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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, February 2020 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Jan.
2020
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Feb.
2019
Jan.
2020
Feb.
2020
Feb.
2019-
Feb.
2020
Jan.
2020-
Feb.
2020
Nov.
2019-
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2019-
Jan.
2020
Jan.
2020-
Feb.
2020

All items

100.000 252.776 257.971 258.678 2.3 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1

Food

13.783 257.222 261.057 261.876 1.8 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.4

Food at home

7.593 242.057 243.110 244.054 0.8 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.5

Cereals and bakery products

0.983 275.996 275.916 276.641 0.2 0.3 -0.3 -0.4 0.5

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.676 248.597 252.905 253.396 1.9 0.2 1.1 0.0 0.2

Dairy and related products

0.769 216.595 223.035 224.443 3.6 0.6 0.0 0.2 1.1

Fruits and vegetables

1.332 304.621 301.679 299.817 -1.6 -0.6 -0.3 0.1 0.0

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.912 172.488 172.313 173.194 0.4 0.5 -0.2 0.4 0.5

Other food at home

1.920 211.168 210.763 213.215 1.0 1.2 -0.3 0.2 0.8

Food away from home(1)

6.190 281.373 289.137 289.781 3.0 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.2

Energy

6.682 202.740 213.043 208.354 2.8 -2.2 1.6 -0.7 -2.0

Energy commodities

3.569 213.270 232.906 223.913 5.0 -3.9 3.0 -1.6 -3.5

Fuel oil

0.107 285.668 291.872 268.835 -5.9 -7.9 1.1 -0.4 -8.5

Motor fuel

3.399 208.242 228.343 219.677 5.5 -3.8 3.1 -1.6 -3.3

Gasoline (all types)

3.322 206.749 227.010 218.373 5.6 -3.8 3.1 -1.6 -3.4

Energy services

3.113 202.690 203.318 202.712 0.0 -0.3 -0.2 0.6 -0.3

Electricity

2.421 210.939 212.018 212.180 0.6 0.1 -0.2 0.4 -0.1

Utility (piped) gas service

0.691 174.950 174.272 171.469 -2.0 -1.6 -0.5 1.0 -0.9

All items less food and energy

79.536 261.114 266.004 267.268 2.4 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.2

Commodities less food and energy commodities

20.145 144.609 143.532 144.605 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.2

Apparel

2.840 125.631 120.853 124.438 -0.9 3.0 0.1 0.7 0.4

New vehicles

3.746 147.226 147.253 147.803 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.1

Used cars and trucks

2.504 139.301 136.064 137.452 -1.3 1.0 -0.4 -1.2 0.4

Medical care commodities

1.631 377.949 386.331 384.701 1.8 -0.4 1.0 -0.6 -0.6

Alcoholic beverages

1.024 252.599 253.592 254.831 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.3 0.3

Tobacco and smoking products

0.586 1,088.195 1,144.642 1,148.752 5.6 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.6

Services less energy services

59.390 333.586 342.694 344.006 3.1 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.2

Shelter

33.162 313.880 323.053 324.254 3.3 0.4 0.2 0.4 0.3

Rent of primary residence

7.785 326.351 337.825 338.616 3.8 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.3

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

24.050 321.627 331.522 332.177 3.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

Medical care services

7.210 527.683 552.721 555.597 5.3 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.3

Physicians' services

1.802 383.009 384.715 386.202 0.8 0.4 0.1 -0.4 0.2

Hospital services(3)

2.205 336.234 349.152 350.635 4.3 0.4 0.2 0.8 -0.1

Transportation services

5.383 323.575 324.500 327.466 1.2 0.9 -0.1 0.3 0.3

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.074 291.993 300.112 302.220 3.5 0.7 0.1 0.2 0.7

Motor vehicle insurance

1.694 574.447 572.693 576.450 0.3 0.7 0.1 -0.2 0.5

Airline fares

0.791 259.049 255.200 265.142 2.4 3.9 -0.6 0.7 -0.3

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: March 11, 2020