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October 17, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Consumer Prices, September 2011 to September 2012

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

All items

2.0

Medical care

4.1

Apparel

2.7

Energy

2.3

Shelter

2.2

Food

1.6

Transportation services

1.5

New vehicles

1.0

Used cars and trucks

-1.6

These data are featured in the TED article, Consumer Prices, September 2011 to September 2012.

 

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