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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, May 2020 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Apr.
2020
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
May
2019
Apr.
2020
May
2020
May
2019-
May
2020
Apr.
2020-
May
2020
Feb.
2020-
Mar.
2020
Mar.
2020-
Apr.
2020
Apr.
2020-
May
2020

All items less food

85.830 255.759 254.746 254.486 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -1.2 -0.2

All items less shelter

66.482 235.131 232.860 232.598 -1.1 -0.1 -0.7 -1.2 -0.2

All items less food and shelter

52.312 229.061 224.331 223.627 -2.4 -0.3 -0.9 -1.9 -0.4

All items less food, shelter, and energy

46.534 232.280 233.740 232.916 0.3 -0.4 -0.2 -0.7 -0.3

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

43.953 238.051 239.563 238.773 0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.8 -0.2

All items less medical care

91.019 244.629 243.907 243.812 -0.3 0.0 -0.5 -0.9 -0.1

All items less energy

94.223 261.203 265.465 265.471 1.6 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.1

Commodities

37.134 187.236 182.141 182.064 -2.8 0.0 -1.0 -1.6 -0.1

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.700 145.740 144.685 144.091 -1.1 -0.4 -0.5 -0.7 -0.2

Commodities less food

22.964 155.507 146.008 145.341 -6.5 -0.5 -1.9 -3.4 -0.6

Commodities less food and beverages

21.922 152.161 142.355 141.639 -6.9 -0.5 -2.0 -3.5 -0.6

Services

62.866 323.964 329.866 329.958 1.9 0.0 -0.1 -0.3 0.0

Services less rent of shelter(1)

29.718 341.281 345.544 344.834 1.0 -0.2 -0.2 -0.6 -0.3

Services less medical care services

55.516 308.204 312.451 312.350 1.3 0.0 -0.1 -0.4 -0.2

Durables

10.770 104.849 104.336 104.309 -0.5 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 0.2

Nondurables

26.364 229.875 221.622 221.514 -3.6 0.0 -1.3 -2.5 -0.3

Nondurables less food

12.194 205.504 184.081 182.539 -11.2 -0.8 -3.0 -6.7 -1.3

Nondurables less food and beverages

11.152 202.572 179.517 177.787 -12.2 -1.0 -3.3 -7.3 -1.5

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

8.353 255.619 221.427 220.969 -13.6 -0.2 -3.7 -8.1 -1.2

Nondurables less food and apparel

9.395 254.108 223.707 223.420 -12.1 -0.1 -3.3 -7.3 -1.0

Housing

42.510 265.137 270.184 270.823 2.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2

Education and communication(2)

6.812 137.199 139.378 139.340 1.6 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1

Education(2)

3.049 264.199 269.614 269.725 2.1 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.2

Communication(2)

3.763 72.989 73.854 73.793 1.1 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0

Information and information processing(2)

3.650 68.994 69.756 69.699 1.0 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.331 7.371 7.364 7.350 -0.3 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.0

Recreation(2)

5.853 120.254 121.935 122.779 2.1 0.7 0.1 -0.2 0.9

Video and audio(2)

1.537 104.381 106.510 106.530 2.1 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.2

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.201 177.868 179.555 179.788 1.1 0.1 -0.2 -0.5 0.1

Photography(2)

0.073 73.309 75.445 74.506 1.6 -1.2 0.1 -1.4 -0.9

Food and beverages

15.212 257.791 266.137 267.792 3.9 0.6 0.3 1.4 0.7

Domestically produced farm food

6.596 249.781 259.558 262.316 5.0 1.1 0.5 2.4 1.1

Other services

11.790 357.190 365.780 367.263 2.8 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.5

Apparel less footwear

2.145 117.389 110.865 107.006 -8.8 -3.5 -1.8 -4.9 -2.5

Fuels and utilities

4.325 241.390 239.897 240.361 -0.4 0.2 -0.6 -0.2 -0.4

Household energy

3.225 198.961 195.534 195.974 -1.5 0.2 -0.9 -0.4 -0.6

Medical care

8.981 494.928 517.053 519.194 4.9 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5

Transportation

14.658 215.391 193.732 191.419 -11.1 -1.2 -2.9 -5.9 -1.8

Private transportation

13.539 210.674 191.079 188.771 -10.4 -1.2 -2.4 -5.6 -1.7

New and used motor vehicles(2)

7.330 99.416 98.987 98.717 -0.7 -0.3 -0.1 -0.3 0.0

Utilities and public transportation

8.812 218.195 214.801 214.913 -1.5 0.1 -1.2 -1.1 -0.7

Household furnishings and operations

4.667 123.344 124.961 125.373 1.6 0.3 -0.1 0.5 0.4

Other goods and services

3.174 449.896 461.294 460.730 2.4 -0.1 0.3 -0.1 -0.1

Personal care

2.577 233.542 238.181 237.997 1.9 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -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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Last Modified Date: June 10, 2020