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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, July 2015
[1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Jun.
2015
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Jul.
2014
Jun.
2015
Jul.
2015
Jul.
2014-
Jul.
2015
Jun.
2015-
Jul.
2015
Apr.
2015-
May
2015
May
2015-
Jun.
2015
Jun.
2015-
Jul.
2015

All items

100.000 238.250 238.638 238.654 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.3 0.1

Food

14.068 243.034 246.680 247.003 1.6 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.2

Food at home

8.258 239.820 241.494 241.993 0.9 0.2 -0.2 0.4 0.3

Cereals and bakery products

1.135 271.993 274.479 275.526 1.3 0.4 -0.1 0.5 0.2

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.983 253.767 261.189 261.639 3.1 0.2 -0.5 1.4 0.2

Dairy and related products(1)

0.845 225.140 219.696 221.443 -1.6 0.8 -0.7 -0.6 0.8

Fruits and vegetables

1.318 293.535 288.968 287.816 -1.9 -0.4 0.3 -0.4 0.3

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.939 165.211 166.824 167.421 1.3 0.4 -0.2 0.1 0.4

Other food at home

2.039 207.390 209.787 210.251 1.4 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.2

Food away from home(1)

5.810 249.210 255.846 255.905 2.7 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.0

Energy

8.318 257.907 220.861 219.852 -14.8 -0.5 4.3 1.7 0.1

Energy commodities

4.466 318.294 247.867 246.977 -22.4 -0.4 9.6 3.1 0.7

Fuel oil(1)

0.121 367.725 267.649 258.620 -29.7 -3.4 0.7 -1.9 -3.4

Motor fuel

4.263 314.901 245.147 244.584 -22.3 -0.2 10.2 3.3 0.8

Gasoline (all types)

4.199 313.514 244.226 243.736 -22.3 -0.2 10.4 3.4 0.9

Energy services(2)

3.853 211.563 204.843 203.674 -3.7 -0.6 -1.0 0.2 -0.6

Electricity(2)

3.079 217.930 217.468 216.406 -0.7 -0.5 -1.2 0.2 -0.4

Utility (piped) gas service(2)

0.773 189.659 164.205 162.733 -14.2 -0.9 0.0 0.3 -1.4

All items less food and energy

77.613 238.138 242.354 242.436 1.8 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1

Commodities less food and energy commodities

19.270 146.452 146.444 145.722 -0.5 -0.5 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1

Apparel

3.317 124.645 124.954 122.607 -1.6 -1.9 -0.5 -0.1 0.3

New vehicles

3.525 146.086 147.845 147.154 0.7 -0.5 0.2 0.1 -0.2

Used cars and trucks

1.665 152.857 150.970 151.119 -1.1 0.1 -0.4 -0.4 -0.6

Medical care commodities

1.767 344.687 354.524 355.235 3.1 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.1

Alcoholic beverages

0.999 236.387 238.911 239.092 1.1 0.1 0.2 -0.2 0.0

Tobacco and smoking products

0.716 904.614 929.542 935.913 3.5 0.7 0.4 0.8 0.0

Services less energy services

58.343 294.068 301.040 301.665 2.6 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

Shelter

32.759 271.115 278.461 279.559 3.1 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.4

Rent of primary residence(2)

7.148 276.248 285.031 286.090 3.6 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.3

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

24.302 277.886 285.436 286.220 3.0 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3

Medical care services

5.938 465.166 475.546 475.956 2.3 0.1 0.2 -0.2 0.1

Physicians' services(2)

1.586 358.585 366.541 367.450 2.5 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2

Hospital services(2)(4)

1.864 279.587 288.959 288.895 3.3 0.0 0.5 -1.1 -0.1

Transportation services

5.677 286.239 293.930 292.119 2.1 -0.6 0.7 0.4 -0.2

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.160 266.282 270.981 271.175 1.8 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.1

Motor vehicle insurance

2.308 436.342 457.774 460.041 5.4 0.5 0.2 0.3 0.6

Airline fare

0.781 315.012 324.953 297.324 -5.6 -8.5 5.7 2.0 -5.6

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: August 19, 2015
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