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June 15, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Consumer prices, May 2011 to May 2012

12-month percent change in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, not seasonally adjusted, May 2011–May 2012
CPI Percent change

All items

1.7

Food

2.8

Energy

-3.9

New vehicles

1.3

Used cars and trucks

3.5

Apparel

4.4

Shelter

2.3

Transportation services

1.9

Medical care services

3.9

These data are featured in the TED article, Consumer prices, May 2011 to May 2012.

 

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