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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, June 2021 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
May
2021
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Jun.
2020
May
2021
Jun.
2021
Jun.
2020-
Jun.
2021
May
2021-
Jun.
2021
Mar.
2021-
Apr.
2021
Apr.
2021-
May
2021
May
2021-
Jun.
2021

All items

100.000 257.797 269.195 271.696 5.4 0.9 0.8 0.6 0.9

Food

13.874 269.770 274.212 276.206 2.4 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.8

Food at home

7.647 255.042 255.516 257.412 0.9 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.8

Cereals and bakery products

0.979 286.092 286.649 286.761 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.5 -0.3

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.751 281.139 275.776 282.993 0.7 2.6 0.5 1.3 2.5

Dairy and related products

0.762 228.437 230.380 230.152 0.8 -0.1 0.6 0.4 0.2

Fruits and vegetables

1.336 305.393 315.748 315.211 3.2 -0.2 0.8 0.0 0.7

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.902 179.190 177.814 179.527 0.2 1.0 0.3 -0.5 0.9

Other food at home

1.918 219.311 219.664 220.221 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.2

Food away from home(1)

6.226 293.219 303.481 305.634 4.2 0.7 0.3 0.6 0.7

Energy

7.073 193.379 235.339 240.720 24.5 2.3 -0.1 0.0 1.5

Energy commodities

3.929 189.613 267.532 273.459 44.2 2.2 -1.4 -0.6 2.6

Fuel oil(1)

0.096 194.267 272.990 280.786 44.5 2.9 -3.2 2.1 2.9

Motor fuel

3.768 186.494 264.135 269.983 44.8 2.2 -1.3 -0.7 2.5

Gasoline (all types)

3.690 185.422 263.170 268.979 45.1 2.2 -1.4 -0.7 2.5

Energy services

3.144 206.368 214.335 219.425 6.3 2.4 1.5 0.7 0.2

Electricity

2.418 218.191 220.948 226.562 3.8 2.5 1.2 0.3 -0.3

Utility (piped) gas service

0.726 168.267 191.083 194.563 15.6 1.8 2.4 1.7 1.7

All items less food and energy

79.053 266.302 275.893 278.218 4.5 0.8 0.9 0.7 0.9

Commodities less food and energy commodities

20.473 142.908 152.217 155.284 8.7 2.0 2.0 1.8 2.2

Apparel

2.724 114.734 120.951 120.324 4.9 -0.5 0.3 1.2 0.7

New vehicles

3.709 147.108 152.143 154.847 5.3 1.8 0.5 1.6 2.0

Used cars and trucks

3.166 136.915 179.532 198.855 45.2 10.8 10.0 7.3 10.5

Medical care commodities(1)

1.526 384.259 377.191 375.697 -2.2 -0.4 0.6 0.0 -0.4

Alcoholic beverages

1.013 258.033 261.711 262.913 1.9 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.5

Tobacco and smoking products(1)

0.608 1,165.761 1,240.082 1,247.577 7.0 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.6

Services less energy services

58.580 343.713 352.721 354.250 3.1 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4

Shelter

32.704 325.814 332.454 334.222 2.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.5

Rent of primary residence

7.664 341.294 347.016 347.833 1.9 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

23.713 334.424 341.095 342.258 2.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3

Medical care services

7.141 564.754 571.255 570.509 1.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Physicians' services(1)

1.821 390.718 405.744 406.812 4.1 0.3 -0.3 0.0 0.3

Hospital services(3)

2.186 352.794 361.285 361.384 2.4 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.2

Transportation services

5.265 303.942 331.188 335.548 10.4 1.3 2.9 1.5 1.5

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.078 305.736 314.164 315.209 3.1 0.3 0.2 -0.3 0.3

Motor vehicle insurance

1.613 511.639 569.010 569.656 11.3 0.1 2.5 0.7 1.2

Airline fares

0.744 206.066 250.209 256.684 24.6 2.6 10.2 7.0 2.7

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: July 13, 2021