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

All items less food

85.918 256.516 258.826 258.959 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.4

All items less shelter

66.680 234.656 237.052 237.289 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.5

All items less food and shelter

52.598 228.109 228.936 229.010 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.5

All items less food, shelter, and energy

46.554 233.426 237.342 236.831 1.5 -0.2 -0.1 0.3 0.1

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

43.776 239.454 242.169 241.759 1.0 -0.2 -0.1 0.4 0.1

All items less medical care

91.104 244.861 247.790 248.096 1.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.4

All items less energy

93.956 263.450 268.680 268.613 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.1

Commodities

37.280 184.441 185.594 186.063 0.9 0.3 -0.1 0.0 0.9

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.501 144.230 145.197 144.915 0.5 -0.2 -0.3 0.3 0.4

Commodities less food

23.198 151.332 149.704 149.989 -0.9 0.2 -0.3 0.0 1.2

Commodities less food and beverages

22.157 147.899 146.034 146.342 -1.1 0.2 -0.3 0.0 1.2

Services

62.720 328.603 334.031 334.030 1.7 0.0 0.1 0.3 0.1

Services less rent of shelter(1)

29.766 346.068 351.287 350.968 1.4 -0.1 0.2 0.5 0.0

Services less medical care services

55.409 311.903 316.523 316.606 1.5 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.1

Durables

10.944 103.695 107.612 107.691 3.9 0.1 0.4 -0.1 0.0

Nondurables

26.336 226.120 224.697 225.432 -0.3 0.3 -0.1 0.1 1.4

Nondurables less food

12.254 197.719 187.750 188.305 -4.8 0.3 -0.4 0.0 2.5

Nondurables less food and beverages

11.213 194.325 183.195 183.826 -5.4 0.3 -0.5 0.0 2.7

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

8.496 245.365 228.608 231.006 -5.9 1.0 -0.3 -0.2 3.0

Nondurables less food and apparel

9.537 244.816 230.503 232.599 -5.0 0.9 -0.3 -0.1 2.7

Housing

42.364 268.236 273.290 273.684 2.0 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.2

Education and communication(2)

6.815 138.839 141.534 141.549 2.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1

Education(2)

3.035 268.700 272.359 272.437 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2

Communication(2)

3.781 73.541 75.313 75.311 2.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

Information and information processing(2)

3.669 69.532 71.176 71.171 2.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.296 7.347 7.280 7.288 -0.8 0.1 -0.2 0.1 0.2

Recreation(2)

5.818 121.545 123.016 122.692 0.9 -0.3 0.4 0.4 -0.3

Video and audio(2)

1.534 105.427 107.882 108.207 2.6 0.3 0.2 -0.2 0.4

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.189 180.308 180.412 181.066 0.4 0.4 -0.2 0.5 0.3

Photography(2)

0.073 72.665 76.341 74.997 3.2 -1.8 0.3 -0.1 -0.4

Food and beverages

15.123 259.403 268.539 269.383 3.8 0.3 0.2 -0.1 0.3

Domestically produced farm food

6.477 249.635 258.692 259.404 3.9 0.3 0.1 -0.1 0.2

Other services

11.788 363.215 371.190 371.076 2.2 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.0

Apparel less footwear

2.062 110.983 108.165 106.018 -4.5 -2.0 -1.9 0.8 1.7

Fuels and utilities

4.366 241.788 245.807 247.236 2.3 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.4

Household energy

3.261 198.426 200.670 202.017 1.8 0.7 0.8 1.1 0.4

Medical care

8.896 509.689 519.848 518.766 1.8 -0.2 -0.4 -0.1 -0.2

Transportation

15.120 208.482 202.828 203.560 -2.4 0.4 0.0 0.3 1.4

Private transportation

13.965 204.610 200.039 201.523 -1.5 0.7 -0.2 0.1 1.6

New and used motor vehicles(2)

7.547 98.495 103.442 103.242 4.8 -0.2 0.4 0.0 -0.4

Utilities and public transportation

8.945 217.864 221.306 220.601 1.3 -0.3 1.0 0.8 -0.2

Household furnishings and operations

4.678 123.462 127.134 127.367 3.2 0.2 -0.3 0.7 0.2

Other goods and services

3.147 455.413 464.211 466.332 2.4 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5

Personal care

2.542 235.310 238.477 239.497 1.8 0.4 0.0 -0.1 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: January 19, 2021