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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, October 2022 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Sep.
2022
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Oct.
2021
Sep.
2022
Oct.
2022
Oct.
2021-
Oct.
2022
Sep.
2022-
Oct.
2022
Jul.
2022-
Aug.
2022
Aug.
2022-
Sep.
2022
Sep.
2022-
Oct.
2022

All items

100.000 276.589 296.808 298.012 7.7 0.4 0.1 0.4 0.4

Food

13.705 284.205 313.142 315.323 10.9 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.6

Food at home

8.507 265.478 296.771 298.401 12.4 0.5 0.7 0.7 0.4

Cereals and bakery products

1.105 294.625 339.336 341.492 15.9 0.6 1.2 0.9 0.8

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.904 297.377 319.486 321.271 8.0 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.6

Dairy and related products

0.806 233.168 268.793 269.355 15.5 0.2 0.3 0.3 -0.1

Fruits and vegetables

1.431 318.316 348.173 348.021 9.3 0.0 0.5 1.6 -0.9

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.978 186.387 208.332 210.121 12.7 0.9 0.5 0.6 0.5

Other food at home

2.284 227.701 260.580 262.814 15.4 0.9 1.1 0.5 0.9

Food away from home(1)

5.197 313.592 337.369 340.532 8.6 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9

Energy

8.010 255.338 297.343 300.359 17.6 1.0 -5.0 -2.1 1.8

Energy commodities

4.310 294.326 338.768 351.065 19.3 3.6 -10.1 -4.7 4.4

Fuel oil(1)

0.151 322.736 454.177 543.915 68.5 19.8 -5.9 -2.7 19.8

Motor fuel

4.086 289.665 331.772 341.954 18.1 3.1 -10.5 -4.8 4.0

Gasoline (all types)

3.990 288.501 328.918 339.017 17.5 3.1 -10.6 -4.9 4.0

Energy services

3.700 228.484 269.667 264.188 15.6 -2.0 2.1 1.1 -1.2

Electricity

2.685 229.641 265.487 262.100 14.1 -1.3 1.5 0.4 0.1

Utility (piped) gas service

1.016 220.668 275.894 264.774 20.0 -4.0 3.5 2.9 -4.6

All items less food and energy

78.285 281.617 298.442 299.315 6.3 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.3

Commodities less food and energy commodities

21.175 158.550 167.104 166.601 5.1 -0.3 0.5 0.0 -0.4

Apparel

2.482 124.323 130.143 129.414 4.1 -0.6 0.2 -0.3 -0.7

New vehicles

4.056 162.527 175.312 176.157 8.4 0.5 0.8 0.7 0.4

Used cars and trucks

3.830 195.213 203.867 199.176 2.0 -2.3 -0.1 -1.1 -2.4

Medical care commodities(1)

1.474 379.003 390.677 390.614 3.1 0.0 0.2 -0.1 0.0

Alcoholic beverages

0.868 264.748 275.810 278.009 5.0 0.8 0.4 0.0 0.8

Tobacco and smoking products(1)

0.517 1,287.067 1,367.458 1,371.864 6.6 0.3 1.1 0.2 0.3

Services less energy services

57.110 357.469 379.634 381.580 6.7 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.5

Shelter

32.622 338.671 359.704 362.093 6.9 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8

Rent of primary residence

7.352 352.892 376.569 379.436 7.5 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.7

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

23.977 347.522 368.932 371.450 6.9 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.6

Medical care services

6.894 575.493 609.852 606.839 5.4 -0.5 0.8 1.0 -0.6

Physicians' services(1)

1.811 407.391 414.767 414.897 1.8 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.0

Hospital services(3)

  368.593 380.465       0.7 0.1  

Transportation services

5.946 323.903 368.643 373.098 15.2 1.2 0.5 1.9 0.8

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.069 325.095 356.076 358.597 10.3 0.7 1.7 1.9 0.7

Motor vehicle insurance

2.461 564.507 624.558 637.103 12.9 2.0 1.3 1.6 1.7

Airline fares

0.614 205.994 284.313 294.340 42.9 3.5 -4.6 0.8 -1.1

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

Last Modified Date: November 10, 2022