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New England Consumer Price Index Card

Consumer Price Indexes for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted (1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. City
Average
Northeast
region
Boston-
Brockton-
Nashua
Jun
2014
Percent change from
Jun
2013
Jun
2014
Percent change from
Jun
2013
Jun
2014
Percent change from
Jun
2013

All Items

238.343 2.1 253.555 1.9

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

713.970 399.271

Food and Beverages

242.027 2.2 246.950 1.6

Food

242.326 2.3 246.990 1.7

Food at home

239.147 2.4 245.405 1.7 240.253 0.7

Food away from home

248.445 2.2 252.418 1.8

Alcoholic beverages

236.569 0.9 245.270 0.1

Housing

233.894 2.6 262.333 2.4

Shelter

270.314 2.8 317.463 2.8 292.518 3.3

Rent of primary residence (2)

275.321 3.2 316.277 2.6 301.901 2.7

Owners' equivalent rent of residences (2) (3)

277.256 2.6 328.483 2.9 310.588 3.4

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence (2) (3)

277.234 2.6 328.354 2.9 310.588 3.4

Fuels and utilities

240.396 4.3 228.188 3.2

Household energy

209.064 4.6 206.745 3.2 210.215 4.7

Energy services (2) (4)

211.038 4.4 196.193 2.5 195.449 6.0

Electricity (2)

217.529 4.2 200.176 4.0 208.675 9.1

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

188.769 5.1 175.675 -0.9 165.777 -1.4

Household furnishings and operations

123.534 -1.5 125.424 -1.7

Apparel

127.302 0.9 128.287 0.3

Transportation

223.543 1.6 222.575 2.2

Private transportation

217.793 1.4 213.805 2.1

Motor fuel

319.692 2.1 311.420 4.6 313.781 3.8

Gasoline

318.334 2.0 310.142 4.5 310.098 3.8

Medical Care

435.352 2.6 455.224 1.6

Recreation (5)

116.037 0.5 120.489 0.4

Education and Communication (5)

137.279 1.6 137.512 0.9

Other Goods and Services

407.974 1.9 440.226 2.3

Energy

259.858 3.2 250.581 3.9 253.760 4.5

Footnotes
(1) For the Northeast, December 1977 = 100.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(3) Index is on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) This index series was formerly titled Gas (piped) and electricity.
(5) Indexes are on a December 1997=100 base.

Northeast region includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Boston-Brockton-Nashua includes the PMSAs of Boston, Brockton, Fitchburg-Leominster, Lawrence, Lowell, Manchester, Nashua, New Bedford, Portsmouth-Rochester, and Worcester.

Schedule of Upcoming Releases for the Consumer Price Index

Consumer Price Indexes for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), U.S. city averages and selected areas, not seasonally adjusted (1982-84=100 unless otherwise noted)
Item U.S. City
Average
Northeast
region
Boston-
Brockton-
Nashua
Jun
2014
Percent change from
Jun
2013
Jun
2014
Percent change from
Jun
2013
Jun
2014
Percent change from
Jun
2013

All Items

234.702 2.0 251.645 1.8

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

699.107 393.056

Food and Beverages

241.475 2.3 245.924 1.5

Food

241.556 2.4 245.932 1.6

Food at home

238.261 2.5 243.775 1.6 234.352 0.3

Food away from home

248.464 2.2 252.819 1.6

Alcoholic beverages

238.986 1.0 243.962 0.2

Housing

230.627 2.6 260.129 2.4

Shelter

263.616 2.8 313.540 2.7 296.823 3.2

Rent of primary residence (2)

272.941 3.1 311.963 2.6 301.901 2.7

Owners' equivalent rent of residences (2) (3)

250.895 2.6 289.448 2.9 272.953 3.4

Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence (2) (3)

250.891 2.6 289.448 2.9 272.953 3.4

Fuels and utilities

239.109 4.2 227.220 3.2

Household energy

207.257 4.5 205.240 3.1 201.830 4.2

Energy services (2) (4)

210.368 4.4 196.721 2.5 194.954 5.3

Electricity (2)

215.342 4.2 200.783 4.2 208.675 9.1

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

189.537 5.1 176.044 -1.5 165.781 -1.4

Household furnishings and operations

119.365 -1.8 119.008 -1.8

Apparel

126.480 0.7 127.705 -0.3

Transportation

224.352 1.4 224.851 2.1

Private transportation

220.310 1.3 218.032 2.0

Motor fuel

320.984 2.0 311.530 4.6 313.827 3.8

Gasoline

319.828 1.9 310.475 4.5 310.102 3.8

Medical Care

438.183 2.5 452.901 1.6

Recreation (5)

112.340 0.4 121.367 -0.1

Education and Communication (5)

129.631 1.2 129.147 0.5

Other Goods and Services

441.085 2.3 500.307 2.7

Energy

262.286 3.0 251.984 3.9 248.856 4.2

Footnotes
(1) For the Northeast, December 1977 = 100.
(2) This index series was calculated using a Laspeyres estimator. All other item stratum index series converted to a geometric means estimator in January, 1999.
(3) Index is on a December 1982=100 base.
(4) This index series was formerly titled Gas (piped) and electricity.
(5) Indexes are on a December 1997=100 base.

Northeast region includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Boston-Brockton-Nashua includes the PMSAs of Boston, Brockton, Fitchburg-Leominster, Lawrence, Lowell, Manchester, Nashua, New Bedford, Portsmouth-Rochester, and Worcester.

Schedule of Upcoming Releases for the Consumer Price Index

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