December 17, 2001
On a seasonally adjusted basis, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) was unchanged in November after decreasing 0.3 percent in October.
The energy index, which declined 6.3 percent in October, fell 4.4 percent in November. The index for petroleum-based energy declined 9.4 percent, while the index for energy services rose 0.1 percent. The food index, which rose 0.5 percent in October, declined 0.1 percent in November. Excluding food and energy, the CPI-U rose 0.4 percent, following increases of 0.2 percent in each of the four preceding months.
During the first 11 months of 2001, the CPI-U rose at a 1.9 percent seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR). This compares with an increase of 3.4 percent for all of 2000.
For the 12-month period ended in November 2001, the CPI-U increased 1.9 percent.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Consumer Price Index unchanged in November on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2001/dec/wk3/art01.htm (visited July 28, 2015).
New estimates of personal taxes in Consumer Expenditure Survey
In 2013, the Consumer Expenditure Survey improved its personal tax data.
Trends in long-term unemployment
Long-term unemployment reached historically high levels following the recession of 2007–2009.
Housing: before, during, and after the Great Recession
looks at consumer expenditures on household items, employment in residential construction, prices for household items, and injuries in occupations involved in building and maintaining our homes.