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Table 3. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U. S. city average, special aggregate indexes

Table 3. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U.S. city average, special aggregate indexes, December 2019 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Nov.
2019
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Dec.
2018
Nov.
2019
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2018-
Dec.
2019
Nov.
2019-
Dec.
2019
Sep.
2019-
Oct.
2019
Oct.
2019-
Nov.
2019
Nov.
2019-
Dec.
2019

All items less food

86.751 250.605 256.839 256.516 2.4 -0.1 0.4 0.3 0.2

All items less shelter

66.511 230.492 235.162 234.656 1.8 -0.2 0.5 0.3 0.2

All items less food and shelter

53.262 224.062 228.802 228.109 1.8 -0.3 0.6 0.3 0.3

All items less food, shelter, and energy

45.782 229.872 233.955 233.426 1.5 -0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1

All items less food, shelter, energy, and used cars and trucks

43.458 235.524 239.999 239.454 1.7 -0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1

All items less medical care

91.170 239.900 245.206 244.861 2.1 -0.1 0.3 0.3 0.2

All items less energy

92.519 257.794 263.545 263.450 2.2 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.1

Commodities

36.615 181.754 185.186 184.441 1.5 -0.4 0.4 0.2 0.4

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

16.843 144.001 145.111 144.230 0.2 -0.6 -0.3 0.0 0.1

Commodities less food

23.366 149.403 152.412 151.332 1.3 -0.7 0.5 0.2 0.5

Commodities less food and beverages

22.411 145.964 148.997 147.899 1.3 -0.7 0.6 0.2 0.5

Services

63.385 319.794 328.311 328.603 2.8 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.2

Services less rent of shelter(1)

30.264 338.672 346.023 346.068 2.2 0.0 0.6 0.3 0.1

Services less medical care services

56.244 304.397 311.687 311.903 2.5 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.1

Durables

9.697 104.169 103.902 103.695 -0.5 -0.2 0.1 -0.4 -0.4

Nondurables

26.918 221.263 227.202 226.120 2.2 -0.5 0.5 0.4 0.6

Nondurables less food

13.669 192.750 199.858 197.719 2.6 -1.1 0.9 0.3 1.1

Nondurables less food and beverages

12.714 189.142 196.581 194.325 2.7 -1.1 1.0 0.3 1.1

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

9.765 236.038 246.704 245.365 4.0 -0.5 2.2 0.4 1.3

Nondurables less food and apparel

10.720 236.236 246.041 244.816 3.6 -0.5 1.9 0.3 1.2

Housing

42.258 261.360 267.925 268.236 2.6 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1

Education and communication(2)

6.535 136.976 138.920 138.839 1.4 -0.1 0.0 0.3 0.1

Education(2)

3.048 263.199 268.880 268.700 2.1 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Communication(2)

3.486 73.007 73.578 73.541 0.7 -0.1 0.0 0.5 0.0

Information and information processing(2)

3.375 69.134 69.569 69.532 0.6 -0.1 0.0 0.5 0.0

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.162 7.442 7.376 7.347 -1.3 -0.4 -0.6 0.5 -0.2

Recreation(2)

5.640 119.705 121.381 121.545 1.5 0.1 0.7 0.4 0.1

Video and audio(2)

1.795 103.800 104.946 105.427 1.6 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.8

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.030 174.113 179.583 180.308 3.6 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.4

Photography(2)

0.072 74.095 74.443 72.665 -1.9 -2.4 0.2 0.1 -1.2

Food and beverages

14.204 255.023 259.080 259.403 1.7 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2

Domestically produced farm food

5.983 247.826 249.460 249.635 0.7 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.0

Other services

11.557 355.373 362.303 363.215 2.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3

Apparel less footwear

2.284 113.249 115.053 110.983 -2.0 -3.5 -2.1 0.0 0.5

Fuels and utilities

4.561 242.343 241.459 241.788 -0.2 0.1 1.4 0.4 -0.1

Household energy

3.462 200.390 198.123 198.426 -1.0 0.2 1.7 0.5 -0.2

Medical care

8.830 487.409 507.541 509.689 4.6 0.4 1.0 0.3 0.6

Transportation

16.376 204.541 209.763 208.482 1.9 -0.6 1.0 0.3 0.5

Private transportation

15.231 200.605 205.317 204.610 2.0 -0.3 1.2 0.4 0.7

New and used motor vehicles(2)

6.794 99.147 98.441 98.495 -0.7 0.1 0.5 0.2 -0.3

Utilities and public transportation

9.249 215.975 218.568 217.864 0.9 -0.3 0.8 0.4 -0.2

Household furnishings and operations

4.208 122.265 123.733 123.462 1.0 -0.2 -0.2 0.0 -0.4

Other goods and services

3.209 445.059 456.262 455.413 2.3 -0.2 0.2 0.2 -0.1

Personal care

2.527 231.818 235.797 235.310 1.5 -0.2 0.4 0.1 -0.2

Footnotes
(1) Indexes on a December 1982=100 base.
(2) Indexes on a December 1997=100 base.
(3) Indexes on a December 1988=100 base.

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Last Modified Date: January 14, 2020