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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, September 2021 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Aug.
2021
Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Sep.
2020-
Sep.
2021
Aug.
2021-
Sep.
2021
Jun.
2021-
Jul.
2021
Jul.
2021-
Aug.
2021
Aug.
2021-
Sep.
2021

All items

100.000 5.4 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.4

Food

13.897 4.6 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.9

Food at home

7.652 4.5 1.1 0.7 0.4 1.2

Cereals and bakery products

0.971 2.7 1.1 1.2 0.0 1.1

Cereals and cereal products

0.297 1.4 0.0 0.5 0.3 0.6

Flour and prepared flour mixes

0.042 4.1 0.6 0.3 2.0 1.1

Breakfast cereal(1)

0.137 1.2 -0.3 0.1 0.0 -0.3

Rice, pasta, cornmeal

0.119 0.8 0.2 0.9 -0.5 1.6

Rice(1)(2)(3)

  0.1 0.5 0.7 0.3 0.5

Bakery products(1)

0.674 3.2 1.5 1.1 -0.3 1.5

Bread(1)(2)

0.191 2.2 1.8 0.1 -0.1 1.8

White bread(1)(3)

  1.4 2.5 -0.5 -0.5 2.5

Bread other than white(1)(3)

  2.8 1.2 1.0 0.2 1.2

Fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins(2)

0.096 4.0 4.6 0.9 -1.8 3.7

Cakes, cupcakes, and cookies(1)

0.174 3.9 0.4 1.1 0.1 0.4

Cookies(1)(3)

  2.4 0.3 1.9 0.1 0.3

Fresh cakes and cupcakes(1)(3)

  5.1 0.7 0.5 -0.6 0.7

Other bakery products

0.213 3.4 0.9 2.4 -0.3 1.2

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

  2.9 -0.3 2.8 0.2 -0.3

Crackers, bread, and cracker products(3)

  7.1 2.0 3.7 -1.3 3.1

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

  0.3 0.6 1.6 -0.2 0.6

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.802 10.5 1.7 1.5 0.7 2.2

Meats, poultry, and fish

1.703 10.4 1.6 1.5 0.6 2.2

Meats

1.082 12.6 2.3 1.2 0.5 3.3

Beef and veal

0.515 17.6 3.3 1.2 1.7 4.8

Uncooked ground beef(1)

0.180 10.8 1.7 0.7 2.3 1.7

Uncooked beef roasts(1)(2)

0.082 20.8 6.0 0.8 -0.4 6.0

Uncooked beef steaks(2)

0.205 22.1 3.2 0.7 1.1 4.8

Uncooked other beef and veal(1)(2)

0.048 20.6 5.2 1.0 -0.4 5.2

Pork

0.346 12.7 1.2 1.1 0.3 1.7

Bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products(2)

0.142 14.6 1.9 0.7 2.9 1.8

Bacon and related products(3)

  19.3 2.7 1.1 3.3 2.6

Breakfast sausage and related products(2)(3)

  7.9 0.9 0.3 2.2 0.6

Ham

0.067 7.0 3.0 -1.5 1.7 2.5

Ham, excluding canned(3)

  7.7 3.0 -1.3 1.8 2.6

Pork chops(1)

0.054 5.9 -1.4 1.7 0.0 -1.4

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

0.083 19.2 0.2 4.4 -3.0 1.4

Other meats

0.221 2.4 1.8 1.6 -1.9 2.4

Frankfurters(3)

  -1.2 2.6 4.8 -8.3 3.8

Lunchmeats(1)(2)(3)

  1.6 1.8 1.1 -0.5 1.8

Poultry(1)

0.342 6.1 -0.5 1.9 1.4 -0.5

Chicken(1)(2)

0.279 7.6 0.0 2.2 1.4 0.0

Fresh whole chicken(1)(3)

  7.2 0.1 1.5 1.0 0.1

Fresh and frozen chicken parts(1)(3)

  8.1 0.0 2.7 1.6 0.0

Other uncooked poultry including turkey(2)

0.064 -0.1 -2.4 1.2 1.3 -2.5

Fish and seafood

0.278 7.1 1.2 2.0 -0.2 1.4

Fresh fish and seafood(2)

