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Average retail food and energy prices, U.S. city average and Midwest region
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Midwest region (1)
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Cereals and bakery products

Flour, white, all purpose, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.522 0.531 0.513 -1.7 -3.4
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0.514 0.472 0.466 -9.3 -1.3

Rice, white, long grain, uncooked, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.741 0.737 0.746 0.7 1.2

Spaghetti and macaroni, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.300 1.375 1.350 3.8 -1.8
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1.325 1.258 1.266 -4.5 0.6

Bread, white, pan, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.419 1.396 1.405 -1.0 0.6
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1.379 1.288 1.274 -7.6 -1.1

Bread, whole wheat, pan, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.011 2.072 2.065 2.7 -0.3
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1.951 1.968 1.978 1.4 0.5

Cookies, chocolate chip, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.599 3.375 3.333 -7.4 -1.2
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Meats, poultry, fish and eggs

Beef and veal

Ground chuck, 100% beef, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.445 4.024 4.201 21.9 4.4
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3.360 3.855 4.068 21.1 5.5

Ground beef, 100% beef, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.502 4.013 4.096 17.0 2.1
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3.089 3.562 3.625 17.4 1.8

Ground beef, lean and extra lean, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.780 5.623 5.828 21.9 3.6
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All uncooked ground beef, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.823 4.357 4.504 17.8 3.4
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3.579 4.208 4.348 21.5 3.3

Chuck roast, graded and ungraded, excluding USDA Prime and Choice, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.216 5.024 5.184 23.0 3.2
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Chuck roast, USDA Choice, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.542 5.472 5.519 21.5 0.9
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4.477 5.423 5.439 21.5 0.3

Round roast, USDA Choice, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.661 5.505 5.584 19.8 1.4
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4.565 5.590 5.622 23.2 0.6

Round roast, graded and ungraded, excluding USDA Prime and Choice, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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All Uncooked Beef Roasts, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.833 5.711 5.738 18.7 0.5
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4.578 5.564 5.524 20.7 -0.7

Steak, round, USDA Choice, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.874 5.826 6.026 23.6 3.4
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4.960 5.930 6.094 22.9 2.8

Steak, round, graded and ungraded, excluding USDA Prime and Choice, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.879 5.868 5.950 22.0 1.4
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Steak, sirloin, graded and ungraded, excluding USDA Prime and Choice, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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5.679
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Steak, sirloin, USDA Choice, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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6.808 8.250 8.233 20.9 -0.2
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5.830 7.729 7.759 33.1 0.4

Beef for stew, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.428 5.328 5.449 23.1 2.3
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4.210 5.346 5.139 22.1 -3.9

All Uncooked Beef Steaks, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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6.399 7.363 7.397 15.6 0.5
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6.115 7.112 7.091 16.0 -0.3

All Uncooked Other Beef (Excluding Veal), per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.967 4.471 4.612 16.3 3.2
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3.928 4.283 4.300 9.5 0.4

Pork

Bacon, sliced, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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5.680 6.068 5.953 4.8 -1.9
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5.383 5.646 5.542 3.0 -1.8

Chops, center cut, bone-in, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.801 4.353 4.414 16.1 1.4
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3.900 4.091 4.173 7.0 2.0

Chops, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.990 4.527 4.500 12.8 -0.6
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4.072 4.679 4.664 14.5 -0.3

All Pork Chops, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.609 4.172 4.173 15.6 0.0
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3.823 4.262 4.261 11.5 0.0

Ham, rump or shank half, bone-in, smoked, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.492 2.595 2.857 14.6 10.1
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Ham, boneless, excluding canned, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.175 4.503 4.629 10.9 2.8
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4.023 4.325 4.377 8.8 1.2

All Ham (Excluding Canned Ham and Luncheon Slices), per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.921 3.281 3.389 16.0 3.3
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2.838 3.127 3.170 11.7 1.4

All Other Pork (Excluding Canned Ham and Luncheon Slices), per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.501 3.141 3.148 25.9 0.2
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2.553 3.186 3.199 25.3 0.4

Other meats

Bologna, all beef or mixed, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.141 2.939 3.084 -1.8 4.9
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2.940

Poultry

Chicken, fresh, whole, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.528 1.572 1.543 1.0 -1.8
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1.543 1.530 1.471 -4.7 -3.9

Chicken breast, bone-in, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Chicken breast, boneless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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3.608 3.476 3.481 -3.5 0.1
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3.632 3.528 3.503 -3.6 -0.7

Chicken legs, bone-in, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.658 1.564 1.575 -5.0 0.7
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1.442 1.333 1.315 -8.8 -1.4

Turkey, frozen, whole, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.819 1.604 1.584 -12.9 -1.2
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1.972 1.842 -6.6

Eggs

Eggs, grade A, large, per doz.

