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Table 2. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U. S. city average, by detailed expenditure category

Table 2. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U.S. city average, by detailed expenditure category, April 2022 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Mar.
2022
Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Apr.
2021-
Apr.
2022
Mar.
2022-
Apr.
2022
Jan.
2022-
Feb.
2022
Feb.
2022-
Mar.
2022
Mar.
2022-
Apr.
2022

All items

100.000 8.3 0.6 0.8 1.2 0.3

Food

13.361 9.4 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9

Food at home

8.245 10.8 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.0

Cereals and bakery products

1.047 10.3 1.0 1.1 1.5 1.1

Cereals and cereal products

0.337 11.9 1.1 1.3 2.1 1.5

Flour and prepared flour mixes

0.054 14.0 -1.6 1.0 2.2 -0.9

Breakfast cereal(1)

0.141 12.1 2.4 1.1 2.4 2.4

Rice, pasta, cornmeal

0.142 10.7 0.8 0.8 2.8 1.3

Rice(1)(2)(3)

  9.2 0.7 0.9 3.2 0.7

Bakery products(1)

0.710 9.6 1.0 1.3 1.4 1.0

Bread(1)(2)

0.197 9.1 2.0 0.4 0.8 2.0

White bread(1)(3)

  8.6 2.0 0.6 0.6 2.0

Bread other than white(1)(3)

  9.8 1.9 0.4 0.8 1.9

Fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins(2)

0.110 10.1 -1.0 2.4 2.5 -0.2

Cakes, cupcakes, and cookies(1)

0.174 7.2 0.9 1.2 1.0 0.9

Cookies(1)(3)

  6.6 0.3 1.9 0.5 0.3

Fresh cakes and cupcakes(1)(3)

  8.2 1.0 0.4 1.6 1.0

Other bakery products

0.229 11.7 1.1 1.6 2.0 0.4

Fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts(1)(3)

  8.9 0.7 4.1 -1.7 0.7

Crackers, bread, and cracker products(3)

  14.1 0.8 1.5 2.7 0.0

Frozen and refrigerated bakery products, pies, tarts, turnovers(1)(3)

  13.3 1.9 1.4 2.2 1.9

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.878 14.3 1.7 1.2 1.0 1.4

Meats, poultry, and fish

1.765 13.8 1.2 1.2 0.9 0.8

Meats

1.131 13.9 0.7 1.0 0.8 0.4

Beef and veal

0.531 14.3 -0.1 0.8 0.3 -0.9

Uncooked ground beef(1)

0.193 14.8 1.3 0.7 2.1 1.3

Uncooked beef roasts(1)(2)

0.080 16.9 -0.7 1.6 0.9 -0.7

Uncooked beef steaks(2)

0.206 11.8 -1.1 0.1 -0.7 -2.1

Uncooked other beef and veal(1)(2)

0.052 18.9 -0.6 1.0 0.2 -0.6

Pork

0.361 13.7 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.6

Bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products(2)

0.159 16.3 2.3 1.3 0.9 2.1

Bacon and related products(3)

  17.7 2.9 0.8 1.0 2.5

Breakfast sausage and related products(2)(3)

  13.9 1.2 2.1 0.5 1.5

Ham

0.066 8.8 -4.2 3.0 -1.2 -1.8

Ham, excluding canned(3)

  8.1 -4.5 2.9 -1.5 -1.8

Pork chops(1)

0.052 14.0 1.9 0.0 2.0 1.9

Other pork including roasts, steaks, and ribs(2)

0.084 13.1 1.6 1.6 1.5 0.6

Other meats

0.240 13.2 2.2 1.6 1.7 2.7

Frankfurters(3)

  6.9 0.9 2.2 2.4 1.9

Lunchmeats(1)(2)(3)

  14.4 2.6 2.0 1.2 2.6

Poultry(1)

0.347 15.3 3.0 1.7 1.5 3.0

Chicken(1)(2)

