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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 2015
[1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Special aggregate indexes Relative
importance
Nov.
2015
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Dec.
2014
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015
Dec.
2014-
Dec.
2015
Nov.
2015-
Dec.
2015
Sep.
2015-
Oct.
2015
Oct.
2015-
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2015-
Dec.
2015

All items less food

85.761 233.079 235.633 234.758 0.7 -0.4 0.2 0.1 -0.1

All items less shelter

66.651 222.267 222.526 221.203 -0.5 -0.6 0.2 -0.1 -0.3

All items less food and shelter

52.412 216.110 215.878 214.341 -0.8 -0.7 0.2 -0.1 -0.3

All items less food, shelter, and energy

45.244 219.531 223.085 222.345 1.3 -0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1

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

43.656 224.183 227.870 227.132 1.3 -0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1

All items less medical care

92.164 224.921 227.042 226.213 0.6 -0.4 0.2 0.0 -0.1

All items less energy

92.832 239.186 244.023 243.711 1.9 -0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1

Commodities

37.044 181.926 179.825 178.016 -2.1 -1.0 0.0 -0.4 -0.6

Commodities less food, energy, and used cars and trucks

17.679 146.109 146.536 145.398 -0.5 -0.8 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1

Commodities less food

22.806 152.990 149.282 146.994 -3.9 -1.5 0.0 -0.5 -0.7

Commodities less food and beverages

21.794 149.965 146.120 143.787 -4.1 -1.6 -0.1 -0.5 -0.8

Services

62.956 287.129 294.118 294.263 2.5 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.1

Services less rent of shelter(1)

29.983 311.948 317.405 317.175 1.7 -0.1 0.4 0.3 0.1

Services less medical care services

56.906 273.341 279.865 280.013 2.4 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.2

Durables

8.808 108.500 107.926 107.599 -0.8 -0.3 -0.2 -0.2 -0.1

Nondurables

28.236 218.358 215.413 212.773 -2.6 -1.2 0.3 0.1 -0.2

Nondurables less food

13.997 194.603 187.637 183.309 -5.8 -2.3 0.3 0.2 -0.3

Nondurables less food and beverages

12.986 191.838 184.361 179.800 -6.3 -2.5 0.3 0.2 -0.4

Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel

9.596 238.493 224.255 219.395 -8.0 -2.2 0.4 0.4 -0.4

Nondurables less food and apparel

10.607 237.355 224.602 220.164 -7.2 -2.0 0.5 0.4 -0.3

Housing

42.555 234.658 239.325 239.514 2.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1

Education and communication(2)

7.095 137.410 139.527 139.388 1.4 -0.1 0.3 0.3 0.1

Education(2)

3.412 236.066 244.865 244.777 3.7 0.0 0.4 0.3 0.3

Communication(2)

3.683 80.681 80.355 80.227 -0.6 -0.2 0.2 0.3 -0.1

Information and information processing(2)

3.540 76.846 76.521 76.393 -0.6 -0.2 0.2 0.3 -0.1

Information technology, hardware and services(3)

1.085 8.182 7.932 7.896 -3.5 -0.5 0.4 -0.2 -0.3

Recreation(2)

5.733 114.875 115.763 115.625 0.7 -0.1 0.2 -0.2 0.0

Video and audio(2)

1.841 98.702 99.414 99.181 0.5 -0.2 0.5 0.1 0.0

Pets, pet products and services(2)

1.049 166.919 167.276 167.652 0.4 0.2 0.1 -0.4 0.2

Photography(2)

0.117 76.047 75.036 74.457 -2.1 -0.8 1.0 -0.5 0.4

Food and beverages

15.250 245.585 247.870 247.468 0.8 -0.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.2

Domestically produced farm food

7.015 251.370 251.236 250.262 -0.4 -0.4 0.2 -0.2 -0.4

Other services

12.086 335.162 342.467 342.517 2.2 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.2

Apparel less footwear

2.666 116.574 119.967 115.521 -0.9 -3.7 -0.9 -0.4 -0.3

Fuels and utilities

5.069 231.150 224.606 223.521 -3.3 -0.5 0.2 0.0 -0.6

Household energy

3.816 197.092 187.674 186.361 -5.4 -0.7 0.2 -0.1 -0.9

Medical care

7.836 439.720 451.371 451.072 2.6 -0.1 0.7 0.4 0.1

Transportation

14.720 199.777 194.404 191.528 -4.1 -1.5 0.1 -0.4 -0.8

Private transportation

13.587 194.641 188.675 186.117 -4.4 -1.4 0.0 -0.4 -0.9

New and used motor vehicles(2)

5.672 99.544 99.778 99.686 0.1 -0.1 -0.2 0.0 0.0

Utilities and public transportation

9.949 213.925 213.226 212.126 -0.8 -0.5 0.3 0.3 -0.4

Household furnishings and operations

4.137 122.237 121.994 122.100 -0.1 0.1 -0.1 -0.2 0.2

Other goods and services

3.421 410.642 418.351 418.298 1.9 0.0 0.5 0.1 0.0

Personal care

2.690 218.850 222.367 221.928 1.4 -0.2 0.5 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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