0.5

Household furnishings and supplies(8)

3.920 10.6 0.7 0.5 0.6 1.1

Window and floor coverings and other linens(1)(2)

0.287 6.8 2.3 0.3 -0.2 2.3

Floor coverings(1)(2)

0.067 14.8 3.6 1.0 0.1 3.6

Window coverings(1)(2)

0.058 6.9 3.7 -3.9 4.0 3.7

Other linens(1)(2)

0.163 3.9 1.2 1.6 -1.8 1.2

Furniture and bedding(1)

0.973 12.8 0.5 1.1 0.9 0.5

Bedroom furniture(1)

0.316 8.7 -0.2 1.1 1.2 -0.2

Living room, kitchen, and dining room furniture(1)(2)

0.483 17.7 1.1 2.1 2.7 1.1

Other furniture(2)

0.165 7.5 -0.1 -1.7 -3.1 0.8

Appliances(2)

0.247 3.0 -1.0 0.2 -0.6 -1.2

Major appliances(2)

0.081 2.2 -1.7 0.0 -2.2 -1.5

Laundry equipment(1)(3)

  10.8 6.9 -0.9 1.7 6.9

Other appliances(1)(2)

0.163 3.4 -0.6 0.8 -0.8 -0.6

Other household equipment and furnishings(2)

0.550 8.3 0.3 1.2 0.3 0.8

Clocks, lamps, and decorator items(1)

0.329 9.0 0.3 0.5 -0.3 0.3

Indoor plants and flowers(9)

0.097 5.6 0.6 0.8 0.0 1.4

Dishes and flatware(1)(2)

0.050 13.7 1.1 0.3 0.3 1.1

Nonelectric cookware and tableware(1)(2)

0.075 6.0 -0.3 1.2 -0.7 -0.3

Tools, hardware, outdoor equipment and supplies(2)

0.919 11.7 1.2 -0.2 0.4 1.4

Tools, hardware and supplies(1)(2)

0.240 9.6 1.6 0.4 -0.1 1.6

Outdoor equipment and supplies(2)

0.458 13.1 1.0 -0.3 0.8 1.2

Housekeeping supplies(1)

0.943 11.7 0.4 1.2 1.3 0.4

Household cleaning products(1)(2)

0.342 10.5 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4

Household paper products(1)(2)

0.220 14.1 0.6 2.2 3.1 0.6

Miscellaneous household products(1)(2)

0.382 11.5 0.4 1.4 1.0 0.4

Apparel

2.391 5.1 1.7 0.8 -0.1 0.2

Men's and boys' apparel

0.604 5.2 1.7 1.0 -1.2 0.0

Men's apparel

0.465 4.8 1.8 0.3 -1.0 -0.1

Men's suits, sport coats, and outerwear

0.077 11.0 1.2 1.8 -1.2 -2.3

Men's underwear, nightwear, swimwear, and accessories(1)

0.155 2.3 0.7 0.8 -2.4 0.7

Men's shirts and sweaters(2)

0.110 5.6 4.3 -2.0 -0.5 1.3

Men's pants and shorts

0.117 3.5 1.4 0.4 1.3 3.0

Boys' apparel

0.139 7.4 1.4 1.4 -0.3 0.5

Women's and girls' apparel

0.921 5.4 2.8 0.0 0.9 0.8

Women's apparel

0.775 5.6 2.5 -0.1 1.2 0.5

Women's outerwear

0.057 6.9 2.5 0.6 -1.9 -0.6

Women's dresses

0.083 1.6 2.2 0.8 3.0 -4.6

Women's suits and separates(2)

0.374 7.5 2.4 0.4 2.7 1.2

Women's underwear, nightwear, swimwear, and accessories(2)

0.255 3.6 2.7 -1.5 0.3 2.1

Girls' apparel

0.146 4.8 4.3 0.5 -0.8 2.6

Footwear

0.594 5.0 0.5 1.6 -0.1 -0.5

Men's footwear(1)

0.199 4.0 0.2 1.7 -1.4 0.2

Boys' and girls' footwear

0.115 6.8 0.3 1.2 -1.2 -0.1

Women's footwear

0.280 4.9 0.9 0.8 1.3 -0.6

Infants' and toddlers' apparel

0.112 8.6 1.9 1.3 -1.3 0.6

Jewelry and watches(6)

0.160 -0.3 -0.4 1.4 -0.5 0.0

Watches(1)(6)

0.030 1.3 -0.1 0.1 1.2 -0.1

Jewelry(6)

0.130 -1.2 -0.4 1.5 -1.2 0.1

Transportation commodities less motor fuel(8)

8.559 9.1 0.1 1.1 0.1 0.4

New vehicles

4.024 10.1 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.8

New cars(3)