0.281 16.4 3.4 1.8 1.5 3.4

Fresh whole chicken(1)(3)

  14.6 4.0 2.6 1.8 4.0

Fresh and frozen chicken parts(1)(3)

  17.9 3.5 1.7 1.4 3.5

Other uncooked poultry including turkey(2)

0.065 10.7 0.9 0.6 1.9 0.8

Fish and seafood

0.287 11.9 0.9 1.1 0.8 0.0

Fresh fish and seafood(1)(2)

0.147 13.0 0.9 -0.7 1.5 0.9

Processed fish and seafood(2)

0.140 10.7 1.0 2.3 1.3 -0.7

Shelf stable fish and seafood(3)

  4.8 0.1 2.3 3.0 -2.5

Frozen fish and seafood(3)

  12.9 1.0 2.4 1.2 -0.7

Eggs(1)

0.112 22.6 10.3 2.2 1.9 10.3

Dairy and related products

0.759 9.1 2.4 1.9 1.2 2.5

Milk(2)

0.197 14.7 3.2 3.5 1.3 3.1

Fresh whole milk(3)

  15.5 3.2 3.0 1.6 3.1

Fresh milk other than whole(2)(3)

  14.2 3.3 3.4 1.1 3.4

Cheese and related products(1)

0.250 6.5 2.1 1.2 1.1 2.1

Ice cream and related products

0.111 4.7 1.6 1.6 -0.2 1.7

Other dairy and related products(1)(2)

0.201 9.0 2.3 1.1 2.3 2.3

Fruits and vegetables

1.432 7.8 0.6 2.3 1.5 -0.3

Fresh fruits and vegetables

1.099 7.4 0.6 2.6 1.3 -0.3

Fresh fruits

0.598 8.3 1.2 3.7 0.1 -0.5

Apples

0.078 6.6 0.5 2.7 -0.3 -0.5

Bananas(1)

0.080 4.2 -0.6 -0.1 1.1 -0.6

Citrus fruits(2)

0.172 18.6 3.1 6.8 3.2 -0.6

Oranges, including tangerines(3)

  16.6 2.3 5.7 3.0 -0.7

Other fresh fruits(2)

0.268 4.2 0.7 3.5 -0.8 -1.4

Fresh vegetables

0.501 6.2 -0.1 1.3 2.6 0.0

Potatoes

0.077 7.2 2.5 1.3 3.2 2.0

Lettuce(1)

0.061 12.7 0.3 -0.3 3.0 0.3

Tomatoes

0.080 0.4 -1.0 1.2 1.4 0.3

Other fresh vegetables

0.284 6.3 -0.6 0.8 2.4 0.0

Processed fruits and vegetables(2)

0.333 8.9 0.4 1.5 2.4 -0.5

Canned fruits and vegetables(2)

0.171 10.4 -0.1 1.3 3.8 -0.3

Canned fruits(2)(3)

  7.9 0.2 -0.3 2.4 -0.8

Canned vegetables(2)(3)

  11.4 -0.2 2.1 4.2 -0.1

Frozen fruits and vegetables(2)

0.098 7.9 1.4 2.2 0.0 0.1

Frozen vegetables(3)

  6.5 1.5 2.7 0.9 -0.1

Other processed fruits and vegetables including dried(2)

0.064 6.7 0.2 1.4 1.9 -0.2

Dried beans, peas, and lentils(1)(2)(3)

  9.8 -0.2 0.5 4.4 -0.2

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.942 9.8 1.4 1.6 1.2 2.0

Juices and nonalcoholic drinks(2)

0.665 9.2 1.1 1.5 1.4 1.9

Carbonated drinks

0.279 9.2 0.2 1.5 1.4 1.8

Frozen noncarbonated juices and drinks(1)(2)

0.007 4.5 0.5 4.6 -0.1 0.5

Nonfrozen noncarbonated juices and drinks(2)

0.379 9.3 1.8 1.6 1.2 2.4

Beverage materials including coffee and tea(2)