0.144 10.7 1.6 2.2 0.5 2.4

Processed fish and seafood(2)

0.134 3.4 0.8 1.6 -1.6 1.1

Shelf stable fish and seafood(3)

  -1.3 0.1 -0.1 -2.3 0.1

Frozen fish and seafood(3)

  6.6 2.0 2.7 -1.9 2.5

Eggs

0.099 12.6 3.3 1.6 2.6 1.1

Dairy and related products

0.749 0.6 0.8 0.6 -1.0 0.7

Milk(2)

0.208 1.8 0.5 0.9 -1.4 0.4

Fresh whole milk(3)

  3.2 0.8 1.3 -1.0 0.5

Fresh milk other than whole(2)(3)

  1.4 0.4 0.7 -1.6 0.5

Cheese and related products(1)

0.249 -1.0 0.8 -0.6 0.0 0.8

Ice cream and related products

0.104 0.3 1.4 1.8 -1.1 -0.3

Other dairy and related products(1)(2)

0.188 1.5 0.7 1.1 -0.9 0.7

Fruits and vegetables

1.306 3.0 0.6 -0.9 0.2 0.6

Fresh fruits and vegetables

1.025 3.3 0.7 -1.3 0.3 0.7

Fresh fruits

0.532 5.0 1.2 -1.8 -0.3 0.5

Apples

0.078 7.8 -0.2 -1.1 -1.5 3.8

Bananas(1)

0.072 1.9 0.4 0.1 -1.1 0.4

Citrus fruits(2)

0.145 3.6 -0.6 -5.4 0.9 -0.9

Oranges, including tangerines(3)

  1.4 0.2 -6.8 0.4 1.2

Other fresh fruits(2)

0.237 6.0 3.0 -0.4 0.2 -0.8

Fresh vegetables

0.493 1.6 0.2 -0.8 1.0 1.0

Potatoes

0.080 3.5 -0.3 -0.9 1.0 2.4

Lettuce(1)

0.061 5.0 2.2 1.6 -1.0 2.2

Tomatoes

0.078 1.0 0.1 -0.6 1.4 -0.6

Other fresh vegetables

0.274 0.5 -0.1 -0.7 1.2 0.3

Processed fruits and vegetables(2)

0.282 1.8 0.0 0.6 -0.1 0.2

Canned fruits and vegetables(2)

0.148 2.4 -0.4 1.1 -0.6 -0.1

Canned fruits(2)(3)

  0.6 -0.4 0.9 -0.9 -0.4

Canned vegetables(2)(3)

  3.8 -0.4 1.5 -0.1 -0.1

Frozen fruits and vegetables(2)

0.085 1.1 -0.4 0.6 0.9 0.3

Frozen vegetables(3)

  -1.0 -1.5 0.4 0.8 -0.5

Other processed fruits and vegetables including dried(2)

0.049 0.9 1.8 -0.6 0.0 2.0

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

  3.5 1.7 0.5 -0.3 1.7

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.910 3.7 1.2 0.7 1.0 1.2

Juices and nonalcoholic drinks(2)

0.650 3.9 1.6 1.1 0.9 1.3

Carbonated drinks

0.277 5.3 1.8 1.4 1.1 1.7

Frozen noncarbonated juices and drinks(1)(2)

0.006 1.8 1.6 0.0 -1.8 1.6

Nonfrozen noncarbonated juices and drinks(2)

0.367 2.8 1.4 1.0 0.7 0.8

Beverage materials including coffee and tea(2)

0.260 3.4 0.3 -0.4 1.2 0.9

Coffee

0.166 4.0 1.1 -0.6 1.4 1.9

Roasted coffee(3)

  4.3 1.1 -0.4 1.2 1.9

Instant coffee(1)(3)

  3.2 1.6 -2.5 2.7 1.6

Other beverage materials including tea(1)(2)

0.093 2.5 -1.2 0.6 0.7 -1.2

Other food at home

1.915 3.1 1.0 0.8 0.6 1.1

Sugar and sweets(1)

0.261 2.8 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3

Sugar and sugar substitutes

0.037 3.9 0.5 0.3 -0.2 0.1

Candy and chewing gum(1)(2)