  10.9 0.4 0.5 0.8 0.7

New trucks(3)(10)

  9.8 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.9

Used cars and trucks

4.021 7.8 -0.4 1.6 -0.4 -0.1

Motor vehicle parts and equipment(1)

0.425 13.4 1.1 0.4 0.4 1.1

Tires(1)

0.269 13.7 1.2 0.7 0.1 1.2

Vehicle accessories other than tires(1)(2)

0.156 12.9 0.9 0.0 0.7 0.9

Vehicle parts and equipment other than tires(1)(3)

  11.5 0.9 -0.7 0.4 0.9

Motor oil, coolant, and fluids(1)(3)

  13.8 0.3 2.6 0.8 0.3

Medical care commodities(1)

1.474 4.1 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.2

Medicinal drugs(1)(8)

1.373 4.0 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.2

Prescription drugs(1)

0.999 3.2 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.4

Nonprescription drugs(1)(8)

0.374 6.1 -0.1 1.2 1.3 -0.1

Medical equipment and supplies(1)(8)

0.101 6.0 0.3 0.6 0.8 0.3

Recreation commodities(8)

1.865 3.8 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.6

Video and audio products(8)

0.279 -9.0 -1.2 -0.2 -0.7 -1.6

Televisions

0.126 -19.1 -2.2 -2.3 -0.8 -3.0

Other video equipment(2)

0.024 -4.3 2.9 -0.2 -1.4 1.6

Audio equipment(1)

0.072 0.8 -1.3 3.2 -1.4 -1.3

Recorded music and music subscriptions(1)(2)

0.051 -0.6 -0.5 0.3 0.6 -0.5

Pets and pet products(1)

0.554 10.7 1.6 1.0 0.6 1.6

Pet food(1)(2)(3)

  13.1 1.7 1.3 1.2 1.7

Purchase of pets, pet supplies, accessories(1)(2)(3)

  7.3 1.5 0.9 0.0 1.5

Sporting goods(1)

0.544 3.8 0.9 -0.3 -0.2 0.9

Sports vehicles including bicycles(1)

0.312 2.9 1.0 -0.6 0.4 1.0

Sports equipment(1)

0.222 5.1 0.7 0.1 -1.1 0.7

Photographic equipment and supplies

0.021 6.3 1.2 -0.6 4.1 0.4

Photographic equipment(2)(3)

  5.8 0.7 -0.2 4.1 0.1

Recreational reading materials(1)

0.096 7.0 2.1 3.1 -1.0 2.1

Newspapers and magazines(1)(2)

0.057 11.2 2.7 4.2 -0.5 2.7

Recreational books(1)(2)

0.039 1.4 1.2 1.6 -1.7 1.2

Other recreational goods(2)

0.371 3.3 0.4 0.1 1.2 0.1

Toys

0.286 2.8 0.6 0.1 1.5 0.1

Toys, games, hobbies and playground equipment(2)(3)

  6.9 1.5 0.1 2.1 0.8

Sewing machines, fabric and supplies(1)(2)

0.028 8.1 -0.7 1.9 0.4 -0.7

Music instruments and accessories(1)(2)

0.041 3.6 0.5 -0.1 0.0 0.5

Education and communication commodities(8)

0.760 -7.3 -0.4 0.3 -0.8 -0.7

Educational books and supplies(1)

0.086 4.6 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3

College textbooks(1)(3)(11)

  5.3 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Information technology commodities(8)

0.674 -8.8 -0.5 0.3 -0.9 -0.9

Computers, peripherals, and smart home assistants(1)(4)

0.333 -4.3 -0.6 1.3 -1.8 -0.6

Computer software and accessories(1)(2)

0.019 -0.3 1.8 2.3 -1.9 1.8

Telephone hardware, calculators, and other consumer information items(2)

0.321 -13.8 -0.5 -0.9 0.1 -1.3

Smartphones(1)(3)(12)

  -20.4 -0.7 -0.5 0.1 -0.7

Alcoholic beverages

0.865 4.3 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4

Alcoholic beverages at home

0.576 3.2 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.5

Beer, ale, and other malt beverages at home

0.220 4.9 0.3 0.9 0.5 0.5

Distilled spirits at home(1)

0.105 1.7 0.1 0.1 0.7 0.1

Whiskey at home(1)(3)

  3.0 0.3 -0.1 0.6 0.3

Distilled spirits, excluding whiskey, at home(1)(3)

  1.2 0.0 0.1 0.8 0.0

Wine at home(1)

0.252 2.5 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.9

Alcoholic beverages away from home(1)

0.289 5.7 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4

Beer, ale, and other malt beverages away from home(1)(2)(3)

