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, August 2017 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Jul.
2017
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Aug.
2016
Jul.
2017
Aug.
2017
Aug.
2016-
Aug.
2017
Jul.
2017-
Aug.
2017
May
2017-
Jun.
2017
Jun.
2017-
Jul.
2017
Jul.
2017-
Aug.
2017

All items less food

86.332 239.777 243.937 244.740 2.1 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.5

All items less shelter

66.207 224.451 226.729 227.274 1.3 0.2 -0.2 0.1 0.4

All items less food and shelter

52.539 218.366 220.586 221.191 1.3 0.3 -0.2 0.1 0.5

All items less food, shelter, and energy

45.264 225.316 226.339 226.459 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1

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

43.276 230.130 231.632 231.773 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

All items less medical care

91.458 229.933 233.688 234.419 2.0 0.3 -0.1 0.1 0.4

All items less energy

92.725 247.506 250.981 251.467 1.6 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2

Commodities

36.018 179.140 180.043 180.763 0.9 0.4 -0.3 0.0 0.5

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

16.884 145.803 145.076 145.074 -0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Commodities less food

22.349 148.557 148.853 149.711 0.8 0.6 -0.5 -0.1 0.8

Commodities less food and beverages

21.406 145.335 145.566 146.433 0.8 0.6 -0.5 -0.1 0.8

Services

63.982 301.699 308.584 309.334 2.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3

Services less rent of shelter(1)

30.531 325.004 330.288 330.451 1.7 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.2

Services less medical care services

57.310 286.749 293.556 294.305 2.6 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.4

Durables

9.122 106.982 105.298 104.900 -1.9 -0.4 -0.2 -0.4 -0.2

Nondurables

26.896 215.025 217.668 219.112 1.9 0.7 -0.5 0.4 0.7

Nondurables less food

13.228 187.453 190.190 192.537 2.7 1.2 -0.9 0.6 1.5

Nondurables less food and beverages

12.284 184.074 186.810 189.272 2.8 1.3 -1.0 0.6 1.6

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

9.295 225.119 231.039 234.055 4.0 1.3 -1.6 0.4 2.4

Nondurables less food and apparel

10.239 225.526 231.138 233.906 3.7 1.2 -1.4 0.3 2.3

Housing

42.915 245.472 251.870 252.615 2.9 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.4

Education and communication(2)

6.706 139.311 135.388 135.702 -2.6 0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Education(2)

3.174 248.580 252.115 253.805 2.1 0.7 0.3 0.1 -0.1

Communication(2)

3.532 79.142 74.131 74.011 -6.5 -0.2 -0.3 -0.2 -0.1

Information and information processing(2)

3.394 75.313 70.281 70.161 -6.8 -0.2 -0.3 -0.2 -0.1

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.145 7.748 7.611 7.574 -2.2 -0.5 0.2 -0.4 -0.2

Recreation(2)

5.696 117.119 118.863 118.875 1.5 0.0 -0.1 0.3 0.2

Video and audio(2)

1.895 100.948 104.803 104.861 3.9 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.6

Pets, pet products and services(2)

0.946 170.027 170.602 170.757 0.4 0.1 -0.2 0.4 0.1

Photography(2)

0.087 76.398 75.923 76.312 -0.1 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.1

Food and beverages

14.612 247.420 249.930 250.212 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1

Domestically produced farm food

6.582 246.194 247.134 247.082 0.4 0.0 -0.2 0.3 -0.3

Other services

11.691 347.044 346.663 347.624 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.2

Apparel less footwear

2.315 117.577 115.080 116.968 -0.5 1.6 -0.3 0.7 0.2

Fuels and utilities

5.155 234.407 242.119 241.936 3.2 -0.1 -0.3 -0.2 0.1

Household energy

3.977 196.863 203.569 203.169 3.2 -0.2 -0.5 -0.2 0.1

Medical care

8.542 468.379 476.126 476.869 1.8 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.1

Transportation

15.356 195.198 199.466 200.652 2.8 0.6 -0.7 -0.1 1.4

Private transportation

14.257 190.232 194.419 196.210 3.1 0.9 -0.6 -0.1 1.5

New and used motor vehicles(2)

6.345 100.352 99.120 98.772 -1.6 -0.4 -0.2 -0.4 -0.1

Utilities and public transportation

9.909 217.439 218.308 217.301 -0.1 -0.5 -0.4 0.0 0.0

Household furnishings and operations

3.967 121.048 120.526 120.236 -0.7 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 0.1

Other goods and services

3.185 424.105 434.033 433.328 2.2 -0.2 0.2 0.1 -0.1

Personal care

2.498 224.621 227.509 227.105 1.1 -0.2 0.3 0.2 -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.

NOTE: Index applies to a month as a whole, not to any specific date.

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