Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Economic News Release
PRINT:Print
CPI CPI Program Links

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 2022 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Apr.
2022
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
May
2021
Apr.
2022
May
2022
May
2021-
May
2022
Apr.
2022-
May
2022
Feb.
2022-
Mar.
2022
Mar.
2022-
Apr.
2022
Apr.
2022-
May
2022

All items

100.000 269.195 289.109 292.296 8.6 1.1 1.2 0.3 1.0

Food

13.421 274.212 298.711 302.038 10.1 1.1 1.0 0.9 1.2

Food at home

8.304 255.516 282.161 285.953 11.9 1.3 1.5 1.0 1.4

Cereals and bakery products

1.052 286.649 314.787 319.930 11.6 1.6 1.5 1.1 1.5

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.899 275.776 310.399 314.929 14.2 1.5 1.0 1.4 1.1

Dairy and related products

0.773 230.380 251.030 257.678 11.8 2.6 1.2 2.5 2.9

Fruits and vegetables

1.432 315.748 339.385 341.594 8.2 0.7 1.5 -0.3 0.6

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.950 177.814 197.138 199.166 12.0 1.0 1.2 2.0 1.7

Other food at home

2.198 219.664 244.282 247.300 12.6 1.2 2.0 0.7 1.6

Food away from home(1)

5.117 303.481 323.559 325.952 7.4 0.7 0.3 0.6 0.7

Energy

8.255 235.339 298.469 316.761 34.6 6.1 11.0 -2.7 3.9

Energy commodities

4.862 267.532 372.220 402.040 50.3 8.0 18.1 -5.4 4.5

Fuel oil(1)

0.165 272.990 482.516 564.147 106.7 16.9 22.3 2.7 16.9

Motor fuel

4.619 264.135 365.314 393.950 49.1 7.8 18.3 -5.8 4.1

Gasoline (all types)

4.519 263.170 362.802 391.262 48.7 7.8 18.3 -6.1 4.1

Energy services

3.393 214.335 240.865 249.129 16.2 3.4 1.8 1.3 3.0

Electricity

2.521 220.948 242.778 247.461 12.0 1.9 2.2 0.7 1.3

Utility (piped) gas service

0.873 191.083 230.916 248.854 30.2 7.8 0.6 3.1 8.0

All items less food and energy

78.324 275.893 290.846 292.506 6.0 0.6 0.3 0.6 0.6

Commodities less food and energy commodities

21.403 152.217 164.520 165.140 8.5 0.4 -0.4 0.2 0.7

Apparel

2.489 120.951 127.126 126.970 5.0 -0.1 0.6 -0.8 0.7

New vehicles

4.031 152.143 169.699 171.350 12.6 1.0 0.2 1.1 1.0

Used cars and trucks

3.992 179.532 206.981 208.373 16.1 0.7 -3.8 -0.4 1.8

Medical care commodities(1)

1.492 377.191 385.307 386.273 2.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.3

Alcoholic beverages

0.877 261.711 271.376 272.293 4.0 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.5

Tobacco and smoking products(1)

0.515 1,240.082 1,327.276 1,338.572 7.9 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.9

Services less energy services

56.921 352.721 368.565 370.937 5.2 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6

Shelter

32.437 332.454 348.389 350.580 5.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6

Rent of primary residence

7.275 347.016 362.951 365.116 5.2 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.6

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

23.782 341.095 356.439 358.469 5.1 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.6

Medical care services

6.869 571.255 591.940 594.243 4.0 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.4

Physicians' services(1)

1.842 405.744 410.830 410.249 1.1 -0.1 0.5 0.2 -0.1

Hospital services(3)

2.165 361.285 374.501 375.273 3.9 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.5

Transportation services

5.829 331.188 351.985 357.437 7.9 1.5 2.0 3.1 1.3

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.022 314.164 331.735 333.258 6.1 0.5 -0.3 0.5 0.5

Motor vehicle insurance

2.397 569.010 592.317 594.437 4.5 0.4 0.7 0.8 0.5

Airline fares

0.659 250.209 297.143 344.853 37.8 16.1 10.7 18.6 12.6

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

Last Modified Date: June 10, 2022