  6.4 0.3 0.2 0.9 0.3

Wine away from home(1)(2)(3)

  7.1 0.8 0.3 0.0 0.8

Distilled spirits away from home(1)(2)(3)

  4.2 0.2 0.1 -0.1 0.2

Other goods(8)

1.333 7.6 1.2 0.5 0.3 1.2

Tobacco and smoking products(1)

0.511 8.8 1.1 0.6 0.3 1.1

Cigarettes(1)(2)

0.441 9.0 1.1 0.6 0.3 1.1

Tobacco products other than cigarettes(1)(2)

0.065 7.0 1.2 0.3 0.3 1.2

Personal care products(1)

0.640 6.0 1.5 0.7 1.0 1.5

Hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products(1)(2)

0.332 7.6 0.8 1.2 1.3 0.8

Cosmetics, perfume, bath, nail preparations and implements(1)

0.299 4.2 2.3 0.2 0.8 2.3

Miscellaneous personal goods(1)(2)

0.182 8.3 0.0 -0.4 -1.8 0.0

Stationery, stationery supplies, gift wrap(3)

  9.3 -1.5 -0.6 -1.0 -0.5

Services less energy services

56.523 6.1 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.6

Shelter

32.247 6.2 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.7

Rent of shelter(13)

31.884 6.3 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.7

Rent of primary residence

7.246 6.7 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7

Lodging away from home(2)

0.984 4.0 -1.8 -2.8 -2.7 0.1

Housing at school, excluding board(13)

0.122 2.5 1.2 0.2 0.7 0.6

Other lodging away from home including hotels and motels

0.862 4.5 -2.3 -3.3 -3.2 0.0

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(13)

23.654 6.3 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(13)

22.426 6.3 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7

Tenants' and household insurance(1)(2)

0.363 0.5 -0.1 0.9 0.1 -0.1

Water and sewer and trash collection services(2)

1.076 4.6 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.6

Water and sewerage maintenance

0.775 4.6 0.9 0.3 0.5 0.8

Garbage and trash collection(1)(10)

0.301 4.6 0.1 0.6 0.1 0.1

Household operations(1)(2)

0.825 6.6   0.1    

Domestic services(1)(2)

0.242 5.9   0.6    

Gardening and lawncare services(1)(2)

           

Moving, storage, freight expense(1)(2)

0.104 3.7 0.0 0.8 1.5 0.0

Repair of household items(1)(2)

           

Medical care services

6.807 5.6 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.8

Professional services

3.431 2.4 0.5 0.7 0.0 0.6

Physicians' services(1)

1.802 1.1 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.2

Dental services

0.899 4.7 1.3 1.9 -0.2 1.7

Eyeglasses and eye care(1)(6)

0.351 1.4 0.0 0.7 -0.8 0.0

Services by other medical professionals(1)(6)

0.379 4.4 0.1 0.1 -0.3 0.1

Hospital and related services

2.496 4.1 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.6

Hospital services(14)

2.129 4.0 0.8 0.3 0.5 0.7

Inpatient hospital services(14)(3)

      0.1 0.5  

Outpatient hospital services(3)(6)

  3.6 0.7 0.1 0.4 0.5

Nursing homes and adult day services(14)

0.205 4.8 0.3 1.4 0.3 0.2

Care of invalids and elderly at home(1)(5)

0.162 3.6 0.0 0.1 1.5 0.0

Health insurance(1)(5)

0.880 24.3 2.4 2.1 2.2 2.4

Transportation services

5.872 11.3 -0.2 2.1 -0.5 0.5

Leased cars and trucks(1)(11)

        0.6  

Car and truck rental(2)

0.155 -6.2 -4.6 -2.2 -9.5 -0.5

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.034 9.1 1.7 2.0 1.1 1.7

Motor vehicle body work(1)

0.052 11.5 -1.2 1.8 0.3 -1.2

Motor vehicle maintenance and servicing(1)

0.566 7.3 0.8 2.0 0.7 0.8

Motor vehicle repair(1)(2)

0.372 11.1 3.5 2.1 1.7 3.5

Motor vehicle insurance

2.407 8.7 1.0 1.9 1.3 1.3

Motor vehicle fees(1)(2)

0.497 2.4 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.5

State motor vehicle registration and license fees(1)(2)

0.288 2.6 0.8 0.0 1.4 0.8

Parking and other fees(1)(2)

0.194 1.9 0.2 1.1 -0.4 0.2

Parking fees and tolls(2)(3)

  4.1 0.6 1.5 -0.1 1.1

Public transportation

0.962 21.1 -6.3 -0.4 -6.1 -3.2

Airline fares

0.673 33.4 -8.8 -1.8 -7.8 -4.6

Other intercity transportation

0.091 -2.6 0.0 0.4 -0.3 0.2

Ship fare(1)(2)(3)

  -7.4 0.4 -2.1 0.0 0.4

Intracity transportation(1)

0.195 2.9 -0.8 0.8 0.4 -0.8

Intracity mass transit(1)(3)(8)

  0.6 0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.1

Recreation services(8)

3.108 4.2 0.0 0.3 0.4 0.0

Video and audio services(8)

1.137 3.2 -0.2 0.1 -0.6 -0.3

Cable and satellite television service(10)

1.043 3.0 -0.3 0.0 -0.8 -0.4

Video discs and other media, including rental of video(1)(2)

0.094 4.7 1.2 1.0 1.7 1.2

Video discs and other media(1)(2)(3)

  8.9 2.7 0.3 2.9 2.7

Rental of video discs and other media(1)(2)(3)

  5.9 0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.1

Pet services including veterinary(2)

0.513 9.6 0.5 0.3 1.2 0.6

Pet services(1)(2)(3)

  5.7 0.1 -0.7 0.3 0.1

Veterinarian services(2)(3)

  10.0 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.9

Photographers and photo processing(1)(2)

0.029 6.0 1.4 -0.5 -0.7 1.4

Other recreation services(2)

1.429 3.2 -0.1 0.4 0.9 -0.1

Club membership for shopping clubs, fraternal, or other organizations, or participant sports fees(1)(2)

0.624 3.7 0.4 -0.3 0.4 0.4

Admissions(1)

0.454 2.7 -1.4 1.7 2.1 -1.4

Admission to movies, theaters, and concerts(1)(2)(3)

  6.2 -0.6 0.9 1.5 -0.6

Admission to sporting events(1)(2)(3)

  -6.7 -2.8 2.9 4.9 -2.8

Fees for lessons or instructions(1)(6)

0.165 2.0 1.8 -0.3 -0.3 1.8

Education and communication services(8)

5.239 1.5 0.5 0.2 -0.1 0.2

Tuition, other school fees, and childcare

2.461 3.0 1.1 0.4 0.1 0.5

College tuition and fees

1.410 2.8 1.3 0.3 0.2 0.5

Elementary and high school tuition and fees

0.313 3.2 0.7 0.5 0.4 -0.2

Day care and preschool(9)

0.612 3.7 0.6 0.7 -0.2 0.6

Technical and business school tuition and fees(1)(2)

0.038 1.2 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.9

Postage and delivery services(2)

0.081 3.9 -0.1 0.3 0.4 0.2

Postage

0.073 3.0 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.4

Delivery services(2)

0.009 11.5 -1.0 -0.7 0.4 -0.7

Telephone services(1)(2)

1.780 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Wireless telephone services(1)(2)

1.480 -0.6 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Residential telephone services(1)(8)

0.300 2.4 0.3 0.1 -0.1 0.3

Internet services and electronic information providers(1)(2)

0.908 0.6 -0.1 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1

Other personal services(1)(8)

1.349 5.8 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3

Personal care services(1)

0.531 4.4 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.7

Haircuts and other personal care services(1)(2)

0.531 4.4 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.7

Miscellaneous personal services(1)

0.817 6.7 0.1 0.5 0.5 0.1

Legal services(1)(6)

0.232 9.3 -0.1     -0.1

Funeral expenses(1)(6)

0.144 2.6 -0.5 0.1 0.5 -0.5

Laundry and dry cleaning services(1)(2)

0.152 7.9 0.0 0.8 0.8 0.0

Apparel services other than laundry and dry cleaning(1)(2)

0.018 9.1 -1.0 1.0 1.5 -1.0

Financial services(1)(6)

0.189 5.5 0.9 -0.5 0.3 0.9

Checking account and other bank services(1)(2)(3)

  3.7 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.4

Tax return preparation and other accounting fees(1)(2)(3)

  8.8 1.9   0.6 1.9

Footnotes
(1) Not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Indexes on a December 1997=100 base.
(3) Special index based on a substantially smaller sample.
(4) Indexes on a December 2007=100 base.
(5) Indexes on a December 2005=100 base.
(6) Indexes on a December 1986=100 base.
(7) Indexes on a December 1993=100 base.
(8) Indexes on a December 2009=100 base.
(9) Indexes on a December 1990=100 base.
(10) Indexes on a December 1983=100 base.
(11) Indexes on a December 2001=100 base.
(12) Indexes on a December 2019=100 base.
(13) Indexes on a December 1982=100 base.
(14) Indexes on a December 1996=100 base.

Last Modified Date: September 13, 2022