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

All items less food

85.818 236.425 234.580 235.125 -0.5 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.1

All items less shelter

67.141 227.302 223.014 223.446 -1.7 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0

All items less food and shelter

52.959 223.416 217.015 217.530 -2.6 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.0

All items less food, shelter, and energy

45.166 220.261 221.558 222.365 1.0 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.2

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

43.528 224.461 226.035 226.729 1.0 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.2

All items less medical care

92.252 227.509 226.093 226.479 -0.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1

All items less energy

92.207 237.414 241.135 241.769 1.8 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2

Commodities

37.752 190.176 182.318 182.533 -4.0 0.1 0.4 0.4 -0.2

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.896 148.024 147.574 147.776 -0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0

Commodities less food

23.570 165.856 153.493 153.753 -7.3 0.2 0.5 0.8 -0.3

Commodities less food and beverages

22.558 163.208 150.463 150.735 -7.6 0.2 0.5 0.9 -0.3

Services

62.248 283.637 289.323 290.063 2.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.3

Services less rent of shelter(1)

29.765 309.787 313.483 314.401 1.5 0.3 0.0 -0.1 0.3

Services less medical care services

56.284 269.922 275.388 275.951 2.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2

Durables

8.990 111.212 109.587 110.212 -0.9 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.3

Nondurables

28.762 229.635 218.297 218.244 -5.0 0.0 0.2 0.1 -0.4

Nondurables less food

14.580 217.984 194.444 194.292 -10.9 -0.1 0.3 0.7 -0.7

Nondurables less food and beverages

13.568 216.738 191.634 191.485 -11.7 -0.1 0.4 0.8 -0.8

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

10.128 275.938 235.475 235.013 -14.8 -0.2 0.3 0.9 -0.9

Nondurables less food and apparel

11.140 271.075 234.672 234.235 -13.6 -0.2 0.3 0.8 -0.8

Housing

42.258 231.689 236.435 236.777 2.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2

Education and communication(2)

7.031 137.279 137.564 137.707 0.3 0.1 -0.1 0.0 0.2

Education(2)

3.326 229.237 237.447 238.003 3.8 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.5

Communication(2)

3.705 82.612 80.432 80.422 -2.7 0.0 -0.4 -0.3 -0.1

Information and information processing(2)

3.562 78.755 76.596 76.584 -2.8 0.0 -0.3 -0.4 -0.1

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.127 8.444 8.197 8.212 -2.7 0.2 -0.6 -0.3 0.0

Recreation(2)

5.766 116.042 115.835 116.045 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.1

Video and audio(2)

1.863 100.821 100.088 100.249 -0.6 0.2 0.1 -0.2 0.1

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.054 165.154 167.180 166.727 1.0 -0.3 0.1 0.2 -0.3

Photography(2)

0.118 77.862 75.166 75.452 -3.1 0.4 -0.6 -0.8 -0.4

Food and beverages

15.194 241.103 245.689 245.746 1.9 0.0 0.1 -0.2 0.0

Domestically produced farm food

7.022 246.444 250.202 249.585 1.3 -0.2 0.0 -0.5 -0.3

Other services

11.961 333.805 337.185 337.847 1.2 0.2 -0.1 0.1 0.2

Apparel less footwear

2.714 123.842 121.474 121.723 -1.7 0.2 0.4 0.4 -0.4

Fuels and utilities

5.214 230.588 229.829 228.304 -1.0 -0.7 0.0 -0.9 -0.6

Household energy

3.985 198.267 194.967 193.157 -2.6 -0.9 -0.1 -1.2 -0.9

Medical care

7.748 434.054 444.020 446.663 2.9 0.6 0.0 0.3 0.7

Transportation

15.173 221.972 199.363 200.245 -9.8 0.4 0.8 1.1 -0.3

Private transportation

14.062 216.975 194.270 194.906 -10.2 0.3 0.9 1.3 -0.3

New and used motor vehicles(2)

5.773 101.325 101.032 101.680 0.4 0.6 0.3 0.6 0.2

Utilities and public transportation

10.017 215.605 213.584 213.651 -0.9 0.0 0.0 -0.7 -0.2

Household furnishings and operations

4.186 123.436 122.803 123.451 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.5

Other goods and services

3.389 407.030 412.402 412.231 1.3 0.0 -0.2 0.1 0.0

Personal care

2.674 217.715 219.877 219.852 1.0 0.0 -0.4 0.0 -0.1

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: May 22, 2015
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