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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
Apr
2022
Percent change from
Apr
2021
Apr
2022
Percent change from
Apr
2021
Apr
2022
Percent change from
Apr
2021

All Items

289.109 8.3 300.325 7.2    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

866.042   472.920      

Food and Beverages

296.915 9.0 300.047 7.8    

Food

298.711 9.4 301.840 8.0    

Food at home

282.161 10.8 286.582 9.3 281.075 8.2

Food away from home

323.559 7.2 326.649 5.8    

Alcoholic beverages

271.376 3.9 275.062 4.1    

Housing

295.259 6.5 315.371 5.6    

Shelter

348.389 5.1 382.640 3.1 376.867 3.8

Rent of primary residence(2)

362.951 4.8 383.169 2.5 386.973 3.0

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

356.439 4.8 395.373 2.8 403.791 3.5

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

356.458 4.8 395.028 2.8 403.791 3.5

Fuels and utilities

286.339 13.0 285.467 21.3    

Household energy

241.059 15.9 257.473 25.0 335.281 26.0

Energy services(2)(4)

240.865 13.7 241.446 17.6 335.526 17.7

Electricity(2)

242.778 11.0 240.543 14.9 361.872 12.8

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

230.916 22.7 225.203 23.7 272.127 27.0

Household furnishings and operations

142.110 9.9 138.292 9.3    

Apparel

127.126 5.4 129.657 3.0    

Transportation

266.892 19.9 255.695 18.2    

Private transportation

265.383 20.2 253.535 19.4    

Motor fuel

365.314 44.0 348.980 43.7 360.242 48.1

Gasoline

362.802 43.6 347.219 43.6 356.248 48.0

Medical Care

541.515 3.2 568.472 3.3    

Recreation(5)

129.892 4.3 136.369 5.0    

Education and Communication(5)

143.212 1.0 152.381 1.9    

Other Goods and Services

500.673 5.7 552.518 5.7    

Energy

298.469 30.3 294.285 33.2 342.506 34.8

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
Apr
2022
Percent change from
Apr
2021
Apr
2022
Percent change from
Apr
2021
Apr
2022
Percent change from
Apr
2021

All Items

284.575 8.9 298.451 7.9    

All Items (1967 = 100)(1)

847.663   466.164      

Food and Beverages

296.316 9.1 298.941 7.7    

Food

297.383 9.4 300.428 7.9    

Food at home

282.064 10.9 286.479 9.5 274.768 8.4

Food away from home

323.824 7.1 327.894 5.4    

Alcoholic beverages

276.997 4.0 273.130 3.9    

Housing

291.285 6.6 314.032 5.9    

Shelter

340.607 5.1 377.555 2.9 382.432 3.7

Rent of primary residence(2)

360.068 5.0 377.913 2.5 386.973 3.0

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

321.822 4.8 348.020 2.8 354.862 3.5

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

321.838 4.8 348.063 2.8 354.862 3.5

Fuels and utilities

283.066 12.6 284.620 20.4    

Household energy

237.686 15.4 256.326 23.8 328.818 23.6

Energy services(2)(4)

239.117 13.7 242.237 17.5 331.934 17.3

Electricity(2)

239.473 11.1 240.099 14.6 361.873 12.8

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

231.528 22.9 226.780 23.7 272.134 27.0

Household furnishings and operations

136.099 10.7 132.933 12.1    

Apparel

127.213 5.6 130.916 4.4    

Transportation

271.835 20.9 262.265 19.1    

Private transportation

270.248 21.3 259.472 20.2    

Motor fuel

365.994 43.9 348.087 43.8 360.375 48.0

Gasoline

363.811 43.6 346.406 43.6 356.252 48.0

Medical Care

550.265 3.4 570.610 3.2    

Recreation(5)

124.132 4.3 137.392 6.1    

Education and Communication(5)

129.793 0.4 137.737 1.5    

Other Goods and Services

552.323 5.8 640.451 6.0    

Energy

300.087 31.1 295.289 33.4 338.489 34.7

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.