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Table 3. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U. S. city average, special aggregate indexes

Table 3. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U.S. city average, special aggregate indexes, December 2014
[1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Nov.
2014
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Dec.
2013
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014
Dec.
2013-
Dec.
2014
Nov.
2014-
Dec.
2014
Sep.
2014-
Oct.
2014
Oct.
2014-
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2014-
Dec.
2014

All items less food

85.869 232.314 234.751 233.079 0.3 -0.7 0.0 -0.3 -0.5

All items less shelter

67.518 222.834 224.294 222.267 -0.3 -0.9 -0.1 -0.5 -0.6

All items less food and shelter

53.387 218.723 218.795 216.110 -1.2 -1.2 -0.2 -0.7 -0.9

All items less food, shelter, and energy

44.943 218.037 220.494 219.531 0.7 -0.4 0.2 -0.1 -0.1

All items less food, shelter, energy, and used cars and trucks

43.337 222.241 225.075 224.183 0.9 -0.4 0.2 0.0 -0.1

All items less medical care

92.350 223.631 226.365 224.921 0.6 -0.6 0.0 -0.3 -0.4

All items less energy

91.557 234.768 239.467 239.186 1.9 -0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0

Commodities

38.294 185.620 184.964 181.926 -2.0 -1.6 -0.4 -1.0 -1.2

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.866 146.798 147.346 146.109 -0.5 -0.8 0.1 -0.3 -0.3

Commodities less food

24.163 161.014 157.379 152.990 -5.0 -2.8 -0.6 -1.7 -2.1

Commodities less food and beverages

23.151 158.269 154.441 149.965 -5.2 -2.9 -0.7 -1.8 -2.2

Services

61.706 280.102 286.840 287.129 2.5 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2

Services less rent of shelter(1)

29.593 305.482 311.716 311.948 2.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2

Services less medical care services

55.807 266.629 273.094 273.341 2.5 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2

Durables(2)

8.942 110.704 109.016 108.500 -2.0 -0.5 -0.2 -0.7 -0.5

Nondurables

29.352 222.790 222.810 218.358 -2.0 -2.0 -0.4 -1.0 -1.3

Nondurables less food

15.221 208.623 203.028 194.603 -6.7 -4.1 -0.9 -2.3 -2.9

Nondurables less food and beverages

14.209 206.868 200.718 191.838 -7.3 -4.4 -1.0 -2.5 -3.1

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

10.749 261.666 249.944 238.493 -8.9 -4.6 -1.3 -2.9 -3.7

Nondurables less food and apparel

11.761 258.079 247.792 237.355 -8.0 -4.2 -1.1 -2.6 -3.4

Housing

41.873 228.892 234.315 234.658 2.5 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2

Education and communication(3)

7.037 136.857 137.708 137.410 0.4 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1

Education(3)

3.306 228.578 236.098 236.066 3.3 0.0 0.5 0.3 0.3

Communication(3)

3.731 82.344 81.002 80.681 -2.0 -0.4 -0.8 -0.5 -0.4

Information and information processing(3)

3.588 78.607 77.161 76.846 -2.2 -0.4 -0.9 -0.5 -0.4

Information technology, hardware and services(4)

1.134 8.392 8.247 8.182 -2.5 -0.8 0.0 -0.6 -0.7

Recreation(3)

5.725 114.855 115.026 114.875 0.0 -0.1 0.2 -0.2 0.0

Video and audio(3)

1.841 99.010 98.945 98.702 -0.3 -0.2 0.6 -0.5 0.1

Pets, pet products and services(3)

1.050 164.992 166.686 166.919 1.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2

Photography(3)

0.122 76.067 77.255 76.047 0.0 -1.6 -0.6 -0.3 -0.6

Food and beverages

15.143 237.820 244.902 245.585 3.3 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.2

Domestically produced farm food

7.017 241.358 250.058 251.370 4.1 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.5

Other services

11.893 331.067 335.308 335.162 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

Apparel less footwear

2.729 120.472 122.172 116.574 -3.2 -4.6 -0.3 -1.2 -1.6

Fuels and utilities

5.209 224.407 229.680 231.150 3.0 0.6 -0.1 -0.1 0.6

Household energy

3.999 192.224 195.703 197.092 2.5 0.7 -0.4 -0.4 0.6

Medical care

7.650 427.089 438.445 439.720 3.0 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.5

Transportation

15.743 212.911 206.874 199.777 -6.2 -3.4 -0.7 -2.0 -3.0

Private transportation

14.584 207.997 201.505 194.641 -6.4 -3.4 -0.9 -2.3 -3.0

New and used motor vehicles(3)

5.709 100.440 99.918 99.544 -0.9 -0.4 0.0 -0.4 -0.3

Utilities and public transportation

10.034 211.039 213.984 213.925 1.4 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.1

Household furnishings and operations

4.181 123.409 122.694 122.237 -0.9 -0.4 0.4 -0.2 -0.3

Other goods and services

3.368 404.097 409.825 410.642 1.6 0.2 0.3 -0.2 0.3

Personal care

2.660 216.109 218.752 218.850 1.3 0.0 0.3 -0.2 0.1

Footnotes
(1) Indexes on a December 1982=100 base.
(2) Not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Indexes on a December 1997=100 base.
(4) Indexes on a December 1988=100 base.

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

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Last Modified Date: January 16, 2015
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