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1.897 1.979 1.970 3.8 -0.5
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1.597 1.916 1.850 15.8 -3.4

Dairy products

Milk, fresh, whole, fortified, per gal. (3.8 lit)

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3.428 3.673 3.732 8.9 1.6
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3.005 3.273 3.371 12.2 3.0

Butter, salted, grade AA, stick, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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American processed cheese, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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4.137 4.482 4.450 7.6 -0.7
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4.041 4.157 4.169 3.2 0.3

Cheddar cheese, natural, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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5.433 5.580 5.565 2.4 -0.3
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5.982 6.166 6.016 0.6 -2.4

Ice cream, prepackaged, bulk, regular, per 1/2 gal. (1.9 lit)

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4.795 4.751 4.987 4.0 5.0
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4.187 4.472 4.707 12.4 5.3

Fruits and vegetables

Fresh fruits and vegetables

Apples, Red Delicious, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.406 1.404 1.403 -0.2 -0.1
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Bananas, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.601 0.608 0.606 0.8 -0.3
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0.527 0.546 0.547 3.8 0.2

Oranges, Navel, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.334 1.467 1.486 11.4 1.3
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1.384 1.391 1.456 5.2 4.7

Oranges, Valencia, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Cherries, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Grapefruit, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.128 1.156 1.224 8.5 5.9
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1.125 1.080 1.131 0.5 4.7

Grapes, Thompson Seedless, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.847 2.132 2.173 17.7 1.9
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1.664 1.825 1.900 14.2 4.1

Lemons, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.726 2.327 2.355 36.4 1.2
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1.931 2.454 2.379 23.2 -3.1

Peaches, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.616 1.799 1.760 8.9 -2.2
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1.504 1.437 1.373 -8.7 -4.5

Pears, Anjou, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Strawberries, dry pint, per 12 oz. (340.2 gm)

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2.132 1.968 2.578 20.9 31.0
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2.109 1.849 2.651 25.7 43.4

Potatoes, white, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.746 0.689 0.671 -10.1 -2.6
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0.587 0.631 0.594 1.2 -5.9

Lettuce, iceberg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.980 1.111 1.139 16.2 2.5
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0.855 1.009 1.031 20.6 2.2

Lettuce, romaine, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.559 1.710 1.658 6.4 -3.0
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Tomatoes, field grown, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.566 1.544 1.546 -1.3 0.1
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1.353 1.338 1.423 5.2 6.4

Broccoli, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.802 1.664 1.820 1.0 9.4
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1.616 1.588 1.746 8.0 9.9

Cabbage, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Carrots, short trimmed and topped, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Celery, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Peppers, sweet, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.347 2.606 2.320 -1.2 -11.0
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Processed fruits and vegetables

Orange juice, frozen concentrate, 12 oz. can, per 16 oz. (473.2 ml)

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2.518 2.547 2.566 1.9 0.7
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2.449 2.358 2.372 -3.1 0.6

Beans, dried, any type, all sizes, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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1.424 1.472 1.496 5.1 1.6
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Other foods at home

Sugar and sweets

Sugar, white, all sizes, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.633 0.599 0.608 -3.9 1.5
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0.620 0.564 0.566 -8.7 0.4

Sugar, white, 33-80 oz. pkg, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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0.650 0.609 0.610 -6.2 0.2
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0.578 0.580 0.3

Fats and oils

Margarine, stick, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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Margarine, soft, tubs, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.105 2.077 2.066 -1.9 -0.5
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1.771

Peanut butter, creamy, all sizes, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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2.670 2.421 2.550 -4.5 5.3
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Nonalcoholic beverages

Cola, nondiet, per 2 liters (67.6 oz) (2)

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Coffee, 100%, ground roast, all sizes, per lb. (453.6 gm)

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5.091 5.167 5.215 2.4 0.9
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Other prepared foods

Potato chips, per 16 oz.

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4.528 4.437 4.357 -3.8 -1.8
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4.572 4.579 4.464 -2.4 -2.5

Alcoholic beverages at home

Malt beverages, all types, all sizes, any origin, per 16 oz. (473.2 ml)

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1.236 1.345 1.189 -3.8 -11.6
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1.118 1.270 1.128 0.9 -11.2

Wine, red and white table, all sizes, any origin, per 1 liter (33.8 oz)

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9.891 12.402 10.757 8.8 -13.3
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12.124 10.651 11.926 -1.6 12.0

Energy (residential)

Fuel oil #2 per gallon (3.785 liters)

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3.694 3.705 3.642 -1.4 -1.7
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3.693 3.850 3.715 0.6 -3.5

Utility (piped) gas per therm

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1.000 1.060 1.058 5.8 -0.2
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0.843 0.926 0.919 9.0 -0.8

Electricity per KWH

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0.137 0.143 0.141 2.9 -1.4
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0.130 0.139 0.137 5.4 -1.4

Gasoline, all types, per gallon/3.785 liters (3)

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3.616 3.540 3.463 -4.2 -2.2
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3.631 3.506 3.483 -4.1 -0.7

Gasoline, unleaded regular, per gallon/3.785 liters

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3.556 3.481 3.403 -4.3 -2.2
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3.575 3.457 3.434 -3.9 -0.7

Gasoline, unleaded midgrade, per gallon/3.785 liters

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3.722 3.678 3.605 -3.1 -2.0
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3.705 3.603 3.576 -3.5 -0.7

Gasoline, unleaded premium, per gallon/3.785 liters

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3.881 3.835 3.758 -3.2 -2.0
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3.926 3.810 3.792 -3.4 -0.5

Automotive diesel fuel, per gallon/3.785 liters

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3.955 3.840 3.801 -3.9 -1.0
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3.973 3.792 3.744 -5.8 -1.3

Footnotes
(1) Midwest region: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
(2) Deposit may be included in price.
(3) Also includes types of gasoline not shown separately.

Note: Index applies to a month as a whole, not to any specific date.

Last Modified Date: October 22, 2014

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