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, August 2019 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Jul.
2019
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Aug.
2018
Jul.
2019
Aug.
2019
Aug.
2018-
Aug.
2019
Jul.
2019-
Aug.
2019
May
2019-
Jun.
2019
Jun.
2019-
Jul.
2019
Jul.
2019-
Aug.
2019

All items less food

86.780 251.827 256.286 256.250 1.8 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.1

All items less shelter

66.651 232.615 235.071 234.853 1.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.4 0.0

All items less food and shelter

53.430 226.890 228.952 228.658 0.8 -0.1 -0.1 0.5 0.0

All items less food, shelter, and energy

45.656 229.489 232.735 233.367 1.7 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

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

43.236 234.829 238.181 238.745 1.7 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3

All items less medical care

91.320 241.006 245.000 244.836 1.6 -0.1 0.0 0.3 0.0

All items less energy

92.226 256.717 262.059 262.592 2.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2

Commodities

36.930 185.366 186.319 185.686 0.2 -0.3 -0.2 0.4 -0.3

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

16.892 144.432 145.166 145.392 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1

Commodities less food

23.710 154.439 154.270 153.408 -0.7 -0.6 -0.3 0.6 -0.4

Commodities less food and beverages

22.750 151.165 150.874 149.991 -0.8 -0.6 -0.4 0.6 -0.4

Services

63.070 317.932 325.866 326.489 2.7 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

Services less rent of shelter(1)

30.089 337.384 343.177 343.892 1.9 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.4

Services less medical care services

56.071 302.815 309.955 310.364 2.5 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2

Durables

9.858 104.669 105.369 105.331 0.6 0.0 0.5 0.3 0.2

Nondurables

27.072 226.897 227.936 226.909 0.0 -0.5 -0.6 0.7 -0.5

Nondurables less food

13.851 203.356 202.021 200.141 -1.6 -0.9 -1.3 1.3 -1.0

Nondurables less food and beverages

12.891 200.517 198.829 196.830 -1.8 -1.0 -1.4 1.4 -1.1

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

9.955 253.462 250.877 246.714 -2.7 -1.7 -2.2 1.7 -1.5

Nondurables less food and apparel

10.915 251.828 249.890 246.124 -2.3 -1.5 -2.0 1.6 -1.4

Housing

42.232 259.884 267.101 267.263 2.8 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.1

Education and communication(2)

6.488 137.336 137.595 138.154 0.6 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.0

Education(2)

3.010 260.613 264.882 266.979 2.4 0.8 0.1 0.1 -0.1

Communication(2)

3.478 73.983 73.219 73.272 -1.0 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.1

Information and information processing(2)

3.367 70.083 69.218 69.271 -1.2 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.1

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.168 7.481 7.397 7.420 -0.8 0.3 -0.2 1.0 0.4

Recreation(2)

5.595 118.972 120.128 120.458 1.2 0.3 -0.2 0.0 0.5

Video and audio(2)

1.782 103.991 103.922 104.380 0.4 0.4 -0.2 -0.1 0.7

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.029 172.538 179.051 178.751 3.6 -0.2 0.1 0.6 -0.1

Photography(2)

0.071 73.934 73.694 73.621 -0.4 -0.1 0.0 0.4 -0.7

Food and beverages

14.181 253.779 258.015 258.154 1.7 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Domestically produced farm food

5.993 248.105 249.258 248.907 0.3 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.2

Other services

11.449 353.802 358.051 359.320 1.6 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.2

Apparel less footwear

2.282 114.812 114.704 115.904 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.6 0.0

Fuels and utilities

4.643 245.052 245.205 244.540 -0.2 -0.3 -0.5 0.1 -0.2

Household energy

3.552 204.275 202.787 201.914 -1.2 -0.4 -0.8 0.0 -0.2

Medical care

8.680 484.172 497.687 500.916 3.5 0.6 0.3 0.5 0.7

Transportation

16.702 213.482 213.405 211.084 -1.1 -1.1 -0.7 0.8 -0.6

Private transportation

15.557 209.725 209.185 206.979 -1.3 -1.1 -0.7 0.8 -0.7

New and used motor vehicles(2)

6.944 99.985 100.371 100.407 0.4 0.0 0.6 0.2 0.3

Utilities and public transportation

9.296 218.312 219.139 218.690 0.2 -0.2 -0.4 0.1 0.2

Household furnishings and operations

4.240 121.138 124.361 123.818 2.2 -0.4 0.8 0.4 -0.1

Other goods and services

3.185 442.934 451.709 453.074 2.3 0.3 -0.1 0.5 0.3

Personal care

2.515 231.433 234.077 234.749 1.4 0.3 -0.2 0.4 0.3

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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