Table 1. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U. S. city average, by expenditure category

Table 1. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U.S. city average, by expenditure category, October 2016 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Sep.
2016
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Oct.
2015
Sep.
2016
Oct.
2016
Oct.
2015-
Oct.
2016
Sep.
2016-
Oct.
2016
Jul.
2016-
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2016-
Sep.
2016
Sep.
2016-
Oct.
2016

All items

100.000 237.838 241.428 241.729 1.6 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4

Food

13.731 249.052 247.917 248.073 -0.4 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Food at home

7.955 243.779 238.120 238.145 -2.3 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2

Cereals and bakery products

1.071 275.753 272.089 272.502 -1.2 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.776 261.568 246.642 244.770 -6.4 -0.8 -0.4 -0.2 -0.7

Dairy and related products

0.813 221.874 216.693 218.183 -1.7 0.7 0.0 0.1 0.3

Fruits and vegetables

1.345 297.931 293.423 295.616 -0.8 0.7 0.0 -0.3 0.2

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.952 169.045 166.573 166.793 -1.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.4 -0.4

Other food at home

1.997 210.636 209.426 208.985 -0.8 -0.2 -0.2 0.1 -0.1

Food away from home(1)

5.777 258.363 264.102 264.459 2.4 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1

Energy

7.132 194.501 195.852 194.786 0.1 -0.5 0.0 2.9 3.5

Energy commodities

3.395 203.338 197.603 201.412 -0.9 1.9 -0.9 5.5 6.7

Fuel oil(1)

0.092 229.191 212.019 224.453 -2.1 5.9 -2.5 2.4 5.9

Motor fuel

3.221 199.996 194.660 198.212 -0.9 1.8 -0.9 5.7 6.9

Gasoline (all types)

3.173 199.077 193.817 197.357 -0.9 1.8 -0.9 5.8 7.0

Energy services(2)

3.737 194.713 202.941 197.279 1.3 -2.8 0.8 0.7 0.5

Electricity(2)

2.949 205.604 214.381 206.397 0.4 -3.7 0.5 0.7 0.4

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

0.788 159.422 165.881 167.049 4.8 0.7 2.1 0.8 0.9

All items less food and energy

79.137 243.985 248.731 249.218 2.1 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1

Commodities less food and energy commodities

19.353 146.504 145.562 145.701 -0.5 0.1 0.1 -0.1 0.1

Apparel

3.177 129.446 128.429 130.328 0.7 1.5 0.2 -0.7 0.3

New vehicles

3.658 146.516 146.499 146.896 0.3 0.3 0.0 -0.1 0.2

Used cars and trucks

2.058 145.821 142.482 139.914 -4.1 -1.8 -0.6 -0.3 -0.1

Medical care commodities

1.865 355.894 374.142 373.792 5.0 -0.1 1.4 0.6 0.1

Alcoholic beverages

0.949 240.656 242.614 243.674 1.3 0.4 0.0 0.3 0.4

Tobacco and smoking products

0.656 940.901 970.921 973.535 3.5 0.3 0.7 0.4 0.3

Services less energy services

59.784 303.694 312.205 312.919 3.0 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2

Shelter

33.403 281.499 290.445 291.407 3.5 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4

Rent of primary residence(2)

7.777 289.428 298.962 300.400 3.8 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.4

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

24.349 288.700 297.636 298.645 3.4 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3

Medical care services

6.669 480.245 499.483 499.717 4.1 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0

Physicians' services(2)

1.700 366.652 382.134 381.406 4.0 -0.2 0.7 0.0 -0.1

Hospital services(2)(4)

2.234 295.282 306.404 307.433 4.1 0.3 1.7 0.0 0.2

Transportation services

5.836 291.969 298.129 299.622 2.6 0.5 0.1 0.0 -0.2

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.154 271.804 275.331 275.645 1.4 0.1 0.0 -0.2 0.1

Motor vehicle insurance

2.418 465.401 492.119 496.658 6.7 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.2

Airline fare

0.629 285.837 267.457 270.922 -5.2 1.3 -0.1 0.4 -2.2

Footnotes
(1) Not seasonally adjusted.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series were calculated using a geometric means estimator.
(3) Indexes on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) Indexes on a December 1996=100 base.

NOTE: Index applies to a month as a whole, not to any specific date.

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