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

All items

100.000 252.439 256.558 256.759 1.7 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.0

Food

13.228 254.393 258.410 258.943 1.8 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.1

Food at home

7.170 240.125 241.153 241.543 0.6 0.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.0

Cereals and bakery products

0.950 273.729 276.619 277.308 1.3 0.2 0.3 -0.3 0.5

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.576 248.876 249.277 249.740 0.3 0.2 0.1 -0.7 0.3

Dairy and related products

0.721 216.638 218.758 219.771 1.4 0.5 -0.3 0.2 0.2

Fruits and vegetables

1.260 298.432 298.600 297.309 -0.4 -0.4 0.3 -0.5 -1.0

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.859 168.428 170.067 170.630 1.3 0.3 -0.4 0.0 0.1

Other food at home

1.804 210.590 210.841 211.490 0.4 0.3 -0.7 0.3 0.3

Food away from home(1)

6.058 277.258 285.507 286.246 3.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3

Energy

7.581 226.165 216.978 215.418 -4.8 -0.7 1.3 -1.9 -1.4

Energy commodities

4.217 257.575 238.431 236.493 -8.2 -0.8 2.4 -3.3 -2.3

Fuel oil

0.105 302.419 271.766 276.664 -8.5 1.8 0.6 -0.9 -0.8

Motor fuel

4.044 253.432 234.746 232.658 -8.2 -0.9 2.5 -3.4 -2.4

Gasoline (all types)

3.959 252.216 233.625 231.496 -8.2 -0.9 2.5 -3.5 -2.4

Energy services

3.364 204.819 205.900 204.660 -0.1 -0.6 0.0 -0.2 -0.1

Electricity

2.639 215.536 217.811 216.938 0.7 -0.4 0.6 -0.3 0.0

Utility (piped) gas service

0.725 170.100 167.803 165.562 -2.7 -1.3 -1.8 0.1 -0.7

All items less food and energy

79.190 258.429 264.169 264.522 2.4 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.1

Commodities less food and energy commodities

19.361 143.641 144.806 144.596 0.7 -0.1 0.2 0.2 -0.3

Apparel

2.972 127.440 123.641 127.009 -0.3 2.7 0.4 0.2 -0.4

New vehicles

3.655 145.715 146.456 145.854 0.1 -0.4 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Used cars and trucks

2.442 135.130 144.026 138.653 2.6 -3.7 0.9 1.1 -1.6

Medical care commodities

1.691 380.535 382.519 379.530 -0.3 -0.8 0.2 0.3 -0.6

Alcoholic beverages

0.961 249.921 253.314 253.261 1.3 0.0 0.4 0.1 -0.3

Tobacco and smoking products

0.672 1,065.017 1,124.082 1,128.109 5.9 0.4 1.0 0.5 0.6

Services less energy services

59.829 329.761 338.619 339.377 2.9 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3

Shelter

33.408 309.702 319.679 320.569 3.5 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3

Rent of primary residence

7.966 321.533 332.638 333.834 3.8 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.4

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

24.065 317.149 326.977 327.933 3.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3

Medical care services

7.046 518.108 539.066 540.813 4.4 0.3 0.5 0.9 0.4

Physicians' services

1.709 380.928 382.858 384.454 0.9 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.4

Hospital services(3)

2.324 332.595 339.781 339.512 2.1 -0.1 0.5 1.4 0.0

Transportation services

5.889 322.241 324.396 324.717 0.8 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.3

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.135 288.457 297.884 298.441 3.5 0.2 -0.1 0.8 0.2

Motor vehicle insurance

2.349 567.838 568.972 569.106 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.3

Airline fares

0.676 258.196 259.849 263.149 1.9 1.3 2.3 1.7 0.8

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: October 10, 2019