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New England Consumer Price Index Card

 
Consumer Price Indexes for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. City
Average
Northeast
region
Boston-
Cambridge-
Newton
Oct
2021
Percent change from
Oct
2020
Oct
2021
Percent change from
Oct
2020
Oct
2021
Percent change from
Oct
2020

All Items

276.589 6.2 288.236 5.4    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

828.538   453.884      

Food and Beverages

282.943 5.1 287.264 4.7    

Food

284.205 5.3 288.670 4.9    

Food at home

265.478 5.4 270.004 4.0 265.552 -0.5

Food away from home

313.592 5.3 320.371 6.2    

Alcoholic beverages

264.748 2.2 267.533 1.0    

Housing

285.310 4.5 304.637 4.1    

Shelter

338.671 3.5 374.986 2.2 369.605 3.2

Rent of primary residence(2)

352.892 2.7 376.831 1.3 380.134 1.5

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)(3)

347.522 3.1 388.619 1.8 395.130 2.7

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)(3)

347.535 3.1 388.285 1.8 395.130 2.7

Fuels and utilities

270.577 10.4 252.666 15.9    

Household energy

225.447 12.7 223.704 18.4 255.807 20.3

Energy services(2)(4)

228.484 11.2 219.600 13.6 266.018 16.7

Electricity(2)

229.641 6.5 219.185 8.6 307.451 8.8

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

220.668 28.1 203.917 25.6 189.775 37.6

Household furnishings and operations

134.745 6.2 131.833 8.2    

Apparel

124.323 4.3 128.269 5.2    

Transportation

241.042 18.7 233.253 17.0    

Private transportation

241.413 20.3 232.151 20.1    

Motor fuel

289.665 49.6 283.299 48.9 282.358 53.4

Gasoline

288.501 49.6 282.237 49.1 279.498 53.8

Medical Care

527.564 1.3 550.296 0.5    

Recreation(5)

127.301 3.9 132.516 2.8    

Education and Communication(5)

143.974 1.8 152.601 2.4    

Other Goods and Services

483.592 4.2 536.030 4.4    

Energy

255.338 30.0 247.925 30.8 264.842 33.3

Footnotes
(1) For the Northeast, December 1977 = 100.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(3) Index is on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) This index series was formerly titled Gas (piped) and electricity.
(5) Indexes are on a December 1997=100 base.

Northeast region includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH includes Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk Counties in Massachusetts and Rockingham and Strafford Counties in New Hampshire.

 

Consumer Price Indexes for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted
(1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. City
Average
Northeast
region
Boston-
Cambridge-
Newton
Oct
2021
Percent change from
Oct
2020
Oct
2021
Percent change from
Oct
2020
Oct
2021
Percent change from
Oct
2020

All Items

271.552 6.9 285.769 6.0    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

808.869   446.356      

Food and Beverages

282.495 5.3 286.540 4.8    

Food

283.159 5.4 287.632 5.1    

Food at home

265.368 5.6 269.773 4.3 259.322 -0.1

Food away from home

314.268 5.3 322.469 6.2    

Alcoholic beverages

270.169 2.2 267.077 1.0    

Housing

281.548 4.5 303.087 4.2    

Shelter

331.311 3.4 370.797 2.0 374.821 2.7

Rent of primary residence(2)

349.828 2.8 371.796 1.3 380.134 1.5

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)(3)

313.766 3.2 342.135 1.9 347.251 2.7

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)(3)

313.783 3.2 342.179 1.9 347.251 2.7

Fuels and utilities

268.584 10.3 254.130 15.2    

Household energy

223.567 12.5 225.275 17.5 254.297 19.0

Energy services(2)(4)

227.426 11.3 221.922 13.9 264.817 15.9

Electricity(2)

227.057 6.8 220.663 8.8 307.452 8.8

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

222.367 29.3 206.700 25.7 189.780 37.6

Household furnishings and operations

128.760 6.4 125.061 9.1    

Apparel

124.010 4.5 127.652 4.8    

Transportation

245.569 20.9 239.507 18.5    

Private transportation

244.989 22.0 237.071 20.7    

Motor fuel

290.172 49.5 281.978 48.1 282.711 53.7

Gasoline

289.136 49.6 281.165 48.3 279.502 53.8

Medical Care

535.167 1.2 552.327 0.3    

Recreation(5)

121.258 3.5 133.454 3.3    

Education and Communication(5)

130.890 1.2 138.255 2.1    

Other Goods and Services

533.907 4.6 619.974 4.6    

Energy

255.485 31.0 249.218 31.3 264.602 35.0

Footnotes
(1) For the Northeast, December 1977 = 100.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(3) Index is on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) This index series was formerly titled Gas (piped) and electricity.
(5) Indexes are on a December 1997=100 base.

Northeast region includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH includes Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk Counties in Massachusetts and Rockingham and Strafford Counties in New Hampshire.