0.277 11.1 2.3 1.9 0.9 2.2

Coffee

0.178 13.5 2.5 1.5 0.2 2.4

Roasted coffee(3)

  14.7 2.4 1.7 0.4 2.6

Instant coffee(1)(3)

  7.8 3.7 0.7 -0.3 3.7

Other beverage materials including tea(1)(2)

0.098 6.8 1.9 2.5 1.4 1.9

Other food at home

2.188 11.0 1.0 0.8 2.0 0.7

Sugar and sweets(1)

0.280 8.0 -0.2 1.1 1.3 -0.2

Sugar and sugar substitutes

0.041 6.7 -0.1 0.9 1.6 -0.8

Candy and chewing gum(1)(2)

0.179 7.3 -0.8 1.2 0.9 -0.8

Other sweets(2)

0.060 10.9 1.6 0.7 2.2 1.6

Fats and oils

0.240 15.3 1.5 1.4 2.9 1.2

Butter and margarine(2)

0.073 19.2 3.8 3.2 5.8 4.7

Butter(3)

  16.0 1.6 3.1 6.0 3.7

Margarine(1)(3)

  23.5 7.1 5.0 3.2 7.1

Salad dressing(2)

0.056 13.1 0.3 1.0 3.5 0.7

Other fats and oils including peanut butter(2)

0.110 13.7 0.7 0.7 0.2 -0.8

Peanut butter(1)(2)(3)

    -0.3 2.0 -1.5 -0.3

Other foods

1.668 10.9 1.2 0.6 2.0 0.8

Soups

0.099 13.1 3.3 3.9 0.7 2.3

Frozen and freeze dried prepared foods

0.271 14.2 1.2 1.0 2.8 -0.1

Snacks(1)

0.362 9.8 0.7 1.6 1.7 0.7

Spices, seasonings, condiments, sauces

0.324 8.5 -0.1 0.0 2.8 0.4

Salt and other seasonings and spices(2)(3)

  9.8 -0.4 -0.3 4.8 0.5

Olives, pickles, relishes(1)(2)(3)

  9.3 -0.1 0.6 3.2 -0.1

Sauces and gravies(2)(3)

  9.2 0.9 1.3 1.4 1.6

Other condiments(3)

  5.2 -1.1 -0.8 0.1 -1.8

Baby food(1)(2)

0.043 13.0 3.0 0.7 1.6 3.0

Other miscellaneous foods(2)

0.570 10.9 1.6 0.5 1.3 1.0

Prepared salads(3)(4)

  9.3 1.0 2.6 0.1 1.7

Food away from home(1)

5.116 7.2 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.6

Full service meals and snacks(1)(2)

2.384 8.7 0.9 0.6 0.7 0.9

Limited service meals and snacks(1)(2)

2.491 7.0 0.3 0.3 -0.2 0.3

Food at employee sites and schools(1)(2)

0.035 -30.0 0.1 -2.0 1.5 0.1

Food at elementary and secondary schools(1)(3)(5)

  -42.9 0.1 0.4 1.2 0.1

Food from vending machines and mobile vendors(1)(2)

0.036 7.1 1.5 0.2 -0.2 1.5

Other food away from home(1)(2)

0.171 5.5 0.1 0.8 0.2 0.1

Energy

8.295 30.3 0.1 3.5 11.0 -2.7

Energy commodities

4.926 44.7 -0.7 6.7 18.1 -5.4

Fuel oil and other fuels

0.241 58.8 1.2 6.5 15.7 3.7

Fuel oil(1)

0.161 80.5 2.7 7.7 22.3 2.7

Propane, kerosene, and firewood(6)

0.079 26.5 -1.9 3.9 3.4 1.4

Motor fuel

4.685 44.0 -0.8 6.7 18.3 -5.8

Gasoline (all types)

4.590 43.6 -1.0 6.6 18.3 -6.1

Gasoline, unleaded regular(3)

