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, May 2014
[1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Apr.
2014
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
May
2013
Apr.
2014
May
2014
May
2013-
May
2014
Apr.
2014-
May
2014
Feb.
2014-
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2014-
Apr.
2014
Apr.
2014-
May
2014

All items

100.000 232.945 237.072 237.900 2.1 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4

Food

13.855 236.526 241.337 242.344 2.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5

Food at home

8.196 233.302 238.103 239.504 2.7 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.7

Cereals and bakery products

1.128 271.041 271.005 271.362 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0 -0.1

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.905 233.724 249.290 251.825 7.7 1.0 1.2 1.5 1.4

Dairy and related products(1)

0.868 216.327 224.171 225.491 4.2 0.6 1.0 0.5 0.6

Fruits and vegetables

1.352 289.236 294.509 298.626 3.2 1.4 0.9 0.7 1.1

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.937 166.189 165.387 164.640 -0.9 -0.5 -0.2 -0.1 0.4

Other food at home

2.006 205.498 205.091 205.866 0.2 0.4 -0.1 -0.2 0.3

Food away from home(1)

5.658 242.642 247.534 247.952 2.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2

Energy

9.581 247.805 252.717 255.982 3.3 1.3 -0.1 0.3 0.9

Energy commodities

5.816 314.009 320.709 322.394 2.7 0.5 -2.0 1.9 0.6

Fuel oil(1)

0.173 357.838 382.025 376.855 5.3 -1.4 -2.9 -3.0 -1.4

Motor fuel

5.545 311.326 316.782 318.840 2.4 0.6 -1.7 2.3 0.8

Gasoline (all types)

5.458 310.352 315.335 317.434 2.3 0.7 -1.7 2.3 0.7

Energy services(2)

3.765 195.172 198.856 203.781 4.4 2.5 2.6 -1.9 1.4

Electricity(2)

2.832 199.557 198.654 206.715 3.6 4.1 1.1 -2.6 2.3

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

0.933 179.173 196.872 192.303 7.3 -2.3 7.5 0.3 -1.7

All items less food and energy

76.564 233.462 237.509 238.029 2.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3

Commodities less food and energy commodities

19.549 147.762 147.589 147.454 -0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1

Apparel

3.463 127.952 129.629 128.963 0.8 -0.5 0.3 0.0 0.3

New vehicles

3.522 145.955 146.724 146.708 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.2

Used cars and trucks

1.671 151.099 150.496 151.441 0.2 0.6 0.4 0.5 -0.1

Medical care commodities

1.709 333.064 340.535 341.432 2.5 0.3 -0.3 0.3 0.5

Alcoholic beverages

0.996 234.425 236.530 236.894 1.1 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.0

Tobacco and smoking products(1)

0.695 868.983 896.306 898.143 3.4 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2

Services less energy services

57.015 285.479 292.257 293.208 2.7 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Shelter

31.843 262.289 268.899 269.766 2.9 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3

Rent of primary residence(2)

6.919 266.559 274.100 274.710 3.1 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3

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

23.677 269.635 276.265 276.748 2.6 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2

Medical care services

5.835 451.648 464.238 465.014 3.0 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3

Physicians' services(2)

1.561 353.372 358.415 359.547 1.7 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4

Hospital services(2)(4)

1.809 262.060 278.496 278.568 6.3 0.0 0.8 0.5 0.3

Transportation services

5.548 279.948 285.402 288.627 3.1 1.1 0.2 0.7 1.0

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.139 261.065 264.508 265.013 1.5 0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.2

Motor vehicle insurance

2.198 414.952 433.113 434.934 4.8 0.4 0.3 0.9 0.6

Airline fare

0.770 326.500 318.331 341.947 4.7 7.4 0.5 2.6 5.8

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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