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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, October 2014
[1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Sep.
2014
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Oct.
2013
Sep.
2014
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2013-
Oct.
2014
Sep.
2014-
Oct.
2014
Jul.
2014-
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2014-
Sep.
2014
Sep.
2014-
Oct.
2014

All items

100.000 233.546 238.031 237.433 1.7 -0.3 -0.2 0.1 0.0

Food

13.987 237.871 244.630 245.166 3.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.1

Food at home

8.282 234.418 241.578 242.121 3.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.1

Cereals and bakery products

1.122 270.303 270.660 271.313 0.4 0.2 0.2 -0.4 0.3

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.985 239.834 260.805 259.840 8.3 -0.4 1.5 0.7 -0.4

Dairy and related products(1)

0.878 216.596 227.604 228.831 5.6 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5

Fruits and vegetables

1.341 291.767 293.282 297.528 2.0 1.4 -0.8 0.1 0.9

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.937 166.361 166.080 167.350 0.6 0.8 -0.2 0.2 0.6

Other food at home

2.019 203.685 207.287 206.460 1.4 -0.4 -0.2 0.5 -0.4

Food away from home(1)

5.705 244.350 250.570 251.100 2.8 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

Energy

9.330 238.524 247.077 234.745 -1.6 -5.0 -2.6 -0.7 -1.9

Energy commodities

5.411 295.802 299.558 281.453 -4.9 -6.0 -3.9 -1.1 -3.0

Fuel oil(1)

0.161 365.450 355.892 341.771 -6.5 -4.0 -1.2 -2.1 -4.0

Motor fuel

5.156 291.812 295.716 277.290 -5.0 -6.2 -4.1 -1.1 -3.1

Gasoline (all types)

5.072 290.306 294.222 275.729 -5.0 -6.3 -4.1 -1.0 -3.0

Energy services(2)

3.919 194.248 207.824 200.471 3.2 -3.5 -0.6 -0.2 -0.2

Electricity(2)

3.053 200.392 215.054 206.667 3.1 -3.9 0.1 -0.7 0.5

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

0.866 173.329 183.376 179.226 3.4 -2.3 -2.8 1.6 -2.7

All items less food and energy

76.683 235.162 238.841 239.413 1.8 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.2

Commodities less food and energy commodities

19.428 147.814 147.268 147.542 -0.2 0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Apparel

3.468 131.070 130.324 131.961 0.7 1.3 -0.2 0.0 -0.2

New vehicles

3.487 145.488 145.880 146.306 0.6 0.3 0.2 0.0 0.2

Used cars and trucks

1.671 150.413 151.153 147.893 -1.7 -2.2 -0.3 -0.1 -0.9

Medical care commodities

1.731 337.478 346.347 346.324 2.6 0.0 -0.1 0.5 0.0

Alcoholic beverages

0.997 235.348 237.828 238.045 1.1 0.1 0.8 0.1 0.1

Tobacco and smoking products(1)

0.699 887.056 904.487 909.872 2.6 0.6 0.0 -0.1 0.6

Services less energy services

57.255 288.243 294.676 295.434 2.5 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.3

Shelter

32.100 264.719 272.165 272.788 3.0 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

Rent of primary residence(2)

6.990 269.960 277.998 278.985 3.3 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.2

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

23.839 272.623 279.292 280.046 2.7 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2

Medical care services

5.826 457.135 465.403 466.038 1.9 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2

Physicians' services(2)

1.561 355.354 359.879 359.855 1.3 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.1

Hospital services(2)(4)

1.808 269.270 279.540 280.496 4.2 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.2

Transportation services

5.488 281.697 283.425 286.691 1.8 1.2 -0.6 0.1 0.8

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.147 263.085 267.256 268.094 1.9 0.3 -0.1 0.4 0.3

Motor vehicle insurance

2.216 424.601 438.496 444.443 4.7 1.4 0.1 0.4 0.6

Airline fare

0.705 310.012 292.397 301.466 -2.8 3.1 -4.7 -0.5 2.4

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: November 20, 2014
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