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

All items

100.000 267.054 287.504 289.109 8.3 0.6 0.8 1.2 0.3

Food

13.361 273.090 295.728 298.711 9.4 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9

Food at home

8.245 254.760 278.612 282.161 10.8 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.0

Cereals and bakery products

1.047 285.377 311.606 314.787 10.3 1.0 1.1 1.5 1.1

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.878 271.459 305.116 310.399 14.3 1.7 1.2 1.0 1.4

Dairy and related products

0.759 230.170 245.258 251.030 9.1 2.4 1.9 1.2 2.5

Fruits and vegetables

1.432 314.973 337.503 339.385 7.8 0.6 2.3 1.5 -0.3

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.942 179.570 194.342 197.138 9.8 1.4 1.6 1.2 2.0

Other food at home

2.188 220.143 241.804 244.282 11.0 1.0 0.8 2.0 0.7

Food away from home(1)

5.116 301.819 321.689 323.559 7.2 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.6

Energy

8.295 229.116 298.246 298.469 30.3 0.1 3.5 11.0 -2.7

Energy commodities

4.926 257.289 375.027 372.220 44.7 -0.7 6.7 18.1 -5.4

Fuel oil(1)

0.161 267.262 469.743 482.516 80.5 2.7 7.7 22.3 2.7

Motor fuel

4.685 253.648 368.440 365.314 44.0 -0.8 6.7 18.3 -5.8

Gasoline (all types)

4.590 252.603 366.499 362.802 43.6 -1.0 6.6 18.3 -6.1

Energy services

3.369 211.838 237.825 240.865 13.7 1.3 -0.4 1.8 1.3

Electricity

2.511 218.627 240.558 242.778 11.0 0.9 -1.1 2.2 0.7

Utility (piped) gas service

0.858 188.129 225.679 230.916 22.7 2.3 1.5 0.6 3.1

All items less food and energy

78.344 273.968 289.305 290.846 6.2 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.6

Commodities less food and energy commodities

21.513 149.915 164.449 164.520 9.7 0.0 0.4 -0.4 0.2

Apparel

2.538 120.656 128.919 127.126 5.4 -1.4 0.7 0.6 -0.8

New vehicles

4.014 149.892 168.056 169.699 13.2 1.0 0.3 0.2 1.1

Used cars and trucks

4.038 168.647 208.216 206.981 22.7 -0.6 -0.2 -3.8 -0.4

Medical care commodities(1)

1.500 377.284 385.084 385.307 2.1 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.1

Alcoholic beverages

0.878 261.265 270.352 271.376 3.9 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.4

Tobacco and smoking products(1)

0.516 1,238.348 1,321.917 1,327.276 7.2 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.4

Services less energy services

56.831 351.265 365.938 368.565 4.9 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.7

Shelter

32.452 331.354 346.618 348.389 5.1 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Rent of primary residence

7.278 346.267 361.083 362.951 4.8 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.6

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

23.816 340.162 354.968 356.439 4.8 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5

Medical care services

6.881 572.108 589.652 591.940 3.5 0.4 0.1 0.6 0.5

Physicians' services(1)

1.849 405.869 409.998 410.830 1.2 0.2 -0.1 0.5 0.2

Hospital services(3)

2.170 361.585 373.307 374.501 3.6 0.3 -0.1 0.4 0.5

Transportation services

5.673 324.519 340.671 351.985 8.5 3.3 1.4 2.0 3.1

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.023 315.177 329.992 331.735 5.3 0.5 1.7 -0.3 0.5

Motor vehicle insurance

2.397 567.509 589.143 592.317 4.4 0.5 1.2 0.7 0.8

Airline fares

0.543 222.953 243.689 297.143 33.3 21.9 5.2 10.7 18.6

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

Last Modified Date: May 11, 2022