  44.2 -1.2 6.1 19.3 -6.4

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade(3)(7)

  41.9 -0.3 4.6 17.4 -4.0

Gasoline, unleaded premium(3)

  39.7 0.3 3.9 17.0 -3.5

Other motor fuels(1)(2)

0.094 64.2 6.9 6.0 22.9 6.9

Energy services

3.369 13.7 1.3 -0.4 1.8 1.3

Electricity

2.511 11.0 0.9 -1.1 2.2 0.7

Utility (piped) gas service

0.858 22.7 2.3 1.5 0.6 3.1

All items less food and energy

78.344 6.2 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.6

Commodities less food and energy commodities

21.513 9.7 0.0 0.4 -0.4 0.2

Household furnishings and supplies(8)

3.968 10.6 0.6 0.8 1.0 0.5

Window and floor coverings and other linens(1)(2)

0.295 8.2 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.8

Floor coverings(1)(2)

0.066 11.4 0.8 4.8 -1.6 0.8

Window coverings(1)(2)

0.058 24.5 4.7 -5.5 5.4 4.7

Other linens(1)(2)

0.171 1.6 -0.5 0.3 0.3 -0.5

Furniture and bedding(1)

0.970 15.0 1.5 0.1 0.6 1.5

Bedroom furniture(1)

0.318 14.6 1.7 0.5 0.4 1.7

Living room, kitchen, and dining room furniture(1)(2)

0.466 14.9 1.1 -0.2 0.3 1.1

Other furniture(2)

0.177 15.9 2.3 -0.3 1.5 2.0

Appliances(2)

0.258 7.8 0.1 0.7 1.5 -0.5

Major appliances(2)

0.087 12.1 0.6 1.8 2.8 -0.8

Laundry equipment(1)(3)

  2.1 -3.1 3.0 0.5 -3.1

Other appliances(1)(2)

0.168 5.7 -0.1 0.6 0.5 -0.1

Other household equipment and furnishings(2)

0.586 8.1 -1.4 2.4 2.4 -1.6

Clocks, lamps, and decorator items(1)

0.355 10.3 -1.1 3.7 1.9 -1.1

Indoor plants and flowers(9)

0.103 4.6 -4.2 1.0 1.1 -1.7

Dishes and flatware(1)(2)

0.052 4.8 -0.3 2.1 3.1 -0.3

Nonelectric cookware and tableware(1)(2)

0.076 5.4 0.3 1.5 1.8 0.3

Tools, hardware, outdoor equipment and supplies(2)

0.933 11.2 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.6

Tools, hardware and supplies(1)(2)

0.242 10.4 1.2 0.9 1.5 1.2

Outdoor equipment and supplies(2)

0.465 11.9 -0.1 0.3 0.6 0.1

Housekeeping supplies(1)

0.926 8.3 1.3 1.4 0.6 1.3

Household cleaning products(1)(2)

0.342 10.1 1.7 1.9 1.2 1.7

Household paper products(1)(2)

0.214 8.0 0.5 1.7 1.3 0.5

Miscellaneous household products(1)(2)

0.370 7.0 1.3 0.7 -0.3 1.3

Apparel

2.538 5.4 -1.4 0.7 0.6 -0.8

Men's and boys' apparel

0.644 7.0 -1.4 0.4 1.1 0.3

Men's apparel

0.496 8.0 -1.4 1.0 1.1 0.3

Men's suits, sport coats, and outerwear

0.076 21.7 3.6 -1.7 0.7 6.6

Men's underwear, nightwear, swimwear, and accessories(1)

0.164 6.8 -1.3 2.4 0.3 -1.3

Men's shirts and sweaters(2)

