Error on Page

New England Information Office

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
Mar
2015
Percent change from
Mar
2014
Mar
2015
Percent change from
Mar
2014
Mar
2015
Percent change from
Mar
2014

All Items

236.119 -0.1 251.451 -0.4 257.013 0.8

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

707.306 395.958 747.015

Food and Beverages

245.689 2.3 250.658 2.1 254.369 1.9

Food

246.045 2.3 250.711 2.2 254.813 1.9

Food at home

241.588 1.9 248.385 2.1 246.775 2.6

Food away from home

254.108 2.9 257.287 2.3 267.776 0.9

Alcoholic beverages

239.437 1.2 248.785 1.1 253.194 1.0

Housing

236.435 1.9 264.040 0.8 258.940 3.0

Shelter

276.360 3.0 321.995 2.2 299.626 3.1

Rent of primary residence (2)

283.130 3.5 322.538 2.7 309.395 3.0

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

283.244 2.7 333.117 1.9 319.459 3.6

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

283.216 2.7 332.929 1.9 319.459 3.6

Fuels and utilities

229.829 -2.3 220.864 -6.8 282.995 3.2

Household energy

194.967 -4.2 198.476 -8.3 242.720 3.4

Energy services (2) (4)

197.727 -2.9 193.794 -5.0 246.727 11.5

Electricity (2)

205.894 0.9 203.688 -0.4 278.362 30.5

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

170.592 -14.4 159.589 -16.5 182.007 -20.6

Household furnishings and operations

122.803 -0.6 124.224 -0.7 130.748 1.9

Apparel

128.245 -0.5 133.810 2.2 154.746 8.5

Transportation

199.363 -8.7 198.706 -8.9 187.388 -10.0

Private transportation

194.270 -9.1 190.545 -9.7 185.906 -10.5

Motor fuel

216.691 -29.2 206.834 -31.3 206.730 -31.7

Gasoline

215.442 -29.2 205.554 -31.3 204.182 -31.7

Medical Care

444.020 2.5 466.218 3.3 596.534 1.8

Recreation (5)

115.835 0.1 120.624 -0.1 116.047 1.8

Education and Communication (5)

137.564 0.3 137.729 0.1 150.604 1.5

Other Goods and Services

412.402 1.4 445.092 1.5 443.709 1.5

Energy

204.731 -18.3 202.160 -19.7 225.327 -14.2

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

 

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
Mar
2015
Percent change from
Mar
2014
Mar
2015
Percent change from
Mar
2014
Mar
2015
Percent change from
Mar
2014

All Items

231.055 -0.6 248.253 -1.0 256.929 0.4

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

688.243 387.758 742.617

Food and Beverages

245.230 2.3 249.598 2.2 251.296 1.9

Food

245.369 2.4 249.578 2.2 252.000 1.9

Food at home

240.896 2.0 247.039 2.2 240.959 2.6

Food away from home

254.268 3.0 257.209 2.1 272.545 0.6

Alcoholic beverages

241.827 1.1 248.093 1.4 242.222 1.2

Housing

232.900 1.8 261.744 0.6 263.834 3.2

Shelter

269.666 2.9 318.067 2.1 304.205 3.1

Rent of primary residence (2)

280.611 3.5 317.913 2.6 309.395 3.0

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

256.125 2.6 293.288 1.8 280.749 3.6

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

256.118 2.6 293.290 1.8 280.749 3.6

Fuels and utilities

228.509 -2.1 220.887 -6.5 280.943 4.5

Household energy

193.364 -3.9 198.139 -7.8 238.778 4.8

Energy services (2) (4)

196.924 -2.9 194.368 -5.2 244.877 10.1

Electricity (2)

203.681 0.8 204.412 -0.5 278.363 30.5

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

170.410 -15.3 160.017 -16.8 182.011 -20.6

Household furnishings and operations

118.198 -1.1 117.118 -1.5 134.296 1.5

Apparel

127.540 -0.1 133.625 2.6 161.995 8.9

Transportation

198.184 -9.6 199.673 -9.5 191.200 -10.9

Private transportation

194.410 -9.9 192.978 -10.1 188.625 -11.3

Motor fuel

217.698 -29.2 207.317 -31.2 206.676 -31.7

Gasoline

216.525 -29.2 205.845 -31.3 204.185 -31.7

Medical Care

446.802 2.4 463.825 3.3 588.069 1.8

Recreation (5)

111.954 -0.2 121.473 -0.4 116.345 0.9

Education and Communication (5)

129.028 -0.4 127.810 -1.2 137.717 -0.3

Other Goods and Services

446.562 1.7 508.083 2.1 515.643 1.8

Energy

204.335 -19.1 201.448 -20.3 219.978 -14.6

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
Recommend this page using: