Table 3. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U. S. city average, special aggregate indexes

Table 3. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U.S. city average, special aggregate indexes, October 2018 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Sep.
2018
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Oct.
2017
Sep.
2018
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2017-
Oct.
2018
Sep.
2018-
Oct.
2018
Jul.
2018-
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2018-
Sep.
2018
Sep.
2018-
Oct.
2018

All items less food

86.765 245.926 252.116 252.636 2.7 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.4

All items less shelter

67.107 228.218 232.868 233.231 2.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.4

All items less food and shelter

53.872 222.148 227.127 227.577 2.4 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.5

All items less food, shelter, and energy

45.840 227.349 229.910 230.517 1.4 0.3 -0.1 0.1 0.2

All items less food, shelter, energy, and used cars and trucks

43.512 232.991 235.840 236.373 1.5 0.2 -0.1 0.3 0.1

All items less medical care

91.408 235.602 241.287 241.728 2.6 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.3

All items less energy

91.969 252.597 257.118 257.653 2.0 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2

Commodities

37.384 182.116 185.571 186.071 2.2 0.3 0.2 -0.2 0.5

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.190 145.926 145.350 145.724 -0.1 0.3 -0.4 0.1 0.0

Commodities less food

24.149 151.197 154.598 155.254 2.7 0.4 0.3 -0.3 0.8

Commodities less food and beverages

23.186 147.909 151.289 151.937 2.7 0.4 0.3 -0.3 0.8

Services

62.616 310.283 318.312 318.699 2.7 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3

Services less rent of shelter(1)

30.097 330.492 337.734 337.770 2.2 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.3

Services less medical care services

55.733 295.186 303.130 303.469 2.8 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.3

Durables

9.841 103.838 103.488 103.726 -0.1 0.2 0.1 -0.8 0.4

Nondurables

27.543 222.048 228.169 228.816 3.0 0.3 0.0 -0.1 0.4

Nondurables less food

14.308 197.068 205.322 206.470 4.8 0.6 0.0 -0.2 0.8

Nondurables less food and beverages

13.345 193.973 202.508 203.673 5.0 0.6 0.0 -0.3 0.9

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

10.231 238.448 253.690 254.582 6.8 0.4 1.3 -0.1 1.2

Nondurables less food and apparel

11.194 238.034 252.167 253.050 6.3 0.4 1.1 -0.1 1.1

Housing

41.773 253.125 259.941 260.268 2.8 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.3

Education and communication(2)

6.608 136.502 137.868 137.776 0.9 -0.1 0.2 0.1 -0.1

Education(2)

3.030 256.435 262.336 262.947 2.5 0.2 0.5 0.1 0.2

Communication(2)

3.577 74.147 74.099 73.862 -0.4 -0.3 -0.2 0.2 -0.4

Information and information processing(2)

3.470 70.295 70.195 69.964 -0.5 -0.3 -0.2 0.2 -0.4

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.204 7.542 7.502 7.459 -1.1 -0.6 0.2 0.3 -0.8

Recreation(2)

5.641 118.663 119.163 118.850 0.2 -0.3 -0.1 0.3 -0.1

Video and audio(2)

1.818 104.636 104.306 103.959 -0.6 -0.3 0.5 0.6 -0.1

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.012 170.556 173.248 173.449 1.7 0.1 -0.1 0.4 0.2

Photography(2)

0.073 76.667 74.154 74.605 -2.7 0.6 0.9 0.2 0.7

Food and beverages

14.198 251.130 254.178 254.203 1.2 0.0 0.1 0.1 -0.1

Domestically produced farm food

6.061 247.806 248.048 247.519 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 -0.3

Other services

11.544 348.774 355.202 355.315 1.9 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.1

Apparel less footwear

2.441 122.927 120.684 122.582 -0.3 1.6 -1.9 1.6 0.2

Fuels and utilities

4.674 237.015 242.834 240.641 1.5 -0.9 0.5 -0.6 1.3

Household energy

3.594 197.585 201.859 199.381 0.9 -1.2 0.6 -0.8 1.7

Medical care

8.592 477.121 484.708 485.269 1.7 0.1 -0.2 0.2 0.2

Transportation

16.896 202.457 212.414 213.482 5.4 0.5 0.9 -0.3 1.1

Private transportation

15.763 197.766 208.550 209.429 5.9 0.4 0.9 -0.4 1.2

New and used motor vehicles(2)

6.910 97.476 98.261 98.425 1.0 0.2 0.1 -1.1 0.7

Utilities and public transportation

9.381 215.443 217.562 216.596 0.5 -0.4 0.3 -0.1 0.5

Household furnishings and operations

4.206 120.237 121.390 122.038 1.5 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.3

Other goods and services

3.177 436.252 443.409 444.334 1.9 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.2

Personal care

2.530 227.947 231.694 231.401 1.5 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 -0.1

Footnotes
(1) Indexes on a December 1982=100 base.
(2) Indexes on a December 1997=100 base.
(3) Indexes on a December 1988=100 base.

Table of Contents

Last Modified Date: November 14, 2018