CPI in October 2007

November 16, 2007

On a seasonally adjusted basis, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.3 percent in October, the same as in September.

Percent change from 12 months ago, Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, not seasonally adjusted, October 1998-October 2007
[Chart data—TXT]

The index for energy advanced 1.4 percent in October, with the index for petroleum-based energy up 1.5 percent and the index for energy services, 1.3 percent.

The food index rose 0.3 percent in October. The index for food at home also rose 0.3 percent and the index for food away from home increased 0.2 percent.

The index for all items less food and energy advanced 0.2 percent in October.

For the 12 months ended in October 2007, the CPI-U rose 3.5 percent, as shown in the chart.

These data are from the BLS Consumer Price Index program. To learn more, see "Consumer Price Index: October 2007" (PDF) (TXT), news release USDL 07-1788.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, CPI in October 2007 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2007/nov/wk2/art04.htm (visited October 24, 2014).

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