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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, November 2019 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Oct.
2019
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Nov.
2018
Oct.
2019
Nov.
2019
Nov.
2018-
Nov.
2019
Oct.
2019-
Nov.
2019
Aug.
2019-
Sep.
2019
Sep.
2019-
Oct.
2019
Oct.
2019-
Nov.
2019

All items

100.000 252.038 257.346 257.208 2.1 -0.1 0.0 0.4 0.3

Food

13.250 254.379 259.632 259.467 2.0 -0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1

Food at home

7.183 239.352 242.340 241.726 1.0 -0.3 0.0 0.3 0.1

Cereals and bakery products

0.946 273.240 276.470 276.166 1.1 -0.1 0.5 -0.1 0.1

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.580 247.954 250.592 250.491 1.0 0.0 0.3 0.6 0.3

Dairy and related products

0.725 215.896 220.738 221.515 2.6 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.6

Fruits and vegetables

1.268 296.362 301.318 297.472 0.4 -1.3 -1.0 0.9 -0.7

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.860 167.891 170.842 170.675 1.7 -0.1 0.1 -0.3 0.6

Other food at home

1.804 210.407 211.492 211.250 0.4 -0.1 0.3 0.2 0.0

Food away from home(1)

6.067 278.306 286.791 287.255 3.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2

Energy

7.536 215.910 216.351 214.636 -0.6 -0.8 -1.4 2.7 0.8

Energy commodities

4.237 241.633 240.279 237.972 -1.5 -1.0 -2.3 3.5 1.1

Fuel oil

0.109 305.370 282.534 284.797 -6.7 0.8 -0.8 0.8 1.4

Motor fuel

4.059 236.934 236.346 233.851 -1.3 -1.1 -2.4 3.6 1.1

Gasoline (all types)

3.973 235.381 235.168 232.575 -1.2 -1.1 -2.4 3.7 1.1

Energy services

3.299 200.148 202.556 201.387 0.6 -0.6 -0.1 1.8 0.4

Electricity

2.571 209.339 212.829 210.365 0.5 -1.2 0.0 1.6 0.3

Utility (piped) gas service

0.728 169.821 169.138 171.629 1.1 1.5 -0.7 2.4 1.1

All items less food and energy

79.214 259.105 265.059 265.108 2.3 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.2

Commodities less food and energy commodities

19.271 143.542 144.577 143.722 0.1 -0.6 -0.3 -0.1 0.0

Apparel

3.024 124.935 126.154 122.986 -1.6 -2.5 -0.4 -1.8 0.1

New vehicles

3.625 145.826 145.726 145.728 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1

Used cars and trucks

2.340 138.010 138.407 137.407 -0.4 -0.7 -1.6 1.3 0.6

Medical care commodities

1.690 380.658 383.498 383.025 0.6 -0.1 -0.6 1.2 0.1

Alcoholic beverages

0.958 251.326 253.207 252.463 0.5 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3

Tobacco and smoking products

0.676 1,083.514 1,134.550 1,142.857 5.5 0.7 0.6 -0.4 0.8

Services less energy services

59.942 330.983 340.302 341.032 3.0 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3

Shelter

33.418 310.950 320.762 321.267 3.3 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.3

Rent of primary residence

7.990 323.968 334.680 335.819 3.7 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.3

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

24.122 319.338 328.762 329.745 3.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2

Medical care services

7.110 520.973 545.652 547.735 5.1 0.4 0.4 0.9 0.4

Physicians' services

1.713 379.872 384.901 385.010 1.4 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.1

Hospital services(3)

2.349 334.242 344.363 345.227 3.3 0.3 0.0 1.4 0.3

Transportation services

5.911 324.168 326.582 326.686 0.8 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.0

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.136 290.114 298.925 299.260 3.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1

Motor vehicle insurance

2.354 573.338 571.975 571.987 -0.2 0.0 0.3 0.0 -0.2

Airline fares

0.700 263.809 269.871 268.994 2.0 -0.3 0.8 -0.4 -0.9

Footnotes
(1) Not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Indexes on a December 1982=100 base.
(3) Indexes on a December 1996=100 base.

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Last Modified Date: December 11, 2019