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, March 2018 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Feb.
2018
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Mar.
2017
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Mar.
2017-
Mar.
2018
Feb.
2018-
Mar.
2018
Dec.
2017-
Jan.
2018
Jan.
2018-
Feb.
2018
Feb.
2018-
Mar.
2018

All items less food

86.694 242.962 248.469 249.102 2.5 0.3 0.6 0.2 -0.1

All items less shelter

67.303 226.469 230.358 230.692 1.9 0.1 0.7 0.1 -0.3

All items less food and shelter

53.997 220.508 224.545 224.927 2.0 0.2 0.8 0.2 -0.4

All items less food, shelter, and energy

46.309 226.956 229.090 229.717 1.2 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.0

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

43.902 232.304 234.707 235.187 1.2 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.1

All items less medical care

91.321 232.732 237.767 238.305 2.4 0.2 0.6 0.2 -0.1

All items less energy

92.313 250.277 254.555 255.275 2.0 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2

Commodities

37.455 181.136 183.385 183.780 1.5 0.2 1.0 -0.1 -0.6

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.488 146.911 145.851 146.274 -0.4 0.3 0.4 0.1 -0.1

Commodities less food

24.149 150.691 152.487 152.962 1.5 0.3 1.4 -0.1 -1.0

Commodities less food and beverages

23.179 147.435 149.182 149.663 1.5 0.3 1.4 -0.1 -1.0

Services

62.545 305.590 313.608 314.337 2.9 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2

Services less rent of shelter(1)

30.220 327.067 334.488 334.676 2.3 0.1 0.2 0.5 0.2

Services less medical care services

55.606 290.423 298.306 298.978 2.9 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.3

Durables

10.087 106.343 104.626 105.046 -1.2 0.4 0.1 -0.4 0.0

Nondurables

27.368 218.705 223.624 223.953 2.4 0.1 1.1 0.2 -0.7

Nondurables less food

14.062 192.856 199.039 199.529 3.5 0.2 2.1 0.2 -1.5

Nondurables less food and beverages

13.092 189.614 195.966 196.477 3.6 0.3 2.3 0.2 -1.6

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

9.957 232.124 243.516 243.131 4.7 -0.2 2.2 -0.1 -1.7

Nondurables less food and apparel

10.927 232.147 242.772 242.432 4.4 -0.1 2.0 0.0 -1.5

Housing

41.663 248.978 255.713 256.388 3.0 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3

Education and communication(2)

6.624 136.234 136.327 136.029 -0.2 -0.2 0.1 -0.2 -0.2

Education(2)

3.001 251.113 256.291 255.609 1.8 -0.3 0.1 0.2 -0.1

Communication(2)

3.623 75.275 74.015 73.883 -1.8 -0.2 0.0 -0.6 -0.3

Information and information processing(2)

3.514 71.409 70.117 69.988 -2.0 -0.2 0.0 -0.6 -0.3

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.216 7.666 7.474 7.438 -3.0 -0.5 0.2 -1.1 -0.8

Recreation(2)

5.716 118.573 119.093 119.281 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0

Video and audio(2)

1.849 104.011 104.650 104.921 0.9 0.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.011 170.197 170.706 171.011 0.5 0.2 0.5 -0.2 0.2

Photography(2)

0.074 75.883 74.383 74.728 -1.5 0.5 -1.3 0.7 0.5

Food and beverages

14.276 248.967 252.076 252.182 1.3 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1

Domestically produced farm food

6.128 246.104 247.369 247.165 0.4 -0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.1

Other services

11.546 346.601 350.392 350.476 1.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 -0.1

Apparel less footwear

2.462 121.342 120.049 121.481 0.1 1.2 2.0 1.5 -1.1

Fuels and utilities

4.701 232.714 240.938 239.786 3.0 -0.5 -0.2 1.0 -0.2

Household energy

3.628 193.703 200.993 199.657 3.1 -0.7 -0.4 1.2 -0.3

Medical care

8.679 474.561 482.897 483.984 2.0 0.2 0.4 -0.1 0.4

Transportation

16.723 200.091 207.359 207.845 3.9 0.2 1.8 0.0 -1.2

Private transportation

15.551 194.890 202.935 203.343 4.3 0.2 2.0 0.0 -1.3

New and used motor vehicles(2)

7.059 99.582 99.010 99.552 0.0 0.5 0.2 -0.2 -0.1

Utilities and public transportation

9.489 214.482 217.061 216.906 1.1 -0.1 -0.2 0.8 0.0

Household furnishings and operations

4.264 121.548 121.376 121.484 -0.1 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.1

Other goods and services

3.184 428.336 438.306 439.269 2.6 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.2

Personal care

2.538 226.301 229.218 230.011 1.6 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.3

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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