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20-2259-BOS
Friday, December 11, 2020

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Consumer Price Index, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — November 2020

Area prices up 0.4 percent over two months; up 0.4 percent from a year ago

The January 2021 Consumer Price Index for Boston-Cambridge-Newton area is scheduled to be released on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. (ET).

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): Indexes and percent changes for selected periods, Boston-Cambridge-Newton, Ma.-N.H. (1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted) (not seasonally adjusted)
Expenditure categoryIndexesPercent change from
Historical
data
Sep.
2020
Oct.
2020
Nov.
2020
Nov.
2019
Sep.
2020
Oct.
2020

All items

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASA0
283.391 284.6220.40.4 

All items (1967 = 100)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11AAA0
823.682 827.261   

Food and beverages

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAF
283.178 281.7195.0-0.5 

Food

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAF1
285.154 283.5925.1-0.5 

Food at home

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAF11
267.186266.773263.6674.7-1.3-1.2

Cereal and bakery products

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAF111
320.074 313.7404.2-2.0 

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAF112
285.734 281.1699.8-1.6 

Dairy and related products

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASEFJ
291.053 300.5665.73.3 

Fruits and vegetables

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAF113
354.133 339.2946.2-4.2 

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials(1)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAF114
162.718 170.7124.84.9 

Other food at home

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAF115
205.611 199.395-0.5-3.0 

Food away from home

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASEFV
316.585 318.4955.70.6 

Alcoholic beverages

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAF116
265.514 265.1173.5-0.1 

Housing

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAH
297.786 300.8041.21.0 

Shelter

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAH1
358.916358.279358.7081.8-0.10.1

Rent of primary residence(2)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASEHA
375.284374.695375.5953.20.10.2

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)(3)(4)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASEHC
385.336384.679385.2942.80.00.2

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence(2)(3)(4)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASEHC01
385.336384.679385.2942.80.00.2

Fuels and utilities

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAH2
261.519 293.352-2.912.2 

Household energy

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAH21
213.780212.629243.263-4.813.814.4

Energy services(2)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASEHF
229.664227.967268.291-0.216.817.7

Electricity(2)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASEHF01
282.198282.663293.256-3.63.93.7

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASEHF02
142.251137.916213.0626.549.854.5

Household furnishings and operations

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAH3
128.480 130.1110.71.3 

Apparel

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAA
128.971 119.418-12.0-7.4 

Transportation

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAT
180.884 185.881-2.52.8 

Private transportation

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAT1
184.528 187.393-2.21.6 

New and used motor vehicles(5)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASETA
103.868 108.9715.94.9 

New Vehicles(1)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASETA01
204.111 217.3815.96.5 

Used cars and trucks(1)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASETA02
347.173 346.8769.6-0.1 

Motor fuel

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASETB
188.492184.021182.899-18.0-3.0-0.6

Gasoline (all types)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASETB01
186.222181.768180.648-18.1-3.0-0.6

Gasoline, unleaded regular(6)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASS47014
178.631174.179172.966-18.9-3.2-0.7

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade(6)(7)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASS47015
210.033207.262206.408-12.9-1.7-0.4

Gasoline, unleaded premium(6)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASS47016
209.347205.434205.244-12.8-2.0-0.1

Motor vehicle insurance(1)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASETE
      

Medical care

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAM
694.815 692.641-1.3-0.3 

Recreation(5)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAR
116.973 114.852-5.9-1.8 

Education and communication(5)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAE
173.025 173.2491.10.1 

Tuition, other fees, and child care(1)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASEEB
1,422.666 1,425.8762.30.2 

Other goods and services

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAG
513.063 519.7833.11.3 

Commodity and service group

Commodities

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAC
191.749 190.730-0.4-0.5 

Commodities less food and beverages

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASACL11
145.869 145.076-4.4-0.5 

Nondurables less food and beverages

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASANL11
183.602 178.035-10.2-3.0 

Durables

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAD
108.257 110.9853.52.5 

Services

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAS
365.925 369.1420.80.9 

Special aggregate indexes

All items less shelter

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASA0L2
255.434 257.330-0.40.7 

All items less medical care

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASA0L5
267.775 269.1160.50.5 

Commodities less food

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASACL1
150.536 149.753-3.9-0.5 

Nondurables

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASAN
231.952 228.357-1.7-1.5 

Nondurables less food

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASANL1
188.725 183.573-8.9-2.7 

Services less rent of shelter(3)

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASASL2RS
389.959 397.989-0.52.1 

Services less medical care services

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASASL5
342.153 345.6020.91.0 

Energy

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASA0E
201.231198.684215.610-10.07.18.5

All items less energy

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASA0LE
294.507 294.7321.10.1 

All items less food and energy

Go to web page with historical data for series CUURS11ASA0L1E
297.102 297.6180.40.2 

Footnotes
(1) Indexes on a January 1978=100 base.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series were calculated using a geometric means estimator.
(3) Indexes on a November 1982=100 base.
(4) This index series underwent a change in composition in January 2010. The expenditure class now includes weight from secondary residences, and has been re-titled "Owners' equivalent rent of residences." The item stratum "Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence" excludes secondary residences.
(5) Indexes on a December 1997=100 base.
(6) Special index based on a substantially smaller sample.
(7) Indexes on a December 1993=100 base.

Note: Index applies to a month as a whole, not to any specific date.

 

Last Modified Date: Friday, December 11, 2020