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 2018 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Nov.
2018
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Dec.
2017
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Dec.
2017-
Dec.
2018
Nov.
2018-
Dec.
2018
Sep.
2018-
Oct.
2018
Oct.
2018-
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2018-
Dec.
2018

All items less food

86.745 245.785 251.657 250.605 2.0 -0.4 0.4 0.0 -0.1

All items less shelter

66.922 227.582 231.856 230.492 1.3 -0.6 0.4 -0.1 -0.2

All items less food and shelter

53.666 221.397 225.902 224.062 1.2 -0.8 0.5 -0.2 -0.4

All items less food, shelter, and energy

45.987 226.578 230.278 229.872 1.5 -0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2

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

43.605 232.147 235.969 235.524 1.5 -0.2 0.1 0.0 0.2

All items less medical care

91.355 235.426 240.766 239.900 1.9 -0.4 0.3 0.0 -0.1

All items less energy

92.321 252.510 257.692 257.794 2.1 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.2

Commodities

37.142 180.946 184.077 181.754 0.4 -1.3 0.5 -0.3 -0.7

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.154 144.064 144.816 144.001 0.0 -0.6 0.0 -0.1 0.1

Commodities less food

23.887 149.683 152.676 149.403 -0.2 -2.1 0.8 -0.7 -1.3

Commodities less food and beverages

22.916 146.359 149.295 145.964 -0.3 -2.2 0.8 -0.7 -1.4

Services

62.858 311.138 319.034 319.794 2.8 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3

Services less rent of shelter(1)

30.154 331.010 337.836 338.672 2.3 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.4

Services less medical care services

55.926 296.110 303.695 304.397 2.8 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3

Durables

9.897 104.083 103.913 104.169 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.1

Nondurables

27.245 219.981 225.342 221.263 0.6 -1.8 0.4 -0.8 -1.1

Nondurables less food

13.990 193.495 200.436 192.750 -0.4 -3.8 0.8 -1.7 -2.5

Nondurables less food and beverages

13.020 190.183 197.258 189.142 -0.5 -4.1 0.9 -1.9 -2.7

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

9.962 237.687 246.629 236.038 -0.7 -4.3 1.2 -1.7 -3.4

Nondurables less food and apparel

10.933 237.357 245.875 236.236 -0.5 -3.9 1.1 -1.6 -3.1

Housing

41.925 253.845 260.473 261.360 3.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4

Education and communication(2)

6.576 136.671 136.981 136.976 0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.5 0.1

Education(2)

3.044 256.469 263.119 263.199 2.6 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.2

Communication(2)

3.532 74.314 73.031 73.007 -1.8 0.0 -0.4 -1.1 0.0

Information and information processing(2)

3.424 70.458 69.153 69.134 -1.9 0.0 -0.4 -1.2 0.0

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.195 7.511 7.434 7.442 -0.9 0.1 -0.8 -0.4 0.3

Recreation(2)

5.649 118.336 119.147 119.705 1.2 0.5 -0.1 0.4 0.6

Video and audio(2)

1.815 103.844 103.995 103.800 0.0 -0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.2

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.015 170.000 173.488 174.113 2.4 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.4

Photography(2)

0.074 74.837 75.273 74.095 -1.0 -1.6 0.7 1.4 -0.7

Food and beverages

14.226 251.024 254.262 255.023 1.6 0.3 -0.1 0.2 0.4

Domestically produced farm food

6.049 246.920 247.172 247.826 0.4 0.3 -0.3 0.4 0.4

Other services

11.559 349.586 355.096 355.373 1.7 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2

Apparel less footwear

2.391 113.320 118.031 113.249 -0.1 -4.1 0.2 -1.2 0.0

Fuels and utilities

4.620 237.423 239.691 242.343 2.1 1.1 1.3 0.5 1.0

Household energy

3.524 197.705 197.632 200.390 1.4 1.4 1.7 0.3 1.3

Medical care

8.645 477.802 486.886 487.409 2.0 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.3

Transportation

16.725 203.023 209.924 204.541 0.7 -2.6 1.1 -0.8 -2.0

Private transportation

15.578 198.757 205.769 200.605 0.9 -2.5 1.2 -0.8 -2.0

New and used motor vehicles(2)

6.966 98.327 98.900 99.147 0.8 0.2 0.7 0.8 0.0

Utilities and public transportation

9.302 214.951 215.390 215.975 0.5 0.3 0.5 -0.3 0.5

Household furnishings and operations

4.226 119.778 121.778 122.265 2.1 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.3

Other goods and services

3.197 435.831 445.480 445.059 2.1 -0.1 0.2 0.3 -0.1

Personal care

2.538 227.736 232.024 231.818 1.8 -0.1 -0.1 0.3 -0.1

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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