0.124 9.6 -3.9 0.8 -0.7 -0.9

Men's pants and shorts

0.126 0.1 -2.2 2.5 3.6 -1.9

Boys' apparel

0.148 3.8 -1.4 1.0 -0.5 0.2

Women's and girls' apparel

1.002 5.2 -1.6 1.2 0.4 -0.9

Women's apparel

0.841 5.3 -1.9 1.5 0.0 -1.0

Women's outerwear

0.060 8.6 -2.1 -1.6 -1.3 0.4

Women's dresses

0.093 8.3 -1.4 -0.8 -1.0 0.7

Women's suits and separates(2)

0.410 5.0 -2.8 1.3 0.5 -2.3

Women's underwear, nightwear, swimwear, and accessories(2)

0.270 4.1 -0.5 3.8 -2.4 -0.9

Girls' apparel

0.161 4.7 -0.1 0.0 2.2 -0.5

Footwear

0.613 4.7 -0.9 1.3 0.1 -1.3

Men's footwear(1)

0.206 2.5 -1.1 1.0 0.4 -1.1

Boys' and girls' footwear

0.119 5.0 -2.2 2.5 -1.5 -1.4

Women's footwear

0.287 6.4 -0.2 0.3 0.0 0.1

Infants' and toddlers' apparel

0.117 8.8 -1.2 2.1 -1.5 -0.7

Jewelry and watches(6)

0.162 0.3 -2.2 -4.2 2.8 -1.8

Watches(1)(6)

0.030 -0.3 1.1 0.9 -1.5 1.1

Jewelry(6)

0.132 0.4 -2.9 -5.7 4.4 -1.3

Transportation commodities less motor fuel(8)

8.563 17.2 0.2 0.1 -1.7 0.4

New vehicles

4.014 13.2 1.0 0.3 0.2 1.1

New cars(3)

  14.2 1.4 0.3 0.3 1.7

New trucks(3)(10)

  12.8 0.9 0.3 0.2 0.9

Used cars and trucks

4.038 22.7 -0.6 -0.2 -3.8 -0.4

Motor vehicle parts and equipment(1)

0.423 14.5 1.2 1.6 -0.2 1.2

Tires(1)

0.270 15.7 0.9 1.5 -0.1 0.9

Vehicle accessories other than tires(1)(2)

0.154 12.5 1.6 1.7 -0.3 1.6

Vehicle parts and equipment other than tires(1)(3)

  9.5 0.9 1.9 -0.1 0.9

Motor oil, coolant, and fluids(1)(3)

  17.1 3.7 1.3 -1.2 3.7

Medical care commodities(1)

1.500 2.1 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.1

Medicinal drugs(1)(8)

1.399 2.1 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.0

Prescription drugs(1)

1.027 1.7 0.0 0.3 -0.2 0.0

Nonprescription drugs(1)(8)

0.373 3.0 0.0 0.7 1.3 0.0

Medical equipment and supplies(1)(8)

0.100 3.9 0.3 -0.5 -0.2 0.3

Recreation commodities(8)

1.903 4.0 0.5 0.9 -0.1 0.5

Video and audio products(8)

0.293 -4.1 -0.6 -0.6 -1.8 -0.7

Televisions

0.138 -5.8 -2.1 -0.9 -2.4 -2.2

Other video equipment(2)

0.026 -4.8 0.1 0.7 -1.3 -0.7

Audio equipment(1)

0.072 -2.6 1.0 -0.1 -2.3 1.0

Recorded music and music subscriptions(1)(2)

0.052 0.0 0.6 -1.1 -0.2 0.6

Pets and pet products(1)

0.551 7.2 0.8 1.6 1.7 0.8

Pet food(1)(2)(3)

  7.0 1.2 1.1 2.3 1.2

Purchase of pets, pet supplies, accessories(1)(2)(3)

  7.2 -0.1 2.3 0.6 -0.1

Sporting goods(1)

0.560 7.5 0.9 0.5 -0.6 0.9

Sports vehicles including bicycles(1)

0.321 8.0 0.7 -0.2 -0.9 0.7

Sports equipment(1)

