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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, April 2021 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Mar.
2021
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Apr.
2020
Mar.
2021
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2020-
Apr.
2021
Mar.
2021-
Apr.
2021
Jan.
2021-
Feb.
2021
Feb.
2021-
Mar.
2021
Mar.
2021-
Apr.
2021

All items less food

86.024 254.746 263.775 266.093 4.5 0.9 0.4 0.7 0.8

All items less shelter

66.996 232.860 242.430 244.958 5.2 1.0 0.4 0.8 1.0

All items less food and shelter

53.020 224.331 234.896 237.700 6.0 1.2 0.5 1.0 1.1

All items less food, shelter, and energy

46.121 233.740 239.333 242.101 3.6 1.2 0.1 0.4 1.3

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

43.364 239.563 244.174 245.687 2.6 0.6 0.1 0.4 0.7

All items less medical care

91.178 243.907 252.421 254.703 4.4 0.9 0.4 0.7 0.8

All items less energy

93.101 265.465 270.989 273.092 2.9 0.8 0.1 0.3 0.8

Commodities

37.866 182.141 191.877 194.456 6.8 1.3 0.5 0.9 1.1

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.358 144.685 146.590 147.536 2.0 0.6 -0.1 0.0 0.7

Commodities less food

23.889 146.008 156.922 159.832 9.5 1.9 0.8 1.4 1.5

Commodities less food and beverages

22.864 142.355 153.389 156.346 9.8 1.9 0.8 1.5 1.5

Services

62.134 329.866 336.822 338.518 2.6 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.6

Services less rent of shelter(1)

29.488 345.544 354.212 356.494 3.2 0.6 0.3 0.6 1.0

Services less medical care services

54.855 312.451 318.951 320.837 2.7 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.8

Durables

10.850 104.336 108.597 111.983 7.3 3.1 0.0 0.5 3.5

Nondurables

27.015 221.622 234.611 236.092 6.5 0.6 1.1 1.3 -0.3

Nondurables less food

13.039 184.081 203.354 204.988 11.4 0.8 1.9 3.0 -0.6

Nondurables less food and beverages

12.014 179.517 199.791 201.493 12.2 0.9 2.1 3.2 -0.6

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

9.250 221.427 253.342 256.202 15.7 1.1 3.0 4.5 -1.3

Nondurables less food and apparel

10.276 223.707 252.783 255.411 14.2 1.0 2.7 4.1 -1.1

Housing

42.037 270.184 276.028 277.258 2.6 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.5

Education and communication(2)

6.684 139.378 141.289 141.742 1.7 0.3 0.1 -0.1 0.3

Education(2)

2.973 269.614 271.559 271.829 0.8 0.1 0.2 -0.2 0.2

Communication(2)

3.711 73.854 75.255 75.630 2.4 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.4

Information and information processing(2)

3.599 69.756 71.054 71.420 2.4 0.5 0.1 -0.1 0.4

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.267 7.364 7.242 7.361 0.0 1.6 -0.1 0.2 1.4

Recreation(2)

5.741 121.935 123.567 124.546 2.1 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.9

Video and audio(2)

1.529 106.510 109.417 109.612 2.9 0.2 0.4 0.3 0.5

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.185 179.555 183.075 183.781 2.4 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.4

Photography(2)

0.072 75.445 76.729 76.591 1.5 -0.2 1.7 -1.0 -0.3

Food and beverages

15.001 266.137 271.135 272.367 2.3 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.4

Domestically produced farm food

6.427 259.558 261.273 263.207 1.4 0.7 0.3 0.2 0.7

Other services

11.620 365.780 372.434 373.376 2.1 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3

Apparel less footwear

2.111 110.865 112.717 112.301 1.3 -0.4 -0.9 -0.4 0.3

Fuels and utilities

4.394 239.897 251.797 253.460 5.7 0.7 1.1 0.6 1.0

Household energy

3.294 195.534 206.271 207.988 6.4 0.8 1.4 0.7 1.3

Medical care

8.822 517.053 524.734 524.585 1.5 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.1

Transportation

15.802 193.732 215.761 222.547 14.9 3.1 1.1 2.7 2.5

Private transportation

14.728 191.079 214.743 220.742 15.5 2.8 1.4 2.8 2.3

New and used motor vehicles(2)

7.448 98.987 103.909 108.477 9.6 4.4 -0.3 0.5 4.6

Utilities and public transportation

8.819 214.801 222.081 225.076 4.8 1.3 0.3 0.4 1.4

Household furnishings and operations

4.640 124.961 128.350 129.321 3.5 0.8 0.0 0.4 0.9

Other goods and services

3.148 461.294 472.607 473.649 2.7 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.2

Personal care

2.532 238.181 241.735 242.303 1.7 0.2 0.3 0.6 0.2

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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Last Modified Date: May 12, 2021