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 2018 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Jul.
2018
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Aug.
2017
Jul.
2018
Aug.
2018
Aug.
2017-
Aug.
2018
Jul.
2018-
Aug.
2018
May
2018-
Jun.
2018
Jun.
2018-
Jul.
2018
Jul.
2018-
Aug.
2018

All items less food

86.776 244.740 251.716 251.827 2.9 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.2

All items less shelter

67.189 227.274 232.755 232.615 2.4 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2

All items less food and shelter

53.965 221.191 227.132 226.890 2.6 -0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2

All items less food, shelter, and energy

45.887 226.459 229.748 229.489 1.3 -0.1 0.2 0.2 -0.1

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

43.458 231.773 235.146 234.829 1.3 -0.1 0.1 0.1 -0.1

All items less medical care

91.384 234.419 240.812 241.006 2.8 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3

All items less energy

91.921 251.467 256.545 256.717 2.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1

Commodities

37.440 180.763 185.531 185.366 2.5 -0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.153 145.074 144.792 144.432 -0.4 -0.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.4

Commodities less food

24.216 149.711 154.761 154.439 3.2 -0.2 0.1 0.0 0.3

Commodities less food and beverages

23.257 146.433 151.492 151.165 3.2 -0.2 0.1 0.0 0.3

Services

62.560 309.334 317.482 317.932 2.8 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.2

Services less rent of shelter(1)

30.124 330.451 337.460 337.384 2.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1

Services less medical care services

55.663 294.305 302.229 302.815 2.9 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.3

Durables

9.989 104.900 104.864 104.669 -0.2 -0.2 0.2 0.5 0.1

Nondurables

27.451 219.112 227.018 226.897 3.6 -0.1 0.0 0.2 0.0

Nondurables less food

14.227 192.537 203.811 203.356 5.6 -0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0

Nondurables less food and beverages

13.268 189.272 200.994 200.517 5.9 -0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

10.262 234.055 254.009 253.462 8.3 -0.2 -1.0 0.5 1.3

Nondurables less food and apparel

11.221 233.906 252.330 251.828 7.7 -0.2 -0.8 0.5 1.1

Housing

41.736 252.615 259.268 259.884 2.9 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.3

Education and communication(2)

6.566 135.702 136.770 137.336 1.2 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.2

Education(2)

2.979 253.805 257.477 260.613 2.7 1.2 0.2 0.3 0.5

Communication(2)

3.587 74.011 74.171 73.983 0.0 -0.3 0.2 0.2 -0.2

Information and information processing(2)

3.479 70.161 70.267 70.083 -0.1 -0.3 0.2 0.2 -0.2

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.203 7.574 7.481 7.481 -1.2 0.0 0.6 0.4 0.2

Recreation(2)

5.656 118.875 119.272 118.972 0.1 -0.3 0.2 0.2 -0.1

Video and audio(2)

1.815 104.861 103.973 103.991 -0.8 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.5

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.011 170.757 172.700 172.538 1.0 -0.1 0.2 0.0 -0.1

Photography(2)

0.072 76.312 72.913 73.934 -3.1 1.4 -2.5 -0.3 0.9

Food and beverages

14.183 250.212 253.476 253.779 1.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1

Domestically produced farm food

6.073 247.082 248.112 248.105 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.2 -0.1

Other services

11.494 347.624 353.050 353.802 1.8 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.1

Apparel less footwear

2.337 116.968 115.346 114.812 -1.8 -0.5 -1.0 -0.7 -1.9

Fuels and utilities

4.709 241.936 244.269 245.052 1.3 0.3 -0.9 -0.2 0.5

Household energy

3.634 203.169 203.747 204.275 0.5 0.3 -1.3 -0.3 0.6

Medical care

8.616 476.869 485.193 484.172 1.5 -0.2 0.4 -0.2 -0.2

Transportation

17.055 200.652 214.039 213.482 6.4 -0.3 0.4 0.3 0.9

Private transportation

15.897 196.210 209.959 209.725 6.9 -0.1 0.5 0.2 0.9

New and used motor vehicles(2)

7.049 98.772 100.071 99.985 1.2 -0.1 0.6 0.7 0.1

Utilities and public transportation

9.445 217.301 218.686 218.312 0.5 -0.2 -0.5 0.0 0.3

Household furnishings and operations

4.216 120.236 121.480 121.138 0.8 -0.3 -0.1 0.3 0.0

Other goods and services

3.181 433.328 443.170 442.934 2.2 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Personal care

2.534 227.105 231.655 231.433 1.9 -0.1 0.0 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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