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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, January 2024 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Dec.
2023
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Jan.
2023
Dec.
2023
Jan.
2024
Jan.
2023-
Jan.
2024
Dec.
2023-
Jan.
2024
Oct.
2023-
Nov.
2023
Nov.
2023-
Dec.
2023
Dec.
2023-
Jan.
2024

All items

100.000 299.170 306.746 308.417 3.1 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.3

Food

13.555 319.136 325.409 327.327 2.6 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.4

Food at home

8.167 301.435 303.005 305.037 1.2 0.7 0.0 0.1 0.4

Cereals and bakery products

1.066 349.294 353.844 354.532 1.5 0.2 0.3 -0.1 -0.2

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.722 322.737 320.143 319.752 -0.9 -0.1 -0.2 0.3 0.0

Dairy and related products

0.748 272.040 267.889 268.941 -1.1 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.2

Fruits and vegetables

1.410 351.029 350.250 354.798 1.1 1.3 0.1 0.0 0.4

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

1.027 213.359 215.872 220.573 3.4 2.2 0.4 0.2 1.2

Other food at home

2.193 264.746 270.223 271.600 2.6 0.5 -0.2 0.2 0.6

Food away from home(1)

5.388 345.677 361.564 363.249 5.1 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.5

Energy

6.655 283.330 269.375 270.420 -4.6 0.4 -1.6 -0.2 -0.9

Energy commodities

3.539 305.643 288.953 284.627 -6.9 -1.5 -3.8 -0.7 -3.2

Fuel oil

0.084 455.595 393.189 390.877 -14.2 -0.6 -1.1 -3.3 -4.5

Motor fuel

3.372 297.413 282.246 277.709 -6.6 -1.6 -4.0 -0.6 -3.3

Gasoline (all types)

3.261 294.759 280.289 276.003 -6.4 -1.5 -4.0 -0.6 -3.3

Energy services

3.116 272.840 260.877 267.475 -2.0 2.5 1.0 0.3 1.4

Electricity

2.428 266.528 269.170 276.698 3.8 2.8 1.0 0.6 1.2

Utility (piped) gas service

0.688 285.407 230.862 234.515 -17.8 1.6 1.2 -0.6 2.0

All items less food and energy

79.790 301.962 311.907 313.623 3.9 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.4

Commodities less food and energy commodities

18.891 165.340 164.590 164.866 -0.3 0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.3

Apparel

2.512 127.875 125.794 127.946 0.1 1.7 -0.6 0.0 -0.7

New vehicles

3.684 177.276 178.269 178.595 0.7 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0

Used cars and trucks

2.012 185.857 186.383 179.410 -3.5 -3.7 1.4 0.6 -3.4

Medical care commodities(1)

1.489 395.981 410.365 407.879 3.0 -0.6 0.5 -0.1 -0.6

Alcoholic beverages

0.854 282.286 287.873 288.758 2.3 0.3 -0.1 0.1 0.3

Tobacco and smoking products(1)

0.542 1,388.790 1,486.900 1,491.538 7.4 0.3 1.1 -0.1 0.3

Services less energy services

60.899 387.258 405.338 408.051 5.4 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.7

Shelter

36.191 369.585 389.433 391.896 6.0 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.6

Rent of primary residence

7.671 388.372 410.606 412.019 6.1 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

26.769 379.328 400.828 402.965 6.2 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.6

Medical care services

6.515 601.551 599.464 605.257 0.6 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.7

Physicians' services(1)

1.828 415.197 412.930 415.427 0.1 0.6 0.6 0.2 0.6

Hospital services(1)(3)

1.987 385.064 404.407 410.695 6.7 1.6 0.1 0.5 1.6

Transportation services

6.294 376.743 409.749 412.643 9.5 0.7 1.0 0.1 1.0

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.233 371.780 392.897 396.004 6.5 0.8 0.3 -0.3 0.8

Motor vehicle insurance

2.794 658.513 780.284 794.142 20.6 1.8 1.2 1.7 1.4

Airline fares

0.751 264.629 243.348 247.606 -6.4 1.7 -0.2 0.9 1.4

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

Last Modified Date: February 13, 2024