0.228 6.8 1.2 1.6 -0.1 1.2

Photographic equipment and supplies

0.021 2.6 -1.0 0.0 -0.2 -1.4

Photographic equipment(2)(3)

  2.2 -1.0 -0.4 -0.2 -1.2

Recreational reading materials(1)

0.095 2.1 2.0 3.5 -2.9 2.0

Newspapers and magazines(1)(2)

0.055 3.2 2.7 5.3 -3.9 2.7

Recreational books(1)(2)

0.040 0.5 1.0 1.2 -1.5 1.0

Other recreational goods(2)

0.382 0.8 0.0 1.0 0.3 0.3

Toys

0.296 -0.3 -0.3 0.9 0.0 0.0

Toys, games, hobbies and playground equipment(2)(3)

  2.5 0.0 2.4 -1.2 0.4

Sewing machines, fabric and supplies(1)(2)

0.027 1.4 4.6 1.9 2.3 4.6

Music instruments and accessories(1)(2)

0.043 6.7 -0.4 1.0 0.8 -0.4

Education and communication commodities(8)

0.817 -4.0 -2.2 -0.7 -0.6 -2.6

Educational books and supplies(1)

0.087 2.2 -0.1 -0.4 0.5 -0.1

College textbooks(1)(3)(11)

  3.1 0.4 -0.4 0.7 0.4

Information technology commodities(8)

0.730 -4.7 -2.5 -0.7 -0.7 -2.9

Computers, peripherals, and smart home assistants(1)(4)

0.358 0.2 -2.1 0.8 0.9 -2.1

Computer software and accessories(1)(2)

0.020 -4.2 -1.4 -0.5 -1.0 -1.4

Telephone hardware, calculators, and other consumer information items(2)

0.353 -11.4 -2.9 -2.1 -2.3 -3.7

Smartphones(1)(3)(12)

  -16.1 -4.3 -1.7 -4.2 -4.3

Alcoholic beverages

0.878 3.9 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.4

Alcoholic beverages at home

0.586 2.8 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.3

Beer, ale, and other malt beverages at home

0.223 5.0 0.2 2.2 0.9 0.2

Distilled spirits at home(1)

0.106 1.7 0.5 0.2 -0.6 0.5

Whiskey at home(1)(3)

  3.3 0.5 0.8 -0.8 0.5

Distilled spirits, excluding whiskey, at home(1)(3)

  0.6 0.5 -0.1 -0.6 0.5

Wine at home(1)

0.257 1.5 0.4 0.7 0.2 0.4

Alcoholic beverages away from home(1)

0.292 5.1 0.5 0.3 0.6 0.5

Beer, ale, and other malt beverages away from home(1)(2)(3)

  5.0 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.6

Wine away from home(1)(2)(3)

  5.0 0.4 0.2 1.2 0.4

Distilled spirits away from home(1)(2)(3)

  5.3 0.9 0.3 0.7 0.9

Other goods(8)

1.347 5.2 0.3 0.9 0.6 0.3

Tobacco and smoking products(1)

0.516 7.2 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.4

Cigarettes(1)(2)

0.445 7.5 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.5

Tobacco products other than cigarettes(1)(2)

0.066 4.5 -0.2 -0.3 1.6 -0.2

Personal care products(1)

0.644 2.1 0.3 0.8 1.0 0.3

Hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products(1)(2)

0.329 4.4 1.2 0.5 1.1 1.2

Cosmetics, perfume, bath, nail preparations and implements(1)

0.306 -0.5 -0.7 1.2 1.0 -0.7

Miscellaneous personal goods(1)(2)

0.187 8.8 0.2 2.3 -0.9 0.2

Stationery, stationery supplies, gift wrap(3)

  13.1 0.4 3.0 1.6 0.3

Services less energy services

56.831 4.9 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.7

Shelter

32.452 5.1 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5

Rent of shelter(13)

32.082 5.2 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5

Rent of primary residence

7.278 4.8 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.6

Lodging away from home(2)

