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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
Nov
2019
Percent change from
Nov
2018
Nov
2019
Percent change from
Nov
2018
Nov
2019
Percent change from
Nov
2018

All Items

257.208 2.1 270.643 1.9 283.526 2.1

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

770.482   426.181   824.078  

Food and Beverages

259.080 1.9 265.506 2.1 268.345 1.5

Food

259.467 2.0 266.106 2.2 269.785 1.3

Food at home

241.726 1.0 251.867 1.5 251.768 0.8

Food away from home

287.255 3.2 290.793 3.0 301.331 2.0

Alcoholic beverages

252.463 0.5 256.753 0.8 256.274 3.8

Housing

267.925 2.9 289.297 2.0 297.126 3.5

Shelter

321.267 3.3 360.772 2.5 352.412 4.0

Rent of primary residence(2)

335.819 3.7 365.561 3.1 364.041 2.5

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

329.745 3.3 373.820 2.3 374.641 3.1

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

329.785 3.3 373.516 2.3 374.641 3.1

Fuels and utilities

241.459 0.7 227.679 -0.5 302.251 -1.0

Household energy

198.123 0.2 200.435 -1.2 255.453 -1.1

Energy services(2)(4)

201.387 0.6 197.678 -0.1 268.780 -0.6

Electricity(2)

210.365 0.5 199.705 -0.3 304.177 0.1

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

171.629 1.1 179.008 0.4 200.074 -1.7

Household furnishings and operations

123.733 1.6 119.253 0.1 129.152 4.2

Apparel

122.986 -1.6 125.174 -2.4 135.676 -4.0

Transportation

209.763 -0.1 205.488 -0.1 190.692 -3.2

Private transportation

205.317 -0.2 196.995 -0.6 191.576 -3.2

Motor fuel

233.851 -1.3 223.968 -4.6 223.122 -7.7

Gasoline

232.575 -1.2 222.833 -4.6 220.542 -7.7

Medical Care

507.541 4.2 536.649 5.6 701.424 6.9

Recreation(5)

121.381 1.9 125.770 1.3 122.090 -1.5

Education and Communication(5)

138.920 1.4 146.347 3.0 171.341 3.2

Other Goods and Services

456.262 2.4 502.804 2.9 504.393 3.0

Energy

214.636 -0.6 210.061 -2.7 239.561 -3.9

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
Nov
2019
Percent change from
Nov
2018
Nov
2019
Percent change from
Nov
2018
Nov
2019
Percent change from
Nov
2018

All Items

250.644 1.9 266.452 1.8 282.162 1.7

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

746.592   416.183   815.550  

Food and Beverages

257.791 1.8 263.993 2.0 264.281 1.4

Food

257.799 1.9 264.410 2.1 265.848 1.3

Food at home

240.863 0.9 250.614 1.4 245.525 0.8

Food away from home

287.298 3.2 291.899 3.1 309.375 2.3

Alcoholic beverages

256.642 0.6 255.430 0.6 244.971 3.9

Housing

263.944 2.8 287.199 2.0 302.975 3.0

Shelter

314.240 3.4 356.948 2.5 356.907 3.3

Rent of primary residence(2)

332.407 3.7 360.738 3.1 364.041 2.5

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

297.670 3.3 328.842 2.2 329.245 3.1

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

297.700 3.3 328.877 2.2 329.245 3.1

Fuels and utilities

239.408 0.6 228.334 -0.3 302.918 -0.7

Household energy

196.178 0.2 201.072 -0.9 254.322 -0.8

Energy services(2)(4)

200.129 0.5 198.796 -0.1 267.032 -0.5

Electricity(2)

207.449 0.4 200.427 -0.4 304.178 0.1

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

171.486 0.7 180.051 0.4 200.079 -1.7

Household furnishings and operations

117.762 1.2 111.901 0.4 135.378 5.0

Apparel

122.663 -1.7 124.685 -2.3 139.949 -6.1

Transportation

209.057 -0.2 207.687 -0.4 195.393 -3.7

Private transportation

205.481 -0.3 200.230 -0.9 194.116 -3.9

Motor fuel

234.235 -1.2 223.377 -4.8 223.103 -7.7

Gasoline

233.090 -1.1 222.392 -4.8 220.545 -7.7

Medical Care

513.609 4.6 537.544 5.8 701.038 7.5

Recreation(5)

116.121 1.6 126.176 1.0 120.445 -1.7

Education and Communication(5)

126.506 1.2 132.306 2.8 151.639 2.8

Other Goods and Services

500.796 2.9 580.794 2.8 595.917 4.4

Energy

214.004 -0.6 209.758 -2.8 235.344 -4.1

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.