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New England Consumer Price Index Card

 
Consumer Price Indexes for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. City
Average
Northeast
region
Boston-
Cambridge-
Newton
Dec
2022
Percent change from
Dec
2021
Dec
2022
Percent change from
Dec
2021
Dec
2022
Percent change from
Dec
2021

All Items

296.797 6.5 308.150 6.1    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

889.073   485.242      

Food and Beverages

314.459 10.1 317.382 9.3    

Food

316.839 10.4 319.678 9.5    

Food at home

299.089 11.8 302.872 10.8 303.355 12.5

Food away from home

343.559 8.3 347.234 7.3    

Alcoholic beverages

280.755 5.8 285.726 6.9    

Housing

310.725 8.1 328.787 7.2    

Shelter

366.868 7.5 396.479 5.1 388.470 4.1

Rent of primary residence(2)

385.649 8.3 400.696 5.8 406.576 6.6

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)(3)

376.897 7.5 410.917 5.0 420.567 5.5

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)(3)

376.970 7.5 410.569 5.0 420.567 5.5

Fuels and utilities

307.348 13.5 311.112 21.8    

Household energy

261.904 16.2 282.523 24.7 396.791 36.1

Energy services(2)(4)

263.825 15.6 272.890 22.5 427.505 37.9

Electricity(2)

260.548 14.3 264.855 21.9 483.497 46.4

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

267.683 19.3 267.730 23.6 314.796 22.3

Household furnishings and operations

145.972 6.7 143.378 7.3    

Apparel

124.587 2.9 126.325 2.6    

Transportation

255.993 3.9 251.234 5.3    

Private transportation

254.846 3.2 249.600 4.9    

Motor fuel

288.979 -0.9 297.637 1.9 309.649 4.8

Gasoline

285.757 -1.5 295.478 1.6 305.775 4.6

Medical Care

551.002 4.0 576.835 4.2    

Recreation(5)

133.172 5.1 137.393 3.4    

Education and Communication(5)

144.922 0.7 154.234 1.1    

Other Goods and Services

518.088 6.4 565.841 5.4    

Energy

274.937 7.3 290.095 14.6 358.516 23.3

Footnotes
(1) For the Northeast, December 1977 = 100.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(3) Index is on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) This index series was formerly titled Gas (piped) and electricity.
(5) Indexes are on a December 1997=100 base.

Northeast region includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH includes Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk Counties in Massachusetts and Rockingham and Strafford Counties in New Hampshire.

 

Consumer Price Indexes for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. City
Average
Northeast
region
Boston-
Cambridge-
Newton
Dec
2022
Percent change from
Dec
2021
Dec
2022
Percent change from
Dec
2021
Dec
2022
Percent change from
Dec
2021

All Items

291.051 6.3 305.734 6.0    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

866.953   477.539      

Food and Beverages

313.801 10.1 315.871 9.1    

Food

315.301 10.3 317.695 9.2    

Food at home

298.793 11.7 302.604 10.7 297.897 13.1

Food away from home

343.820 8.1 347.390 6.7    

Alcoholic beverages

286.911 6.0 284.393 7.5    

Housing

307.346 8.4 328.598 7.6    

Shelter

359.611 7.7 392.243 5.2 397.680 5.3

Rent of primary residence(2)

383.263 8.6 395.065 5.7 406.576 6.6

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)(3)

340.236 7.5 361.557 4.9 369.606 5.5

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)(3)

340.246 7.5 361.607 4.9 369.606 5.5

Fuels and utilities

303.983 13.2 310.625 21.2    

Household energy

258.395 15.8 282.188 24.0 399.498 37.6

Energy services(2)(4)

261.655 15.4 273.824 22.1 425.124 38.8

Electricity(2)

257.135 14.1 264.053 21.0 483.499 46.4

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

268.678 19.4 270.564 24.1 314.803 22.3

Household furnishings and operations

139.944 7.3 138.479 8.7    

Apparel

124.557 2.9 126.907 2.8    

Transportation

258.567 2.9 255.057 4.0    

Private transportation

257.099 2.5 252.338 3.8    

Motor fuel

289.028 -0.9 297.965 2.6 309.366 4.6

Gasoline

286.185 -1.5 295.442 2.0 305.779 4.6

Medical Care

559.789 4.0 578.095 4.0    

Recreation(5)

127.075 5.0 138.342 3.2    

Education and Communication(5)

130.940 0.1 139.258 0.7    

Other Goods and Services

572.669 6.4 659.483 5.9    

Energy

272.372 6.4 288.884 13.6 353.767 22.5

Footnotes
(1) For the Northeast, December 1977 = 100.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(3) Index is on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) This index series was formerly titled Gas (piped) and electricity.
(5) Indexes are on a December 1997=100 base.

Northeast region includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH includes Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk Counties in Massachusetts and Rockingham and Strafford Counties in New Hampshire.