0.988 19.7 3.0 2.2 3.3 1.7

Housing at school, excluding board(13)

0.125 1.6 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.2

Other lodging away from home including hotels and motels

0.863 22.6 3.4 2.5 3.7 2.0

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(13)

23.816 4.8 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(13)

22.577 4.8 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5

Tenants' and household insurance(1)(2)

0.371 -0.4 0.0 0.1 -0.1 0.0

Water and sewer and trash collection services(2)

1.095 4.2 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.3

Water and sewerage maintenance

0.789 4.0 0.3 0.4 -0.1 0.3

Garbage and trash collection(1)(10)

0.306 4.6 0.3 1.0 0.4 0.3

Household operations(1)(2)

0.823 6.4        

Domestic services(1)(2)

0.242 7.3 -1.2 0.6 0.1 -1.2

Gardening and lawncare services(1)(2)

           

Moving, storage, freight expense(1)(2)

0.100 7.1 2.1 -0.6 -0.4 2.1

Repair of household items(1)(2)

           

Medical care services

6.881 3.5 0.4 0.1 0.6 0.5

Professional services

3.505 1.8 0.0 -0.1 0.3 0.0

Physicians' services(1)

1.849 1.2 0.2 -0.1 0.5 0.2

Dental services

0.906 2.0 -0.2 0.0 0.2 -0.2

Eyeglasses and eye care(1)(6)

0.361 2.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2

Services by other medical professionals(1)(6)

0.389 4.1 -0.3 0.8 -0.2 -0.3

Hospital and related services

2.542 3.6 0.3 0.0 0.5 0.5

Hospital services(14)

2.170 3.6 0.3 -0.1 0.4 0.5

Inpatient hospital services(14)(3)

  3.7 0.3 -0.1 0.3 0.4

Outpatient hospital services(3)(6)

  3.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.7

Nursing homes and adult day services(14)

0.208 3.6 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.3

Care of invalids and elderly at home(1)(5)

0.164 2.5 0.5 0.7 1.8 0.5

Health insurance(1)(5)

0.835 10.4 2.0 1.9 2.2 2.0

Transportation services

5.673 8.5 3.3 1.4 2.0 3.1

Leased cars and trucks(1)(11)

           

Car and truck rental(2)

0.152 10.4 2.4 3.5 11.7 0.8

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.023 5.3 0.5 1.7 -0.3 0.5

Motor vehicle body work(1)

0.052 13.0 1.3 1.6 1.2 1.3

Motor vehicle maintenance and servicing(1)

0.559 4.5 1.2 0.2 -1.0 1.2

Motor vehicle repair(1)(2)

0.369 5.1 -0.7 4.3 0.4 -0.7

Motor vehicle insurance

2.397 4.4 0.5 1.2 0.7 0.8

Motor vehicle fees(1)(2)

0.506 1.2 -0.1 0.1 -0.2 -0.1

State motor vehicle registration and license fees(1)(2)

0.292 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0

Parking and other fees(1)(2)

0.199 1.7 -0.3 0.4 -0.5 -0.3

Parking fees and tolls(2)(3)

  3.1 -0.1 0.4 -0.4 0.1

Public transportation

0.836 21.8 14.4 3.5 7.1 12.1

Airline fares

0.543 33.3 21.9 5.2 10.7 18.6

Other intercity transportation

0.093 -2.1 0.6 1.2 0.1 -0.3

Ship fare(1)(2)(3)

  -3.7 -1.0 2.0 -0.1 -1.0

Intracity transportation(1)

0.198 2.7 0.2 1.1 1.6 0.2

Intracity mass transit(1)(3)(8)

  1.9 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Recreation services(8)

3.158 4.4 0.3 0.6 0.4 0.4

Video and audio services(8)

1.156 4.4 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.8

Cable and satellite television service(10)

1.064 4.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.8

Video discs and other media, including rental of video(1)(2)

0.091 1.3 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.7

Video discs and other media(1)(2)(3)

