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, March 2017 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Feb.
2017
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Mar.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Mar.
2016-
Mar.
2017
Feb.
2017-
Mar.
2017
Dec.
2016-
Jan.
2017
Jan.
2017-
Feb.
2017
Feb.
2017-
Mar.
2017

All items less food

86.343 236.602 242.791 242.962 2.7 0.1 0.6 0.1 -0.4

All items less shelter

66.439 222.363 226.424 226.469 1.8 0.0 0.7 0.0 -0.5

All items less food and shelter

52.783 215.747 220.539 220.508 2.2 0.0 0.9 0.0 -0.7

All items less food, shelter, and energy

45.630 224.802 227.066 226.956 1.0 0.0 0.4 0.2 -0.3

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

43.656 229.479 232.534 232.304 1.2 -0.1 0.4 0.2 -0.3

All items less medical care

91.445 227.545 232.526 232.732 2.3 0.1 0.6 0.1 -0.3

All items less energy

92.847 245.913 250.097 250.277 1.8 0.1 0.3 0.2 -0.1

Commodities

36.306 178.437 180.607 181.136 1.5 0.3 1.0 -0.2 -0.7

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.151 147.024 146.655 146.911 -0.1 0.2 0.5 0.1 -0.3

Commodities less food

22.649 147.528 150.122 150.691 2.1 0.4 1.6 -0.5 -1.3

Commodities less food and beverages

21.701 144.277 146.864 147.435 2.2 0.4 1.7 -0.5 -1.3

Services

63.694 297.024 305.710 305.590 2.9 0.0 0.3 0.3 -0.1

Services less rent of shelter(1)

30.473 319.935 328.065 327.067 2.2 -0.3 0.3 0.4 -0.3

Services less medical care services

56.997 282.437 290.543 290.423 2.8 0.0 0.3 0.3 -0.1

Durables

9.256 108.525 106.326 106.343 -2.0 0.0 0.3 -0.3 -0.3

Nondurables

27.050 212.806 217.861 218.705 2.8 0.4 1.2 -0.1 -1.0

Nondurables less food

13.394 183.308 191.649 192.856 5.2 0.6 2.2 -0.8 -2.1

Nondurables less food and beverages

12.446 179.677 188.358 189.614 5.5 0.7 2.4 -0.8 -2.2

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

9.354 216.383 231.377 232.124 7.3 0.3 2.5 -1.9 -2.2

Nondurables less food and apparel

10.302 217.611 231.437 232.147 6.7 0.3 2.3 -1.8 -2.0

Housing

42.579 241.485 248.693 248.978 3.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.1

Education and communication(2)

6.908 139.279 138.796 136.234 -2.2 -1.8 0.0 -0.2 -1.8

Education(2)

3.179 244.876 251.356 251.113 2.5 -0.1 0.0 0.3 0.0

Communication(2)

3.729 80.088 77.874 75.275 -6.0 -3.3 0.0 -0.6 -3.5

Information and information processing(2)

3.590 76.199 73.974 71.409 -6.3 -3.5 0.0 -0.7 -3.6

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.163 7.919 7.694 7.666 -3.2 -0.4 0.2 -0.9 -0.8

Recreation(2)

5.700 117.071 118.375 118.573 1.3 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.0

Video and audio(2)

1.874 101.510 103.132 104.011 2.5 0.9 0.7 0.8 0.3

Pets, pet products and services(2)

0.948 168.942 170.166 170.197 0.7 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

Photography(2)

0.088 74.233 76.153 75.883 2.2 -0.4 -0.2 0.5 -0.4

Food and beverages

14.605 247.677 248.595 248.967 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3

Domestically produced farm food

6.567 248.842 245.365 246.104 -1.1 0.3 -0.1 0.1 0.7

Other services

11.844 345.176 349.503 346.601 0.4 -0.8 0.3 0.2 -0.9

Apparel less footwear

2.413 120.371 119.376 121.342 0.8 1.6 1.6 1.1 -1.0

Fuels and utilities

4.999 223.918 233.688 232.714 3.9 -0.4 0.5 0.7 -0.3

Household energy

3.825 186.198 194.837 193.703 4.0 -0.6 0.4 0.9 -0.5

Medical care

8.555 458.620 474.546 474.561 3.5 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.1

Transportation

15.405 191.257 199.147 200.091 4.6 0.5 2.2 -0.5 -1.4

Private transportation

14.297 185.706 194.019 194.890 4.9 0.4 2.2 -0.7 -1.6

New and used motor vehicles(2)

6.399 101.180 99.482 99.582 -1.6 0.1 0.3 -0.1 -0.6

Utilities and public transportation

9.895 213.433 216.950 214.482 0.5 -1.1 0.4 0.6 -1.2

Household furnishings and operations

4.019 122.389 121.508 121.548 -0.7 0.0 0.3 -0.1 0.0

Other goods and services

3.156 420.632 427.992 428.336 1.8 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Personal care

2.496 223.241 226.263 226.301 1.4 0.0 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.

NOTE: Index applies to a month as a whole, not to any specific date.

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