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Consumer Price Index

Consumer Price Index: Components for Seasonal Aggregation to All items

The seasonal factors for the U.S City average all items index are created from an aggregation of 81 components. Below is a list of the categories used in aggregation to compute these factors. In 2021, 34 of these 81 components are not seasonally adjusted (NSA). For further information, please contact us by email at cpiseas@bls.gov.

NSA = Not Seasonally Adjusted

Components for Seasonal Aggregation to All items, 2021
Item Title Status

SAF111

Cereals and bakery products

SEFC

Beef and veal

SEFD

Pork

SEFE

Other meats

SEFF

Poultry NSA

SEFG

Fish and seafood

SEFH

Eggs

SEFJ

Dairy and related products

SEFK

Fresh fruits

SEFL

Fresh vegetables

SEFM

Processed fruits and vegetables

SAF114

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

SEFR

Sugar and sweets NSA

SEFS

Fats and oils

SEFT

Other foods

SEFV

Food away from home NSA

SAF116

Alcoholic beverages

SEHA

Rent of primary residence

SEHB01

Housing at school, excluding board

SEHB02

Other lodging away from home including hotels and motels

SEHC

Owners' equivalent rent of residences

SEHD

Tenants' and household insurance NSA

SEHE

Fuel oil and other fuels

SEHF01

Electricity

SEHF02

Utility (piped) gas service

SEHG01

Water and sewerage maintenance

SEHG02

Garbage and trash collection NSA

SAH3

Household furnishings and operations

SAA1

Men's and boys’ apparel

SEAC

Women's apparel

SEAD

Girls' apparel

SEAE

Footwear

SEAF

Infants' and toddlers' apparel

SEAG

Jewelry and watches

SETA01

New vehicles

SETA02

Used cars and trucks

SETA03

Leased cars and trucks NSA

SETA04

Car and truck rental

SETA09

Unsampled new and used motor vehicles1 NSA

SETB

Motor fuel

SETC

Motor vehicle parts and equipment NSA

SETD

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair NSA

SETE

Motor vehicle insurance

SETF

Motor vehicle fees NSA

SETG

Public transportation

SAM1

Medical care commodities NSA

SAM2

Medical care services

SERA01

Televisions

SERA02

Cable and satellite television and radio service

SERA03

Other video equipment

SERA04

Video discs and other media, including rental of video and audio NSA

SERA05

Audio equipment NSA

SERA06

Audio disc, tapes and other media NSA

SERA09

Unsampled video and audio1 NSA

SERB01

Pets and pet products NSA

SERB02

Pet services including veterinary

SERC

Sporting goods NSA

SERD01

Photographic equipment and supplies

SERD02

Photographers and film processing NSA

SERD09

Unsampled photography1 NSA

SERE01

Toys

SERE02

Sewing machines, fabric and supplies NSA

SERE03

Music instruments and accessories NSA

SERE09

Unsampled recreation commodities1 NSA

SERF01

Club membership for shopping clubs, fraternal, or other organizations, or participant sports fees NSA

SERF02

Admissions NSA

SERF03

Fees for lessons or instructions NSA

SERF09

Unsampled recreation services1 NSA

SERG

Recreational reading materials NSA

SEEA

Educational books and supplies NSA

SEEB

Tuition, other school fees, and childcare

SEEC01

Postage

SEEC02

Delivery services

SEED

Telephone services NSA

SEEE01

Personal computers and peripheral equipment NSA

SEEE02

Computer software and accessories NSA

SEEE03

Internet services and electronic information providers

SEEE04

Telephone hardware, calculators, and other consumer information items

SEEE09

Unsampled information and information processing1 NSA

SEGA

Tobacco and smoking products NSA

SAG1

Personal care NSA

[1] This series is not published, but contributes its weight in the calculation of the All items index.

Download an excel version of this table here:

  • Components for Seasonal Aggregation to All items, 2021 (XLSX)

Last Modified Date: February 8, 2021