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Consumer prices in June 2010

July 20, 2010

Over the last 12 months, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 1.1 percent before seasonal adjustment. The 12-month change in the index for all items less food and energy remained at 0.9 percent for the third month in a row.

Percent change from 12 months ago, Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, not seasonally adjusted, June 2001June 2010
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The food at home index has risen 0.2 percent over the last 12 months with none of the major food groups rising or falling more than 2.0 percent.

The energy index has increased 3.0 percent over the last 12 months. The gasoline index has risen 3.9 percent over the last 12 months, with the index for household energy up 1.6 percent.

Over the last 12 months, the index for all items less food and energy has risen 0.9 percent. Over that time period, the indexes for shelter, household furnishing and operations, apparel, recreation, and communication have posted decreases, while the indexes for used cars and trucks, medical care, new vehicles, tobacco, airline fares, and education have increased.

These data are from the Consumer Price Index program. To learn more, see "Consumer Price Index — June 2010" (HTML) (PDF), news release USDL-10-0966.

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Consumer prices in June 2010 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2010/ted_20100720.htm (visited December 21, 2014).

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