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Table 1. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U. S. city average, by expenditure category

Table 1. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U.S. city average, by expenditure category, November 2014
[1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Oct.
2014
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Nov.
2013
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013-
Nov.
2014
Oct.
2014-
Nov.
2014
Aug.
2014-
Sep.
2014
Sep.
2014-
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2014-
Nov.
2014

All items

100.000 233.069 237.433 236.151 1.3 -0.5 0.1 0.0 -0.3

Food

14.053 237.641 245.166 245.192 3.2 0.0 0.3 0.1 0.2

Food at home

8.322 233.639 242.121 241.576 3.4 -0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1

Cereals and bakery products

1.128 269.750 271.313 270.344 0.2 -0.4 -0.4 0.3 -0.2

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.983 238.761 259.840 260.457 9.1 0.2 0.7 -0.4 0.6

Dairy and related products(1)

0.884 217.463 228.831 228.412 5.0 -0.2 0.5 0.5 -0.2

Fruits and vegetables

1.364 289.195 297.528 293.978 1.7 -1.2 0.1 0.9 -0.7

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.947 165.228 167.350 167.511 1.4 0.1 0.2 0.6 0.5

Other food at home

2.017 203.422 206.460 206.210 1.4 -0.1 0.5 -0.4 0.4

Food away from home(1)

5.731 244.970 251.100 251.987 2.9 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.4

Energy

8.886 233.136 234.745 221.844 -4.8 -5.5 -0.7 -1.9 -3.8

Energy commodities

5.097 286.975 281.453 257.629 -10.2 -8.5 -1.1 -3.0 -6.4

Fuel oil(1)

0.155 366.749 341.771 329.681 -10.1 -3.5 -2.1 -4.0 -3.5

Motor fuel

4.847 282.423 277.290 252.897 -10.5 -8.8 -1.1 -3.1 -6.6

Gasoline (all types)

4.765 280.742 275.729 251.172 -10.5 -8.9 -1.0 -3.0 -6.6

Energy services(2)

3.789 191.984 200.471 197.459 2.9 -1.5 -0.2 -0.2 -0.3

Electricity(2)

2.941 197.442 206.667 202.889 2.8 -1.8 -0.7 0.5 0.1

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

0.848 173.035 179.226 178.558 3.2 -0.4 1.6 -2.7 -1.7

All items less food and energy

77.061 235.243 239.413 239.248 1.7 -0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1

Commodities less food and energy commodities

19.513 147.191 147.542 146.439 -0.5 -0.7 0.0 0.0 -0.4

Apparel

3.520 129.435 131.961 129.023 -0.3 -2.2 0.0 -0.2 -1.1

New vehicles

3.506 145.643 146.306 146.481 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.2 -0.1

Used cars and trucks

1.639 148.740 147.893 144.151 -3.1 -2.5 -0.1 -0.9 -1.2

Medical care commodities

1.735 337.006 346.324 347.616 3.1 0.4 0.5 0.0 0.6

Alcoholic beverages

1.000 235.470 238.045 239.551 1.7 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.8

Tobacco and smoking products(1)

0.705 885.518 909.872 909.610 2.7 0.0 -0.1 0.6 0.0

Services less energy services

57.547 288.792 295.434 295.911 2.5 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

Shelter

32.255 265.310 272.788 273.233 3.0 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3

Rent of primary residence(2)

7.032 270.698 278.985 280.123 3.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.3

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

23.964 273.437 280.046 280.840 2.7 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2

Medical care services

5.849 456.855 466.038 467.482 2.3 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.4

Physicians' services(2)

1.565 355.555 359.855 361.001 1.5 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.5

Hospital services(2)(4)

1.819 268.978 280.496 281.491 4.7 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2

Transportation services

5.565 283.116 286.691 288.174 1.8 0.5 0.1 0.8 0.3

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.153 262.934 268.094 268.389 2.1 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.1

Motor vehicle insurance

2.252 426.640 444.443 447.271 4.8 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.2

Airline fare

0.728 318.197 301.466 305.885 -3.9 1.5 -0.5 2.4 1.4

Footnotes
(1) Not seasonally adjusted.
(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 December 1982=100 base.
(4) Indexes on a December 1996=100 base.

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

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Last Modified Date: December 17, 2014
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