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Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U)
Annual Percent Changes for Calendar Years 2009 - 2013*
U.S. City Average, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Houston-Galveston-Brazoria
Item and group U.S. City Average
Dallas-Fort Worth*
Houston-Galveston-Brazoria
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

All items

2.7 1.5 3.0 1.7 1.5 1.0 -0.4 4.0 1.7 1.2 2.7 1.9 3.1 1.0 3.6

Food and beverages

-0.4 1.5 4.5 1.8 1.1 -0.9 1.1 5.0 1.7 1.9 -2.1 1.9 4.7 1.1 1.2

Food

-0.5 1.5 4.7 1.8 1.1 -1.0 0.9 5.2 1.7 1.8 -2.4 1.9 4.8 1.3 1.2

Food at home

-2.4 1.7 6.0 1.3 0.4 -4.1 0.4 6.4 2.2 0.6 -4.8 2.4 7.0 -0.1 1.1

Food away from home

1.9 1.3 2.9 2.5 2.1 2.7 1.6 3.7 1.1 3.3 0.3 1.4 2.4 3.1 1.4

Alcoholic beverages

1.9 1.0 1.4 1.9 1.8 0.7 2.9 2.8 2.0 3.3 1.2 2.0 3.6 -0.9 0.4

Housing

-0.3 0.3 1.9 1.7 2.2 -2.9 -1.9 2.9 2.6 1.7 -0.3 0.0 1.7 0.0 3.4

Shelter

0.3 0.4 1.9 2.2 2.5 -0.8 -1.3 2.6 3.8 2.1 1.7 0.7 1.6 3.1 4.4

Rent of primary residence (1)

0.7 0.8 2.5 2.7 2.9 1.1 -2.4 4.0 4.7 1.9 2.1 1.4 1.2 4.4 4.3

Owners' equivalent rent of residences (1)

0.7 0.3 1.8 2.1 2.5 0.9 -1.2 2.4 3.9 1.7 3.0 0.8 2.0 2.6 4.3

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence (1)

0.7 0.3 1.8 2.1 2.5 0.9 -1.2 2.4 3.9 1.7 3.0 0.8 2.0 2.6 4.3

Fuels and utilities

-3.0 1.8 2.4 0.4 2.7 -11.7 -5.9 4.5 0.0 4.1 -9.1 -0.2 3.0 -16.2 2.9

Energy services (1) (2)

-5.4 -0.1 0.8 -1.1 2.4 -15.3 -9.1 4.6 -1.2 6.0 -11.5 -0.8 3.1 -21.2 3.5

Electricity (1)

-0.5 0.7 2.2 -0.5 3.2 -14.3 -9.9 6.1 -0.4 7.6 -9.6 1.5 2.8 -24.7 4.4

Utility (piped) gas service (1)

-18.1 -2.8 -3.7 -2.9 -0.1 -21.2 -4.9 -3.7 -6.0 -4.1 -22.5 -17.2 5.5 2.0 -0.8

Household furnishings and operations

-1.1 -2.5 1.0 0.0 -1.4 -2.7 -0.4 3.0 -2.2 -3.4 0.2 -4.3 0.1 -0.9 -2.9

Apparel

1.9 -1.1 4.6 1.8 0.6 6.0 -8.0 6.0 -8.4 2.0 0.8 1.6 6.6 5.0 26.4

Transportation

14.4 5.3 5.2 1.6 0.5 8.4 3.5 8.2 1.1 0.5 13.5 5.9 5.4 1.3 1.5

Private transportation

15.3 5.3 5.3 1.5 0.5 8.3 3.6 8.8 1.2 0.5 14.3 6.2 5.7 1.0 1.8

Motor fuel

50.7 13.9 10.3 1.7 -1.0 22.9 6.3 20.8 -2.2 -2.6 51.9 13.7 11.1 1.1 1.1

Gasoline (all types)

53.5 13.8 9.9 1.7 -1.0 24.0 6.1 20.6 -2.3 -2.6 56.4 13.7 10.7 1.1 1.5

Medical care

3.4 3.3 3.5 3.2 2.0 12.3 -4.4 4.6 4.1 -0.4 5.5 4.0 5.2 5.6 3.6

Recreation (3)

-0.4 -0.8 1.0 0.8 0.4 -9.5 1.0 -0.2 2.8 0.1 -0.9 0.5 -1.6 -2.7 1.1

Education and communication (3)

2.4 1.3 1.7 1.5 1.6 2.5 0.5 0.3 1.1 0.3 1.3 1.1 1.7 2.3 2.0

Other goods and services

8.0 1.9 1.7 1.5 1.8 6.0 1.8 0.8 3.3 1.1 7.9 1.7 2.3 0.4 8.8

SPECIAL INDEXES (CPI-U)

Energy

18.2 7.7 6.6 0.5 0.5 0.7 -0.9 13.8 -1.7 0.9 14.2 7.0 7.7 -8.5 2.0

All items less shelter

3.9 2.0 3.5 1.5 1.0 1.7 0.0 4.6 0.8 0.8 3.1 2.4 3.7 0.1 3.3

All items less food and energy

1.8 0.8 2.2 1.9 1.7 1.4 -0.6 2.7 2.2 1.1 2.3 1.1 2.1 2.3 4.3

CPI FOR URBAN WAGE EARNERS
AND CLERICAL WORKERS (CPI-W)

All items

3.4 1.7 3.2 1.7 1.5 1.9 -0.2 4.7 1.6 1.4 3.1 2.1 3.4 0.7 3.2

(1) This index was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series were calculated using a geometric means estimator.
(2) In January 2011 this series was re-titled 'Energy services' from 'Gas (piped) and electricity.'
(3) Indexes on a December 1997=100 base.


* The Dallas-Fort Worth CPI is published for odd-numbered months of the year.The yearly rates shown here for Dallas-Fort Worth are from November to November, while the U.S. City Average and Houston-Galveston-Brazoria rates are from December to December.