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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, August 2014
[1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Jul.
2014
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Aug.
2013
Jul.
2014
Aug.
2014
Aug.
2013-
Aug.
2014
Jul.
2014-
Aug.
2014
May
2014-
Jun.
2014
Jun.
2014-
Jul.
2014
Jul.
2014-
Aug.
2014

All items less food

86.117 233.353 237.522 236.938 1.5 -0.2 0.3 0.0 -0.3

All items less shelter

68.053 224.732 228.084 227.302 1.1 -0.3 0.3 0.0 -0.4

All items less food and shelter

54.170 221.193 223.980 222.833 0.7 -0.5 0.4 -0.1 -0.6

All items less food, shelter, and energy

44.441 217.953 219.967 219.892 0.9 0.0 0.1 0.0 -0.1

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

42.752 221.819 224.013 223.910 0.9 0.0 0.1 0.0 -0.1

All items less medical care

92.461 224.497 228.652 228.245 1.7 -0.2 0.3 0.1 -0.2

All items less energy

90.271 234.071 238.203 238.454 1.9 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Commodities

38.930 188.202 189.706 188.872 0.4 -0.4 0.5 0.1 -0.5

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.614 147.164 146.560 146.595 -0.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 -0.1

Commodities less food

25.047 164.712 164.585 163.168 -0.9 -0.9 0.7 -0.1 -1.0

Commodities less food and beverages

24.057 162.065 161.910 160.418 -1.0 -0.9 0.8 -0.1 -1.0

Services

61.070 279.230 286.408 286.427 2.6 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0

Services less rent of shelter(1)

29.487 305.781 313.364 312.720 2.3 -0.2 0.1 -0.1 -0.2

Services less medical care services

55.252 265.788 272.782 272.816 2.6 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0

Durables(2)

9.002 112.047 110.723 110.475 -1.4 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 -0.2

Nondurables

29.928 226.000 229.200 228.044 0.9 -0.5 1.1 0.0 -0.7

Nondurables less food

16.045 214.599 215.916 213.286 -0.6 -1.2 1.6 -0.1 -1.5

Nondurables less food and beverages

15.055 213.192 214.557 211.685 -0.7 -1.3 1.7 -0.1 -1.7

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

11.741 272.469 275.455 270.054 -0.9 -2.0 1.6 -0.2 -2.0

Nondurables less food and apparel

12.731 267.895 270.625 265.859 -0.8 -1.8 1.5 -0.2 -1.8

Housing

41.532 228.564 234.475 234.571 2.6 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1

Education and communication(3)

6.965 136.119 137.499 138.139 1.5 0.5 0.2 0.0 -0.1

Education(3)

3.204 226.224 230.807 233.634 3.3 1.2 0.4 0.1 0.0

Communication(3)

3.761 82.293 82.378 82.229 -0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1

Information and information processing(3)

3.619 78.558 78.522 78.374 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Information technology, hardware and services(4)

1.143 8.445 8.389 8.345 -1.2 -0.5 0.0 -0.1 -0.3

Recreation(3)

5.715 115.336 115.838 115.311 0.0 -0.5 0.1 -0.1 -0.4

Video and audio(3)

1.844 99.652 99.993 99.267 -0.4 -0.7 0.0 -0.5 -0.6

Pets, pet products and services(3)

1.033 164.598 165.363 165.174 0.3 -0.1 0.3 -0.5 -0.1

Photography(3)

0.121 77.471 77.291 78.494 1.3 1.6 -0.4 -0.8 1.4

Food and beverages

14.873 237.348 242.674 243.497 2.6 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.3

Domestically produced farm food

6.908 241.667 248.383 249.398 3.2 0.4 -0.1 0.3 0.3

Other services

11.776 329.637 334.953 335.433 1.8 0.1 0.2 0.1 -0.2

Apparel less footwear

2.607 119.285 117.769 118.796 -0.4 0.9 0.6 -0.3 -0.3

Fuels and utilities

5.424 229.850 241.250 239.790 4.3 -0.6 -0.3 -0.2 -0.4

Household energy

4.244 198.685 209.550 207.603 4.5 -0.9 -0.5 -0.3 -0.6

Medical care

7.539 426.866 435.924 435.777 2.1 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0

Transportation

16.735 219.217 221.867 218.279 -0.4 -1.6 1.0 -0.3 -1.5

Private transportation

15.563 214.581 216.942 213.873 -0.3 -1.4 1.0 0.0 -1.4

New and used motor vehicles(3)

5.746 101.505 101.459 101.416 -0.1 0.0 -0.4 0.1 0.0

Utilities and public transportation

10.265 214.079 220.840 218.832 2.2 -0.9 -0.1 -0.5 -0.6

Household furnishings and operations

4.162 124.493 123.216 122.741 -1.4 -0.4 0.2 -0.1 -0.3

Other goods and services

3.327 402.403 408.483 408.898 1.6 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1

Personal care

2.629 215.289 218.165 218.423 1.5 0.1 -0.1 0.3 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: September 17, 2014
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