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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, May 2015
[1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Apr.
2015
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
May
2014
Apr.
2015
May
2015
May
2014-
May
2015
Apr.
2015-
May
2015
Feb.
2015-
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2015-
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2015-
May
2015

All items less food

85.843 237.225 235.125 236.510 -0.3 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.5

All items less shelter

67.135 228.124 223.446 224.911 -1.4 0.7 0.2 0.0 0.6

All items less food and shelter

52.977 224.193 217.530 219.321 -2.2 0.8 0.3 0.0 0.7

All items less food, shelter, and energy

45.238 220.582 222.365 222.527 0.9 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1

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

43.572 224.746 226.729 226.847 0.9 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1

All items less medical care

92.221 228.333 226.479 227.707 -0.3 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.5

All items less energy

92.261 238.006 241.769 242.047 1.7 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1

Commodities

37.719 190.518 182.533 184.263 -3.3 0.9 0.4 -0.2 0.9

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.884 147.790 147.776 147.374 -0.3 -0.3 0.2 0.0 -0.1

Commodities less food

23.562 165.939 153.753 156.062 -6.0 1.5 0.8 -0.3 1.5

Commodities less food and beverages

22.553 163.283 150.735 153.084 -6.2 1.6 0.9 -0.3 1.5

Services

62.281 284.938 290.063 290.770 2.0 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.2

Services less rent of shelter(1)

29.791 311.695 314.401 315.271 1.1 0.3 -0.1 0.3 0.0

Services less medical care services

56.284 271.243 275.951 276.655 2.0 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1

Durables

9.023 111.086 110.212 110.197 -0.8 0.0 0.3 0.3 -0.1

Nondurables

28.696 230.251 218.244 220.974 -4.0 1.3 0.1 -0.4 1.3

Nondurables less food

14.539 218.293 194.292 199.037 -8.8 2.4 0.7 -0.7 2.4

Nondurables less food and beverages

13.530 217.043 191.485 196.477 -9.5 2.6 0.8 -0.8 2.6

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

10.087 276.855 235.013 244.171 -11.8 3.9 0.9 -0.9 3.7

Nondurables less food and apparel

11.096 271.938 234.235 242.584 -10.8 3.6 0.8 -0.8 3.4

Housing

42.233 232.744 236.777 237.175 1.9 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.0

Education and communication(2)

7.024 137.244 137.707 137.400 0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.2 -0.1

Education(2)

3.327 229.576 238.003 238.219 3.8 0.1 0.5 0.5 0.2

Communication(2)

3.697 82.470 80.422 80.015 -3.0 -0.5 -0.3 -0.1 -0.4

Information and information processing(2)

3.554 78.612 76.584 76.182 -3.1 -0.5 -0.4 -0.1 -0.4

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.127 8.410 8.212 8.139 -3.2 -0.9 -0.3 0.0 -0.6

Recreation(2)

5.765 116.018 116.045 116.190 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Video and audio(2)

1.862 100.773 100.249 100.058 -0.7 -0.2 -0.2 0.1 -0.2

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.049 165.739 166.727 167.484 1.1 0.5 0.2 -0.3 0.5

Photography(2)

0.118 78.046 75.452 74.956 -4.0 -0.7 -0.8 -0.4 -0.8

Food and beverages

15.166 242.065 245.746 245.846 1.6 0.0 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Domestically produced farm food

6.990 248.148 249.585 249.655 0.6 0.0 -0.5 -0.3 0.0

Other services

11.960 334.024 337.847 337.863 1.1 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1

Apparel less footwear

2.714 122.888 121.723 120.045 -2.3 -1.4 0.4 -0.4 -0.4

Fuels and utilities

5.168 234.483 228.304 228.748 -2.4 0.2 -0.9 -0.6 -0.7

Household energy

3.940 202.578 193.157 193.538 -4.5 0.2 -1.2 -0.9 -1.0

Medical care

7.779 434.874 446.663 447.213 2.8 0.1 0.3 0.7 0.2

Transportation

15.209 223.392 200.245 206.386 -7.6 3.1 1.1 -0.3 2.7

Private transportation

14.079 217.700 194.906 200.528 -7.9 2.9 1.3 -0.3 2.7

New and used motor vehicles(2)

5.798 101.422 101.680 101.749 0.3 0.1 0.6 0.2 -0.1

Utilities and public transportation

10.000 218.806 213.651 214.939 -1.8 0.6 -0.7 -0.2 -0.1

Household furnishings and operations

4.199 123.350 123.451 123.207 -0.1 -0.2 0.2 0.5 -0.3

Other goods and services

3.381 407.178 412.231 412.841 1.4 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.3

Personal care

2.668 217.697 219.852 220.101 1.1 0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.3

Footnotes
(1) Indexes on a December 1982=100 base.
(2) Indexes on a December 1997=100 base.
(3) 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: June 18, 2015
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