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

All items less food

86.727 243.906 250.117 251.333 3.0 0.5 -0.1 0.2 0.2

All items less shelter

67.285 227.205 231.735 232.727 2.4 0.4 -0.3 0.2 0.1

All items less food and shelter

54.012 221.215 226.011 227.240 2.7 0.5 -0.4 0.1 0.2

All items less food, shelter, and energy

46.182 226.984 229.888 229.929 1.3 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.1

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

43.762 232.219 235.421 235.546 1.4 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1

All items less medical care

91.355 233.752 239.339 240.391 2.8 0.4 -0.1 0.2 0.2

All items less energy

92.170 250.866 255.750 256.112 2.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2

Commodities

37.606 181.489 185.271 186.199 2.6 0.5 -0.6 0.4 0.2

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.450 146.267 146.444 146.126 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.0

Commodities less food

24.333 150.852 154.606 155.839 3.3 0.8 -1.0 0.4 0.2

Commodities less food and beverages

23.366 147.605 151.325 152.599 3.4 0.8 -1.0 0.4 0.2

Services

62.394 307.084 314.807 315.957 2.9 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.2

Services less rent of shelter(1)

30.050 328.654 334.681 335.825 2.2 0.3 0.2 -0.1 0.1

Services less medical care services

55.472 292.035 299.443 300.674 3.0 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.3

Durables

10.050 106.257 104.891 104.583 -1.6 -0.3 0.0 -0.5 -0.3

Nondurables

27.556 219.337 226.564 228.354 4.1 0.8 -0.7 0.7 0.7

Nondurables less food

14.283 193.311 203.427 206.610 6.9 1.6 -1.5 1.3 1.1

Nondurables less food and beverages

13.317 190.106 200.568 203.975 7.3 1.7 -1.6 1.4 1.2

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

10.132 233.953 249.354 255.528 9.2 2.5 -1.7 1.1 1.2

Nondurables less food and apparel

11.099 233.791 248.132 253.681 8.5 2.2 -1.5 1.0 1.1

Housing

41.607 250.376 256.969 257.907 3.0 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.2

Education and communication(2)

6.565 135.563 135.943 136.261 0.5 0.2 -0.2 0.0 0.4

Education(2)

2.974 250.959 255.564 256.090 2.0 0.2 -0.1 0.2 0.4

Communication(2)

3.590 74.618 73.808 73.997 -0.8 0.3 -0.3 -0.2 0.4

Information and information processing(2)

3.482 70.760 69.916 70.099 -0.9 0.3 -0.3 -0.2 0.4

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.200 7.665 7.420 7.456 -2.7 0.5 -0.8 -0.6 0.9

Recreation(2)

5.675 118.577 118.966 118.851 0.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.4 0.0

Video and audio(2)

1.833 104.603 104.412 104.278 -0.3 -0.1 -0.3 -0.5 0.0

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.011 170.356 171.781 172.437 1.2 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.4

Photography(2)

0.075 75.394 75.392 74.542 -1.1 -1.1 0.5 0.6 -0.9

Food and beverages

14.239 249.749 252.999 252.848 1.2 -0.1 0.1 0.3 0.0

Domestically produced farm food

6.115 246.836 248.373 247.546 0.3 -0.3 0.1 0.4 -0.2

Other services

11.475 346.118 350.431 351.181 1.5 0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.3

Apparel less footwear

2.495 119.215 122.435 121.606 2.0 -0.7 -1.1 0.6 0.2

Fuels and utilities

4.632 236.615 238.857 240.911 1.8 0.9 -0.2 -0.2 0.1

Household energy

3.559 197.732 198.418 200.450 1.4 1.0 -0.3 -0.4 -0.1

Medical care

8.645 473.512 484.034 484.853 2.4 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.2

Transportation

16.889 202.212 210.734 214.125 5.9 1.6 -1.2 0.2 0.4

Private transportation

15.700 196.549 206.149 209.490 6.6 1.6 -1.3 0.4 0.5

New and used motor vehicles(2)

7.022 99.851 99.117 98.996 -0.9 -0.1 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1

Utilities and public transportation

9.414 216.927 216.712 218.105 0.5 0.6 0.0 -0.3 -0.1

Household furnishings and operations

4.260 121.234 122.031 121.571 0.3 -0.4 0.1 0.5 -0.4

Other goods and services

3.195 431.911 442.553 442.710 2.5 0.0 0.2 0.8 0.1

Personal care

2.548 226.370 231.585 231.533 2.3 0.0 0.3 0.7 0.0

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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