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Median CPI

Detail for Computation of the Median CPI – July 2019

Component 1-Month Annualized Percent Change Relative Importance (Normalized) Cumulative Relative Importance
Watches and Jewelry -17.3 0.2 0.2
Infants' and Toddlers' Apparel -12.8 0.1 0.4
Other Food At Home -8.2 1.8 2.2
Processed Fruits and Vegetables -7.8 0.3 2.5
Miscellaneous Personal Goods -6.5 0.2 2.7
Motor Vehicle Parts and Equipment -5.9 0.4 3.1
Nonalcoholic Beverages and Beverage Matls -4.4 0.9 3.9
Dairy and Related Products -3.1 0.7 4.7
New Vehicles -2.2 3.7 8.4
Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair -1.2 1.1 9.5
Leased Cars and Trucks -1.2 0.6 10.2
Footwear -0.5 0.7 10.8
Recreation -0.2 5.7 16.5
Tenants' and Household Insurance 0.2 0.4 16.8
Energy Services 0.5 3.3 20.2
Education 0.7 3.1 23.2
Fuel Oil and Other Fuels 1.0 0.2 23.4
Meats, Poultry, Fish and Eggs 1.7 1.6 25.0
Midwest: Owners' Equivalent Rent of Residences 2.1 4.3 29.3
Northeast: Owners' Equivalent Rent of Residences 2.1 5.1 34.5
Motor Vehicle Fees 2.3 0.5 35.0
Food Away From Home 2.5 6.1 41.1
Medical Care Commodities 2.9 1.7 42.8
Water/Sewer/Trash Collection Services 3.0 1.1 43.9
Motor Vehicle Insurance 3.3 2.4 46.3
South: Owners' Equivalent Rent of Residences 3.4 8.2 54.5
Rent of Primary Residence 3.4 8.1 62.5
Car and Truck Rental 3.4 0.1 62.6
Cereals and Bakery Products 3.7 1.0 63.6
West: Owners' Equivalent Rent of Residences 4.0 6.7 70.3
Household Furnishings and Operation 4.3 4.3 74.6
Alcoholic Beverages 4.8 1.0 75.6
Communication 5.1 3.5 79.1
Personal Care Services 6.2 0.6 79.7
Medical Care Services 6.6 7.1 86.7
Misc Personal Services 6.9 1.0 87.8
Personal Care Products 7.1 0.7 88.4
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables 7.5 1.0 89.5
Used Cars and Trucks 10.8 2.3 91.8
Men's and Boys' Apparel 11.2 0.7 92.5
Lodging Away From Home 11.8 0.9 93.4
Tobacco and Smoking Products 12.1 0.7 94.1
Women's and Girls' Apparel 13.1 1.2 95.3
Public Transportation 15.3 1.1 96.4
Motor Fuel 33.7 3.6 100.0