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

All items less food

86.772 252.116 256.250 256.401 1.7 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.0

All items less shelter

66.592 232.868 234.853 234.802 0.8 0.0 0.4 0.0 -0.1

All items less food and shelter

53.364 227.127 228.658 228.479 0.6 -0.1 0.5 0.0 -0.2

All items less food, shelter, and energy

45.782 229.910 233.367 233.432 1.5 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0

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

43.340 235.840 238.745 239.317 1.5 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.1

All items less medical care

91.263 241.287 244.836 245.020 1.5 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.0

All items less energy

92.418 257.118 262.592 262.969 2.3 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.1

Commodities

36.807 185.571 185.686 185.508 0.0 -0.1 0.4 -0.3 -0.4

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

16.919 145.350 145.392 145.933 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.1 -0.1

Commodities less food

23.578 154.598 153.408 153.002 -1.0 -0.3 0.6 -0.4 -0.7

Commodities less food and beverages

22.618 151.289 149.991 149.578 -1.1 -0.3 0.6 -0.4 -0.7

Services

63.193 318.312 326.489 327.076 2.8 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2

Services less rent of shelter(1)

30.154 337.734 343.892 344.128 1.9 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.2

Services less medical care services

56.147 303.130 310.364 310.866 2.6 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3

Durables

9.855 103.488 105.331 104.385 0.9 -0.9 0.3 0.2 -0.3

Nondurables

26.951 228.169 226.909 227.358 -0.4 0.2 0.7 -0.5 -0.4

Nondurables less food

13.723 205.322 200.141 200.521 -2.3 0.2 1.3 -1.0 -0.8

Nondurables less food and beverages

12.762 202.508 196.830 197.235 -2.6 0.2 1.4 -1.1 -0.9

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

9.790 253.690 246.714 245.336 -3.3 -0.6 1.7 -1.5 -1.1

Nondurables less food and apparel

10.751 252.167 246.124 244.867 -2.9 -0.5 1.6 -1.4 -1.0

Housing

42.260 259.941 267.263 267.822 3.0 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.3

Education and communication(2)

6.515 137.868 138.154 138.409 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0

Education(2)

3.034 262.336 266.979 268.357 2.3 0.5 0.1 -0.1 0.1

Communication(2)

3.481 74.099 73.272 73.195 -1.2 -0.1 0.4 0.1 -0.1

Information and information processing(2)

3.369 70.195 69.271 69.196 -1.4 -0.1 0.4 0.1 -0.1

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.172 7.502 7.420 7.363 -1.9 -0.8 1.0 0.4 -0.9

Recreation(2)

5.611 119.163 120.458 120.357 1.0 -0.1 0.0 0.5 0.0

Video and audio(2)

1.790 104.306 104.380 104.552 0.2 0.2 -0.1 0.7 0.3

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.028 173.248 178.751 178.723 3.2 0.0 0.6 -0.1 0.0

Photography(2)

0.071 74.154 73.621 74.095 -0.1 0.6 0.4 -0.7 0.5

Food and beverages

14.189 254.178 258.154 258.646 1.8 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.1

Domestically produced farm food

5.984 248.048 248.907 249.339 0.5 0.2 -0.1 -0.2 0.1

Other services

11.491 355.202 359.320 359.723 1.3 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.0

Apparel less footwear

2.306 120.684 115.904 119.572 -0.9 3.2 0.6 0.0 -0.5

Fuels and utilities

4.631 242.834 244.540 243.643 0.3 -0.4 0.1 -0.2 -0.1

Household energy

3.537 201.859 201.914 200.855 -0.5 -0.5 0.0 -0.2 -0.2

Medical care

8.737 484.708 500.916 501.468 3.5 0.1 0.5 0.7 0.2

Transportation

16.521 212.414 211.084 209.350 -1.4 -0.8 0.8 -0.6 -0.7

Private transportation

15.393 208.550 206.979 205.068 -1.7 -0.9 0.8 -0.7 -0.8

New and used motor vehicles(2)

6.947 98.261 100.407 98.751 0.5 -1.6 0.2 0.3 -0.6

Utilities and public transportation

9.278 217.562 218.690 218.639 0.5 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.3

Household furnishings and operations

4.221 121.390 123.818 124.183 2.3 0.3 0.4 -0.1 0.3

Other goods and services

3.194 443.409 453.074 453.193 2.2 0.0 0.5 0.3 0.1

Personal care

2.522 231.694 234.749 234.603 1.3 -0.1 0.4 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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Last Modified Date: October 10, 2019