0.173 2.0 0.1 -0.2 0.4 0.1

Other sweets(2)

0.052 4.8 1.1 1.9 1.1 0.7

Fats and oils

0.216 6.9 1.6 1.2 1.4 1.2

Butter and margarine(2)

0.063 1.0 -0.7 0.1 0.5 -0.8

Butter(3)

  -1.3 -2.0 -1.0 0.1 -1.7

Margarine(3)

  3.8 0.1 0.5 2.7 -0.9

Salad dressing(2)

0.052 7.2 0.6 0.7 4.0 -0.8

Other fats and oils including peanut butter(2)

0.101 10.7 3.6 2.2 0.7 3.7

Peanut butter(1)(2)(3)

  6.2 3.0 0.2 -2.8 3.0

Other foods

1.438 2.6 1.1 0.8 0.5 1.3

Soups

0.088 0.8 -0.4 0.4 1.9 1.8

Frozen and freeze dried prepared foods

0.251 3.4 1.1 1.5 1.1 1.2

Snacks(1)

0.326 1.9 1.3 -0.1 0.6 1.3

Spices, seasonings, condiments, sauces

0.282 1.6 1.1 0.8 -0.2 1.0

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

  4.2 2.0 0.7 -0.5 1.4

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

  0.9 1.1 0.2 0.8 1.1

Sauces and gravies(2)(3)

  0.8 1.2 1.6 -0.8 1.2

Other condiments(3)

  1.8 0.1 -0.4 3.0 -0.3

Baby food(1)(2)

0.041 4.4 2.2 1.3 0.1 2.2

Other miscellaneous foods(2)

0.450 3.5 1.1 1.3 0.2 1.4

Prepared salads(3)(4)

  6.8 3.6 4.1 -2.1 4.2

Food away from home(1)

6.245 4.7 0.5 0.8 0.4 0.5

Full service meals and snacks(1)(2)

3.135 5.2 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6

Limited service meals and snacks(1)(2)

2.783 6.7 0.6 1.0 0.8 0.6

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

0.075 -46.3 -6.4 0.7 -17.0 -6.4

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

  -56.1 -10.4     -10.4

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

0.081 6.0 -0.3 0.3 0.6 -0.3

Other food away from home(1)(2)

0.170 3.5 1.3 0.9 0.2 1.3

Energy

7.294 24.8 0.6 1.6 2.0 1.3

Energy commodities

4.071 41.7 0.5 2.3 2.7 1.3

Fuel oil and other fuels

0.162 36.0 4.3 0.6 0.5 3.1

Fuel oil(1)

0.096 42.6 3.9 0.6 -2.1 3.9

Propane, kerosene, and firewood(6)

0.066 27.6 4.9 2.5 1.4 3.8

Motor fuel

3.909 42.0 0.3 2.4 2.8 1.2

Gasoline (all types)

3.828 42.1 0.3 2.4 2.8 1.2

Gasoline, unleaded regular(3)

  43.3 0.3 2.4 2.8 1.1

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade(3)(7)

  37.6 0.3 2.5 2.6 0.5

Gasoline, unleaded premium(3)

  34.9 0.2 2.4 2.9 1.0

Other motor fuels(1)(2)

0.081 37.3 0.6 1.9 0.8 0.6

Energy services

3.223 8.5 0.8 0.8 1.1 1.2

Electricity

2.467 5.2 0.3 0.4 1.0 0.8

Utility (piped) gas service

0.756 20.6 2.5 2.2 1.6 2.7

All items less food and energy

78.809 4.0 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.2

Commodities less food and energy commodities

20.724 7.3 0.1 0.5 0.3 0.2

Household furnishings and supplies(8)

3.725 4.8 1.4 0.1 1.2 1.3

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

0.277 4.3 3.9 -1.4 2.3 3.9

Floor coverings(1)(2)

0.061 3.6 0.9 0.9 -2.7 0.9

Window coverings(1)(2)

0.063 6.5 -3.4 -0.2 17.2 -3.4

Other linens(1)(2)

0.152 3.7 8.0 -2.7 -0.8 8.0

Furniture and bedding(1)

