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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
Oct
2014
Percent change from
Oct
2013
Oct
2014
Percent change from
Oct
2013
Oct
2014
Percent change from
Oct
2013

All Items

237.433 1.7 252.730 1.4

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

711.243 397.972

Food and Beverages

244.775 2.9 249.505 2.7

Food

245.166 3.1 249.557 2.8

Food at home

242.121 3.3 247.358 2.8 242.198 2.0

Food away from home

251.100 2.8 255.929 2.9

Alcoholic beverages

238.045 1.1 247.664 1.0

Housing

234.434 2.7 261.938 2.0

Shelter

272.788 3.0 319.396 2.6 295.295 3.1

Rent of primary residence (2)

278.985 3.3 319.098 2.5 305.104 2.9

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

280.046 2.7 330.397 2.3 313.349 3.0

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

280.022 2.7 330.250 2.2 313.349 3.0

Fuels and utilities

232.192 3.1 217.529 -0.3

Household energy

198.754 2.8 194.932 -0.9 201.711 0.9

Energy services (2) (4)

200.471 3.2 185.338 0.0 187.922 3.4

Electricity (2)

206.667 3.1 191.398 3.0 206.440 8.1

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

179.226 3.4 160.580 -7.2 148.805 -8.0

Household furnishings and operations

123.194 -0.8 124.555 -0.7

Apparel

131.961 0.7 135.262 1.2

Transportation

212.626 -1.1 213.407 -0.6

Private transportation

207.737 -1.0 205.838 -0.5

Motor fuel

277.290 -5.0 275.024 -4.4 278.453 -4.3

Gasoline

275.729 -5.0 273.775 -4.3 275.152 -4.3

Medical Care

437.027 2.1 457.876 2.0

Recreation (5)

115.394 0.2 119.389 -0.4

Education and Communication (5)

138.008 0.8 138.258 0.2

Other Goods and Services

410.325 1.9 444.767 2.0

Energy

234.745 -1.6 228.510 -2.7 233.648 -1.7

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
Oct
2014
Percent change from
Oct
2013
Oct
2014
Percent change from
Oct
2013
Oct
2014
Percent change from
Oct
2013

All Items

233.229 1.5 250.427 1.2

All Items (1967 = 100) (1)

694.717 391.153

Food and Beverages

244.365 3.0 248.361 2.7

Food

244.538 3.2 248.365 2.8

Food at home

241.453 3.5 245.904 2.8 236.427 1.6

Food away from home

251.115 2.7 255.839 2.7

Alcoholic beverages

240.435 1.1 246.441 0.8

Housing

231.006 2.7 259.519 1.8

Shelter

266.196 3.0 315.540 2.4 299.644 3.1

Rent of primary residence (2)

276.458 3.3 314.500 2.4 305.104 2.9

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

253.314 2.7 291.076 2.2 275.380 3.0

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

253.307 2.7 291.074 2.2 275.380 3.0

Fuels and utilities

230.612 3.2 216.549 -0.2

Household energy

196.803 3.0 193.490 -0.8 193.535 0.4

Energy services (2) (4)

199.611 3.3 185.765 -0.1 186.970 2.3

Electricity (2)

204.472 3.3 192.049 3.2 206.440 8.1

Utility (piped) gas service (2)

179.373 3.3 160.589 -7.8 148.809 -8.0

Household furnishings and operations

118.830 -1.1 117.932 -0.9

Apparel

131.157 0.8 135.200 0.5

Transportation

212.781 -1.3 215.644 -0.5

Private transportation

209.170 -1.3 209.466 -0.5

Motor fuel

278.344 -5.0 275.528 -4.3 278.471 -4.3

Gasoline

276.905 -5.0 274.382 -4.3 275.156 -4.3

Medical Care

439.900 2.0 455.410 2.0

Recreation (5)

111.642 0.0 120.226 -0.7

Education and Communication (5)

129.750 0.3 129.002 -0.7

Other Goods and Services

443.610 1.9 507.065 2.3

Energy

235.998 -1.8 229.427 -2.7 228.472 -2.1

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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