  -0.5 1.7 0.7 -0.2 1.7

Rental of video discs and other media(1)(2)(3)

  5.2 0.7 2.1 0.7 0.7

Pet services including veterinary(2)

0.519 9.0 1.1 1.0 2.5 1.1

Pet services(1)(2)(3)

  5.9 1.7 1.3 0.3 1.7

Veterinarian services(2)(3)

  9.8 0.8 0.9 3.4 0.7

Photographers and photo processing(1)(2)

0.030 5.2 1.8 0.3 0.9 1.8

Other recreation services(2)

1.453 2.8 -0.3 0.7 -0.2 -0.3

Club membership for shopping clubs, fraternal, or other organizations, or participant sports fees(1)(2)

0.636 2.8 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4

Admissions(1)

0.457 2.0 -1.4 1.6 -1.3 -1.4

Admission to movies, theaters, and concerts(1)(2)(3)

  5.8 1.1 -0.2 1.1 1.1

Admission to sporting events(1)(2)(3)

  -9.4 -8.2 2.7 -5.9 -8.2

Fees for lessons or instructions(1)(6)

0.170 3.1 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.3

Education and communication services(8)

5.379 1.7 0.1 0.1 -0.1 0.2

Tuition, other school fees, and childcare

2.514 2.5 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2

College tuition and fees

1.446 2.1 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.2

Elementary and high school tuition and fees

0.315 2.3 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.1

Day care and preschool(9)

0.624 3.7 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.6

Technical and business school tuition and fees(1)(2)

0.039 0.7 0.3 0.0 -0.4 0.3

Postage and delivery services(2)

0.083 4.1 0.2 -1.4 0.5 0.7

Postage

0.075 3.0 0.0 -1.7 0.3 0.4

Delivery services(2)

0.009 13.9 2.0 1.3 2.5 2.8

Telephone services(1)(2)

1.835 0.5 0.2 0.2 -0.6 0.2

Wireless telephone services(1)(2)

1.527 -0.7 0.0 0.1 -0.7 0.0

Residential telephone services(1)(8)

0.308 6.0 0.7 0.5 -0.2 0.7

Internet services and electronic information providers(1)(2)

0.938 1.7 0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.2

Other personal services(1)(8)

1.369 6.2 0.5 1.2 0.4 0.5

Personal care services(1)

0.540 5.1 0.4 1.1 -0.4 0.4

Haircuts and other personal care services(1)(2)

0.540 5.1 0.4 1.1 -0.4 0.4

Miscellaneous personal services(1)

0.830 7.0 0.6 1.2 1.0 0.6

Legal services(1)(6)

0.231 6.5 1.1 2.0 0.4 1.1

Funeral expenses(1)(6)

0.147 2.9 0.3 0.2 0.6 0.3

Laundry and dry cleaning services(1)(2)

0.153 10.3 0.4 0.9 0.7 0.4

Apparel services other than laundry and dry cleaning(1)(2)

0.018 10.5 0.6 1.2 3.8 0.6

Financial services(1)(6)

0.198 6.9 0.4 1.5 2.0 0.4

Checking account and other bank services(1)(2)(3)

  2.9 2.1 0.0 0.0 2.1

Tax return preparation and other accounting fees(1)(2)(3)

      3.0    

Footnotes
(1) Not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Indexes on a December 1997=100 base.
(3) Special index based on a substantially smaller sample.
(4) Indexes on a December 2007=100 base.
(5) Indexes on a December 2005=100 base.
(6) Indexes on a December 1986=100 base.
(7) Indexes on a December 1993=100 base.
(8) Indexes on a December 2009=100 base.
(9) Indexes on a December 1990=100 base.
(10) Indexes on a December 1983=100 base.
(11) Indexes on a December 2001=100 base.
(12) Indexes on a December 2019=100 base.
(13) Indexes on a December 1982=100 base.
(14) Indexes on a December 1996=100 base.

Last Modified Date: May 11, 2022