0.970 11.2 2.4 -0.6 2.3 2.4

Bedroom furniture(1)

0.335 9.8 1.5 1.6 0.9 1.5

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

0.475 13.7 3.5 -1.9 3.8 3.5

Other furniture(2)

0.151 6.6 0.9 0.2 1.7 0.4

Appliances(2)

0.221 7.1 1.6 0.4 1.5 1.2

Major appliances(2)

0.080 9.6 0.4 0.9 1.1 0.7

Laundry equipment(1)(3)

  19.1 1.4 -0.9 -2.6 1.4

Other appliances(1)(2)

0.138 5.7 2.2 -0.5 1.6 2.2

Other household equipment and furnishings(1)(2)

0.517 1.1 0.8 -0.9 -0.2 0.8

Clocks, lamps, and decorator items(1)

0.301 0.7 0.9 -1.0 0.0 0.9

Indoor plants and flowers(9)

0.091 3.6 -0.6 0.0 1.4 -1.5

Dishes and flatware(1)(2)

0.048 -3.8 2.9 -2.3 -4.6 2.9

Nonelectric cookware and tableware(1)(2)

0.078 3.0 0.8 0.9 1.3 0.8

Tools, hardware, outdoor equipment and supplies(2)

0.865 3.2 0.7 0.0 0.7 0.8

Tools, hardware and supplies(1)(2)

0.244 4.9 1.0 0.0 2.0 1.0

Outdoor equipment and supplies(2)

0.436 2.3 0.5 -0.1 -0.3 1.0

Housekeeping supplies(1)

0.876 1.5 0.4 1.1 -0.3 0.4

Household cleaning products(1)(2)

0.349 1.1 -0.4 0.8 0.8 -0.4

Household paper products(1)(2)

0.223 5.3 1.3 0.6 -1.2 1.3

Miscellaneous household products(1)(2)

0.303 -0.8 0.8 1.7 -0.8 0.8

Apparel

2.686 3.4 1.8 0.0 0.4 -1.1

Men's and boys' apparel

0.679 4.4 1.9 0.7 1.1 -0.4

Men's apparel

0.549 4.4 1.4 1.1 2.8 -1.1

Men's suits, sport coats, and outerwear

0.094 4.4 1.2 2.9 7.9 -2.4

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

0.162 0.3 0.6 1.4 2.5 0.6

Men's shirts and sweaters(2)

0.151 6.9 4.3 0.9 4.3 1.0

Men's pants and shorts

0.137 7.0 -0.6 0.2 -0.4 -1.7

Boys' apparel

0.130 4.4 3.7 1.9 -2.6 -1.7

Women's and girls' apparel

1.070 0.6 2.4 0.3 -0.5 -2.6

Women's apparel

0.884 0.8 2.0 0.6 -0.4 -2.6

Women's outerwear

0.061 4.7 8.4 -2.6 -1.1 1.8

Women's dresses

0.094 9.5 6.7 5.5 -3.1 -1.3

Women's suits and separates(2)

0.446 -2.9 1.9 0.5 -0.8 -3.7

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

0.273 3.4 -0.7 -0.3 1.7 -1.3

Girls' apparel

0.186 -0.5 3.8 -1.1 -0.7 -3.0

Footwear

0.644 6.5 1.5 -0.8 0.7 0.5

Men's footwear(1)

0.227 5.5 1.7 -1.2 1.1 1.7

Boys' and girls' footwear

0.132 11.9 3.7 -3.4 0.7 3.3

Women's footwear

0.286 4.9 0.4 1.5 1.2 -1.1

Infants' and toddlers' apparel

0.123 3.0 3.2 0.2 0.6 0.8

Jewelry and watches(6)

0.169 6.8 -1.5 -0.9 1.7 -1.7

Watches(1)(6)

0.039 2.6 -2.3 -0.8 -0.5 -2.3

Jewelry(6)

0.130 8.1 -1.2 -0.7 2.4 -1.4

Transportation commodities less motor fuel(8)

7.897 14.9 -1.1 1.0 0.0 0.3

New vehicles

3.806 8.7 1.0 1.7 1.2 1.3

New cars and trucks(2)(3)

