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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
Oct
2019
Percent change from
Oct
2018
Oct
2019
Percent change from
Oct
2018
Oct
2019
Percent change from
Oct
2018

All Items

257.346 1.8 270.348 1.5    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

770.895   425.715      

Food and Beverages

259.284 2.0 265.226 1.8    

Food

259.632 2.1 265.790 2.0    

Food at home

242.340 1.0 251.386 1.1 252.522 0.8

Food away from home

286.791 3.3 290.713 3.1    

Alcoholic beverages

253.207 1.0 256.910 0.2    

Housing

267.794 2.9 288.158 1.5    

Shelter

320.762 3.3 359.999 2.3 351.791 2.5

Rent of primary residence(2)

334.680 3.7 364.141 2.9 362.925 2.3

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

328.762 3.3 372.237 2.1 372.072 2.8

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

328.805 3.3 371.941 2.1 372.072 2.8

Fuels and utilities

242.207 0.7 222.250 -2.5    

Household energy

199.089 -0.1 194.836 -3.5 230.000 -2.7

Energy services(2)(4)

202.556 0.4 191.649 -2.3 237.064 -1.0

Electricity(2)

212.829 0.4 196.035 -4.1 289.144 -0.9

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

169.138 0.2 169.593 1.4 151.689 -1.0

Household furnishings and operations

124.256 1.8 119.838 -0.6    

Apparel

126.154 -2.3 132.042 -1.5    

Transportation

210.487 -1.4 204.991 -1.7    

Private transportation

206.070 -1.6 196.710 -2.2    

Motor fuel

236.346 -7.4 223.918 -9.8 223.287 -10.0

Gasoline

235.168 -7.3 222.797 -9.9 220.707 -10.0

Medical Care

506.100 4.3 535.250 5.4    

Recreation(5)

120.982 1.8 125.822 1.8    

Education and Communication(5)

138.529 0.5 145.951 2.6    

Other Goods and Services

455.225 2.5 503.443 3.2    

Energy

216.351 -4.2 206.786 -6.5 225.419 -6.0

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
Oct
2019
Percent change from
Oct
2018
Oct
2019
Percent change from
Oct
2018
Oct
2019
Percent change from
Oct
2018

All Items

250.894 1.6 266.128 1.3    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

747.336   415.677      

Food and Beverages

258.143 2.0 263.901 1.9    

Food

258.129 2.0 264.316 2.0    

Food at home

241.670 1.1 250.521 1.2 245.848 0.7

Food away from home

286.886 3.3 291.803 3.1    

Alcoholic beverages

257.353 1.2 255.372 0.3    

Housing

263.786 2.9 285.894 1.5    

Shelter

313.599 3.4 356.029 2.3 355.773 2.5

Rent of primary residence(2)

331.276 3.8 359.342 2.9 362.925 2.3

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

296.783 3.3 327.497 2.1 326.987 2.8

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

296.812 3.3 327.530 2.1 326.987 2.8

Fuels and utilities

240.374 0.7 222.888 -2.4    

Household energy

197.359 -0.1 195.432 -3.5 227.141 -1.8

Energy services(2)(4)

201.460 0.3 192.890 -2.5 236.236 -1.0

Electricity(2)

209.986 0.3 196.673 -4.5 289.145 -0.9

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

169.025 0.2 170.968 1.5 151.693 -1.0

Household furnishings and operations

118.392 1.3 112.633 -0.4    

Apparel

126.099 -2.1 130.981 -1.6    

Transportation

209.985 -1.8 207.252 -2.1    

Private transportation

206.473 -1.9 200.051 -2.5    

Motor fuel

236.882 -7.4 223.474 -9.8 223.269 -10.0

Gasoline

235.838 -7.4 222.500 -9.8 220.710 -10.0

Medical Care

511.994 4.7 536.032 5.6    

Recreation(5)

115.847 1.5 126.087 1.2    

Education and Communication(5)

126.085 0.0 131.894 2.3    

Other Goods and Services

499.520 2.9 581.931 3.1    

Energy

215.943 -4.4 206.755 -6.7 221.981 -6.0

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.