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, September 2018 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Aug.
2018
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Sep.
2017
Aug.
2018
Sep.
2018
Sep.
2017-
Sep.
2018
Aug.
2018-
Sep.
2018
Jun.
2018-
Jul.
2018
Jul.
2018-
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2018-
Sep.
2018

All items less food

86.766 246.163 251.827 252.116 2.4 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1

All items less shelter

67.112 228.825 232.615 232.868 1.8 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0

All items less food and shelter

53.878 222.978 226.890 227.127 1.9 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0

All items less food, shelter, and energy

45.810 226.824 229.489 229.910 1.4 0.2 0.2 -0.1 0.1

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

43.375 232.332 234.829 235.840 1.5 0.4 0.1 -0.1 0.3

All items less medical care

91.407 235.793 241.006 241.287 2.3 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.0

All items less energy

91.932 251.950 256.717 257.118 2.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1

Commodities

37.386 182.903 185.366 185.571 1.5 0.1 0.0 0.2 -0.2

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.101 145.584 144.432 145.350 -0.2 0.6 0.0 -0.4 0.1

Commodities less food

24.152 152.380 154.439 154.598 1.5 0.1 0.0 0.3 -0.3

Commodities less food and beverages

23.194 149.136 151.165 151.289 1.4 0.1 0.0 0.3 -0.3

Services

62.614 309.830 317.932 318.312 2.7 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.2

Services less rent of shelter(1)

30.101 330.718 337.384 337.734 2.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2

Services less medical care services

55.740 294.785 302.815 303.130 2.8 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2

Durables

9.965 104.175 104.669 103.488 -0.7 -1.1 0.5 0.1 -0.8

Nondurables

27.421 223.085 226.897 228.169 2.3 0.6 0.2 0.0 -0.1

Nondurables less food

14.188 199.202 203.356 205.322 3.1 1.0 0.2 0.0 -0.2

Nondurables less food and beverages

13.229 196.273 200.517 202.508 3.2 1.0 0.2 0.0 -0.3

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

10.234 243.070 253.462 253.690 4.4 0.1 0.5 1.3 -0.1

Nondurables less food and apparel

11.192 242.167 251.828 252.167 4.1 0.1 0.5 1.1 -0.1

Housing

41.812 252.984 259.884 259.941 2.7 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.1

Education and communication(2)

6.590 136.189 137.336 137.868 1.2 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1

Education(2)

3.014 255.783 260.613 262.336 2.6 0.7 0.3 0.5 0.1

Communication(2)

3.576 73.994 73.983 74.099 0.1 0.2 0.2 -0.2 0.2

Information and information processing(2)

3.468 70.145 70.083 70.195 0.1 0.2 0.2 -0.2 0.2

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.202 7.542 7.481 7.502 -0.5 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.3

Recreation(2)

5.639 118.870 118.972 119.163 0.2 0.2 0.2 -0.1 0.3

Video and audio(2)

1.814 104.994 103.991 104.306 -0.7 0.3 0.1 0.5 0.6

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.009 170.500 172.538 173.248 1.6 0.4 0.0 -0.1 0.4

Photography(2)

0.073 76.839 73.934 74.154 -3.5 0.3 -0.3 0.9 0.2

Food and beverages

14.193 250.735 253.779 254.178 1.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1

Domestically produced farm food

6.070 247.431 248.105 248.048 0.2 0.0 0.2 -0.1 -0.2

Other services

11.512 348.502 353.802 355.202 1.9 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.3

Apparel less footwear

2.325 121.273 114.812 120.684 -0.5 5.1 -0.7 -1.9 1.6

Fuels and utilities

4.722 241.574 245.052 242.834 0.5 -0.9 -0.2 0.5 -0.6

Household energy

3.641 202.677 204.275 201.859 -0.4 -1.2 -0.3 0.6 -0.8

Medical care

8.593 476.485 484.172 484.708 1.7 0.1 -0.2 -0.2 0.2

Transportation

17.001 204.775 213.482 212.414 3.7 -0.5 0.3 0.9 -0.3

Private transportation

15.870 200.487 209.725 208.550 4.0 -0.6 0.2 0.9 -0.4

New and used motor vehicles(2)

7.039 97.831 99.985 98.261 0.4 -1.7 0.7 0.1 -1.1

Utilities and public transportation

9.424 217.150 218.312 217.562 0.2 -0.3 0.0 0.3 -0.1

Household furnishings and operations

4.202 120.014 121.138 121.390 1.1 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.2

Other goods and services

3.178 434.057 442.934 443.409 2.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1

Personal care

2.530 227.454 231.433 231.694 1.9 0.1 0.0 -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.

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