  8.8 1.0 1.7 1.2 1.3

New cars(3)

  8.1 0.9 1.8 1.4 1.2

New trucks(3)(10)

  9.2 1.1 1.6 1.2 1.3

Used cars and trucks

3.427 24.4 -3.7 0.2 -1.5 -0.7

Motor vehicle parts and equipment(1)

0.397 6.9 0.8 1.1 1.7 0.8

Tires(1)

0.253 8.3 0.8 0.8 2.1 0.8

Vehicle accessories other than tires(1)(2)

0.143 4.7 0.9 1.6 1.1 0.9

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

  2.0 1.0 0.8 0.7 1.0

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

  6.8 -0.7 1.6 3.8 -0.7

Medical care commodities(1)

1.496 -1.6 0.3 0.2 -0.2 0.3

Medicinal drugs(8)

1.431 -1.6 0.3 0.0 -0.6 0.7

Prescription drugs

1.075 -1.6 0.3 -0.1 -0.4 0.8

Nonprescription drugs(1)(8)

0.356 -1.7 0.1 0.6 -0.7 0.1

Medical equipment and supplies(1)(8)

0.065 -1.6 1.0 0.1 0.9 1.0

Recreation commodities(8)

1.977 3.5 -0.1 0.5 1.0 -0.2

Video and audio products(8)

0.266 1.7 -0.5 0.3 1.2 -0.5

Televisions

0.100 12.7 -0.7 1.6 2.8 -0.6

Other video equipment(2)

0.041 1.2 1.0 -1.9 2.7 0.9

Audio equipment(1)

0.070 -8.6 -1.7 0.6 -0.9 -1.7

Recorded music and music subscriptions(1)(2)

0.043 -2.8 0.3 -0.9 -0.1 0.3

Pets and pet products(1)

0.612 2.8 0.5 1.4 -0.1 0.5

Pet food(1)(2)(3)

  1.6 0.5 0.6 -0.2 0.5

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

  4.2 -0.1 3.1 0.3 -0.1

Sporting goods(1)

0.609 7.5 -0.4 -0.1 2.3 -0.4

Sports vehicles including bicycles(1)

0.371 8.9 -0.3 -0.7 2.8 -0.3

Sports equipment(1)

0.228 5.4 -0.4 0.8 1.5 -0.4

Photographic equipment and supplies

0.027 5.7 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2

Photographic equipment(2)(3)

  6.9 0.1 0.0 0.2 -0.1

Recreational reading materials(1)

0.116 2.8 0.0 0.9 0.5 0.0

Newspapers and magazines(1)(2)

0.067 4.1 -0.1 1.0 0.9 -0.1

Recreational books(1)(2)

0.047 0.9 0.2 0.7 0.0 0.2

Other recreational goods(2)

0.347 -0.6 -0.6 0.1 0.5 -1.2

Toys

0.265 -0.4 -0.6 0.4 0.3 -1.3

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

  0.8 0.1 0.1 0.8 -0.4

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

0.020 -10.3 -2.9 -2.1 -2.3 -2.9

Music instruments and accessories(1)(2)

0.046 2.5 0.1 -0.3 2.8 0.1

Education and communication commodities(8)

0.486 2.6 0.5 0.8 -0.1 0.6

Educational books and supplies(1)

0.104 0.3 -0.4 0.5 -1.1 -0.4

College textbooks(1)(3)(11)

  0.1 -0.3 0.7 -1.1 -0.3

Information technology commodities(8)

0.382 3.2 0.8 0.9 0.2 0.9

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

0.296 8.5 1.2 1.2 0.1 1.2

Computer software and accessories(1)(2)

0.017 1.0 -3.5 -0.5 0.8 -3.5

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

0.069 -14.5 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.9

Alcoholic beverages

1.007 2.8 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2

Alcoholic beverages at home

0.562 2.4 0.2 0.2 0.5 -0.1

Beer, ale, and other malt beverages at home

0.217 3.0 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.3

Distilled spirits at home(1)

0.092 2.9 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.6

Whiskey at home(1)(3)

