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Table 1. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U. S. city average, by expenditure category

Table 1. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U): U.S. city average, by expenditure category, February 2022 [1982-84=100, unless otherwise noted]
Expenditure category Relative
importance
Jan.
2022
Unadjusted indexes Unadjusted percent change Seasonally adjusted percent change
Feb.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022
Feb.
2021-
Feb.
2022
Jan.
2022-
Feb.
2022
Nov.
2021-
Dec.
2021
Dec.
2021-
Jan.
2022
Jan.
2022-
Feb.
2022

All items

100.000 263.014 281.148 283.716 7.9 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.8

Food

13.388 271.363 289.772 292.794 7.9 1.0 0.5 0.9 1.0

Food at home

8.193 252.716 270.711 274.568 8.6 1.4 0.4 1.0 1.4

Cereals and bakery products

1.039 284.095 302.242 306.193 7.8 1.3 0.3 1.8 1.1

Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs

1.878 266.606 298.441 301.240 13.0 0.9 0.2 0.3 1.2

Dairy and related products

0.756 230.452 238.675 242.386 5.2 1.6 0.6 1.1 1.9

Fruits and vegetables

1.420 309.993 327.451 333.675 7.6 1.9 0.5 0.9 2.3

Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials

0.935 180.202 188.719 192.210 6.7 1.8 0.6 0.0 1.6

Other food at home

2.164 219.110 233.956 237.143 8.2 1.4 0.4 1.6 0.8

Food away from home(1)

5.195 300.540 319.471 320.880 6.8 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.4

Energy

7.413 213.277 260.653 267.771 25.6 2.7 0.9 0.9 3.5

Energy commodities

3.995 227.412 297.454 313.522 37.9 5.4 1.3 -0.6 6.7

Fuel oil(1)

0.125 267.613 356.864 384.179 43.6 7.7 -2.4 9.5 7.7

Motor fuel

3.794 222.667 291.767 307.422 38.1 5.4 1.4 -0.8 6.7

Gasoline (all types)

3.720 221.689 290.416 305.959 38.0 5.4 1.3 -0.8 6.6

Energy services

3.418 209.296 235.941 235.017 12.3 -0.4 0.3 2.9 -0.4

Electricity

2.543 216.998 238.183 236.453 9.0 -0.7 0.5 4.2 -1.1

Utility (piped) gas service

0.875 183.006 225.181 226.491 23.8 0.6 -0.3 -0.5 1.5

All items less food and energy

79.199 270.696 285.996 288.059 6.4 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5

Commodities less food and energy commodities

21.804 146.532 162.991 164.559 12.3 1.0 1.2 1.0 0.4

Apparel

2.498 119.998 124.079 127.868 6.6 3.1 1.1 1.1 0.7

New vehicles

4.094 149.515 167.582 168.027 12.4 0.3 1.2 0.0 0.3

Used cars and trucks

4.170 150.221 210.293 212.040 41.2 0.8 3.3 1.5 -0.2

Medical care commodities(1)

1.525 374.905 382.984 384.304 2.5 0.3 0.0 0.9 0.3

Alcoholic beverages

0.886 260.011 266.749 269.128 3.5 0.9 0.3 0.4 0.8

Tobacco and smoking products(1)

0.522 1,228.750 1,306.913 1,314.838 7.0 0.6 0.7 -0.1 0.6

Services less energy services

57.395 348.361 361.397 363.672 4.4 0.6 0.3 0.4 0.5

Shelter

32.802 329.005 342.604 344.607 4.7 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.5

Rent of primary residence

7.374 345.242 357.737 359.627 4.2 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.6

Owners' equivalent rent of residences(2)

24.151 338.918 352.005 353.512 4.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4

Medical care services

6.971 572.378 584.111 586.177 2.4 0.4 0.3 0.6 0.1

Physicians' services(1)

1.883 405.897 408.335 407.984 0.5 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1

Hospital services(3)

2.209 359.521 371.646 371.745 3.4 0.0 0.2 0.5 -0.1

Transportation services

5.597 313.160 328.665 333.919 6.6 1.6 0.0 1.0 1.4

Motor vehicle maintenance and repair(1)

1.031 311.627 325.448 331.130 6.3 1.7 -0.1 0.2 1.7

Motor vehicle insurance

2.388 560.386 574.042 584.317 4.3 1.8 -0.2 0.9 1.2

Airline fares

0.481 197.204 210.762 222.227 12.7 5.4 2.5 2.3 5.2

Footnotes
(1) Not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Indexes on a December 1982=100 base.
(3) Indexes on a December 1996=100 base.

Last Modified Date: August 12, 2022