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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, February 2020 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Jan.
2020
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Feb.
2019
Jan.
2020
Feb.
2020
Feb.
2019-
Feb.
2020
Jan.
2020-
Feb.
2020
Nov.
2019-
Dec.
2019
Dec.
2019-
Jan.
2020
Jan.
2020-
Feb.
2020

All items less food

86.217 252.077 257.476 258.165 2.4 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.0

All items less shelter

66.838 231.792 235.553 236.084 1.9 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.0

All items less food and shelter

53.056 225.199 228.926 229.390 1.9 0.2 0.3 0.0 -0.1

All items less food, shelter, and energy

46.374 231.788 234.373 235.659 1.7 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.2

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

43.870 237.480 240.588 241.844 1.8 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.1

All items less medical care

91.159 241.335 245.789 246.445 2.1 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1

All items less energy

93.318 259.817 264.540 265.734 2.3 0.5 0.1 0.2 0.2

Commodities

37.497 183.001 185.055 185.331 1.3 0.1 0.4 -0.2 -0.1

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.642 145.854 145.098 146.126 0.2 0.7 0.0 0.1 0.1

Commodities less food

23.714 150.341 151.711 151.792 1.0 0.1 0.5 -0.4 -0.4

Commodities less food and beverages

22.690 146.883 148.253 148.304 1.0 0.0 0.5 -0.4 -0.4

Services

62.503 321.623 329.987 331.139 3.0 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.2

Services less rent of shelter(1)

29.710 340.062 347.578 348.701 2.5 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.2

Services less medical care services

55.293 305.981 313.118 314.141 2.7 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.2

Durables

10.658 105.042 103.896 104.421 -0.6 0.5 -0.2 -0.4 0.2

Nondurables

26.838 222.655 226.998 227.015 2.0 0.0 0.6 -0.2 -0.1

Nondurables less food

13.056 193.659 198.307 197.680 2.1 -0.3 1.1 -0.5 -0.6

Nondurables less food and beverages

12.032 190.018 194.871 194.122 2.2 -0.4 1.2 -0.6 -0.6

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

9.192 234.377 245.172 241.692 3.1 -1.4 1.4 -1.0 -0.9

Nondurables less food and apparel

10.216 234.854 244.762 241.755 2.9 -1.2 1.3 -0.9 -0.7

Housing

42.137 263.057 269.468 270.281 2.7 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.2

Education and communication(2)

6.758 137.168 139.132 139.256 1.5 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.1

Education(2)

3.022 263.620 268.841 269.360 2.2 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.3

Communication(2)

3.736 73.097 73.790 73.793 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0

Information and information processing(2)

3.627 69.100 69.749 69.693 0.9 -0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.325 7.436 7.375 7.375 -0.8 0.0 -0.3 0.1 0.2

Recreation(2)

5.819 120.306 121.986 122.067 1.5 0.1 0.1 0.3 -0.3

Video and audio(2)

1.516 105.000 105.680 106.034 1.0 0.3 0.5 0.3 -0.6

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.199 176.081 180.442 180.819 2.7 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.1

Photography(2)

0.070 73.073 73.348 75.996 4.0 3.6 -0.7 0.9 3.6

Food and beverages

14.807 256.997 260.638 261.487 1.7 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.4

Domestically produced farm food

6.334 249.510 250.763 251.833 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.4

Other services

11.678 356.916 364.536 364.767 2.2 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.0

Apparel less footwear

2.168 118.417 112.770 116.710 -1.4 3.5 0.1 0.5 0.5

Fuels and utilities

4.367 241.549 243.739 242.951 0.6 -0.3 -0.1 0.4 -0.3

Household energy

3.282 199.581 200.219 199.117 -0.2 -0.6 -0.1 0.5 -0.6

Medical care

8.841 491.227 512.149 513.923 4.6 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.1

Transportation

15.663 204.236 208.284 207.772 1.7 -0.2 0.7 -0.6 -0.5

Private transportation

14.386 199.920 204.277 203.291 1.7 -0.5 0.8 -0.7 -0.6

New and used motor vehicles(2)

7.249 99.491 98.491 99.028 -0.5 0.5 -0.2 -0.4 0.2

Utilities and public transportation

8.938 216.505 219.206 219.886 1.6 0.3 -0.2 0.2 0.2

Household furnishings and operations

4.608 123.750 124.151 124.636 0.7 0.4 -0.2 -0.1 0.1

Other goods and services

3.135 448.150 458.336 460.144 2.7 0.4 -0.1 0.6 0.4

Personal care

2.549 233.515 237.024 237.978 1.9 0.4 -0.2 0.7 0.4

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: March 11, 2020