  1.4 0.4 -0.2 0.7 0.4

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

  3.9 0.9 0.5 -0.1 0.9

Wine at home

0.253 1.6 -0.1 0.2 0.5 -0.4

Alcoholic beverages away from home(1)

0.445 3.4 0.4 0.1 0.5 0.4

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

  3.3 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.3

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

  2.7 0.7 0.0 0.4 0.7

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

  3.7 0.3 -0.2 0.1 0.3

Other goods(8)

1.450 3.4 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.1

Tobacco and smoking products(1)

0.606 6.7 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.7

Cigarettes(1)(2)

0.528 7.0 0.7 0.5 0.1 0.7

Tobacco products other than cigarettes(1)(2)

0.059 4.6 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.5

Personal care products(1)

0.650 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.5 -0.1

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

0.351 -0.6 -0.3 0.7 -0.1 -0.3

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

0.291 0.6 0.1 -1.0 1.3 0.1

Miscellaneous personal goods(1)(2)

0.194 5.3 -1.2 0.4 0.7 -1.2

Stationery, stationery supplies, gift wrap(3)

  9.8 0.3 0.8 1.3 -0.1

Services less energy services

58.085 2.9 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.2

Shelter

32.552 3.2 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.4

Rent of shelter(12)

32.206 3.2 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.4

Rent of primary residence

7.600 2.4 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.5

Lodging away from home(2)

1.051 17.5 -2.3 6.0 -2.9 -0.6

Housing at school, excluding board(12)

0.114 2.0 0.5 0.3 0.2 -0.1

Other lodging away from home including hotels and motels

0.937 19.8 -2.6 6.8 -3.3 -0.6

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(12)

23.555 2.9 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(12)

22.372 2.9 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4

Tenants' and household insurance(1)(2)

0.346 0.1 0.3 0.1 -0.2 0.3

Water and sewer and trash collection services(2)

1.080 3.7 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.5

Water and sewerage maintenance

0.789 3.0 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.2

Garbage and trash collection(1)(10)

0.292 5.6 1.1 0.8 0.6 1.1

Household operations(1)(2)

0.898 6.6 -0.2 0.2 0.7 -0.2

Domestic services(1)(2)

0.310 8.6 -2.3 0.6 0.9 -2.3

Gardening and lawncare services(1)(2)

0.296 4.1 1.9 0.0 0.5 1.9

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

0.097 9.4 -0.8 -1.1 1.7 -0.8

Repair of household items(1)(2)

           

Medical care services

7.055 0.9 -0.2 0.3 0.3 -0.1

Professional services

3.593 2.8 -0.1 0.4 0.4 -0.2

Physicians' services(1)

1.804 3.8 -0.3 0.4 0.0 -0.3

Dental services

0.978 2.3 -0.1 0.5 1.3 0.0

Eyeglasses and eye care(1)(6)

0.351 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.9 0.0

Services by other medical professionals(1)(6)

0.459 2.1 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3

Hospital and related services

2.372 3.3 0.2 0.5 0.8 0.1

Hospital services(13)

2.178 3.2 0.2 0.5 0.9 0.1

Inpatient hospital services(13)(3)

  3.2 0.1 0.6 1.1 0.0

Outpatient hospital services(3)(6)

  2.7 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.2

Nursing homes and adult day services(13)

0.121 3.4 0.5 0.3 -0.1 0.6

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

0.072 8.1 0.3 -0.1 0.0 0.3

Health insurance(1)(5)

1.090 -9.4 -1.0 -0.6 -0.6 -1.0

Transportation services

5.094 4.4 -1.2 -1.1 -2.3 -0.5

Leased cars and trucks(1)(11)

           

Car and truck rental(2)

0.190 42.9 -9.3 -4.6 -8.5 -2.9

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.082 4.0 0.0 0.9 0.8 0.0

Motor vehicle body work(1)

0.059 6.0 0.2 0.1 1.5 0.2

Motor vehicle maintenance and servicing(1)

0.621 4.3 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.7

Motor vehicle repair(1)(2)

0.344 3.1 -1.3 2.0 1.3 -1.3

Motor vehicle insurance

1.579 4.8 0.0 -2.8 -2.8 2.1

Motor vehicle fees(1)(2)

0.546 0.8 0.2 0.4 -0.1 0.2

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

0.284 0.6 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0

Parking and other fees(1)(2)

0.248 1.1 0.5 0.8 -0.4 0.5

Parking fees and tolls(2)(3)

  2.9 0.7 0.8 -0.6 0.5

Public transportation

1.096 1.6 -4.6 0.4 -5.5 -5.0

Airline fares

0.623 0.8 -6.5 -0.1 -9.1 -6.4

Other intercity transportation

0.180 7.5 -2.1 -2.0 0.0 -1.7

Ship fare(1)(2)(3)

  10.8 -2.4 -0.3 0.4 -2.4

Intracity transportation(1)

0.291 0.0 -1.9 0.8 -1.4 -1.9

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

  -2.7 -0.3 0.1 0.0 -0.3

Recreation services(8)

3.702 3.5 0.3 0.6 0.2 0.4

Video and audio services(8)

1.245 3.9 0.3 0.6 0.2 0.4

Cable and satellite television service(10)

1.171 4.7 0.4 0.5 0.1 0.5

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

0.074 -6.6 -0.8 0.9 2.0 -0.8

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

  -10.1 -2.2 1.0 0.3 -2.2

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

  2.3 0.7 -1.3 1.5 0.7

Pet services including veterinary(2)

0.550 4.0 0.2 -0.4 0.3 0.3

Veterinarian services(2)(3)

  3.2 0.2 -1.0 0.2 0.3

Photographers and photo processing(1)(2)

0.043 0.3 0.0 1.0 -0.6 0.0

Other recreation services(2)

1.863 3.1 0.4 0.8 0.2 0.4

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

0.661 2.2 0.0 0.4 0.2 0.0

Admissions(1)

0.677 3.2 1.0 1.4 0.3 1.0

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

  4.5 -0.1 1.7 -0.6 -0.1

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

    0.2 1.3 1.3 0.2

Fees for lessons or instructions(1)(6)

0.215 5.2 -0.6 0.2 0.1 -0.6

Education and communication services(8)

6.064 1.7 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.4

Tuition, other school fees, and childcare

2.815 2.0 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.4

College tuition and fees

1.505 1.7 1.0 0.1 0.1 0.5

Elementary and high school tuition and fees

0.420 2.4 0.1 0.3 -0.3 -0.5

Day care and preschool(9)

0.740 2.4 1.1 0.5 0.0 0.7

Technical and business school tuition and fees(2)

0.035 1.5 -0.3 0.4 0.4 -0.1

Postage and delivery services(2)

0.109 3.2 -0.1 0.4 0.5 0.2

Postage

0.099 2.9 0.0 0.3 0.4 0.4

Delivery services(2)

0.010 6.4 -1.9 1.0 1.4 -1.8

Telephone services(1)(2)

2.265 0.8 0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.2

Wireless telephone services(1)(2)

1.853 -0.6 0.4 -0.2 -0.2 0.4

Land-line telephone services(1)(8)

0.412 7.3 -0.5 0.4 1.3 -0.5

Internet services and electronic information providers(2)

0.864 2.6 0.6 0.4 1.1 0.6

Other personal services(1)(8)

1.640 3.4 0.1 1.2 0.4 0.1

Personal care services(1)

0.686 5.0 -0.4 2.2 0.6 -0.4

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

0.686 5.0 -0.4 2.2 0.6 -0.4

Miscellaneous personal services(1)

0.954 2.3 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5

Legal services(1)(6)

0.239 2.3 1.8 0.0 0.0 1.8

Funeral expenses(1)(6)

0.135 1.4 0.0 -0.1 0.2 0.0

Laundry and dry cleaning services(1)(2)

0.221 6.0 0.2 1.0 2.0 0.2

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

0.029 0.8 0.8 0.2 -0.7 0.8

Financial services(6)

0.221 -0.1 -0.4 1.0 -0.4 -0.2

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

  -3.4 0.0 0.1 -0.5 0.0

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

  2.6 -0.7 1.1 -0.2 -0.7

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 1982=100 base.
(13) Indexes on a December 1996=100 base.

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