November CPI Highlights


Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released November 2017 Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) today. Shown below are historical inflation rates through November 2017 for selected CPI categories.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Consumer Price Index (CPI) Table 2 Inflation Rates Through November ’17 (Seasonally Unadjusted)
BLS CPI Code BLS CPI Category Description 1 Month Nov ’17 Nov ’17 / Dec ’16 1 Year Nov ’17 3 Year Nov ’17 5 Year Nov ’17 10 Year Nov ’17 20 Year Nov ’17
SEFH Eggs -0.8% 4.0% 3.2% -4.1% -1.0% 0.2% 2.2%
SEGE MISCELLANEOUS PERSONAL GOODS -1.2% -1.5% -2.3% -2.1% -1.6% -1.0%
SEGA01 Cigarettes 0.0% 6.7% 7.6% 4.9% 4.2% 6.5%
SEHE02 Other household fuels 3.5% 8.0% 11.7% -1.7% 1.1% 0.9% 4.8%
SEGA02 Tobacco products other than cigarettes -0.2% 4.4% 5.6% 3.5% 2.9% 5.2%
SAA APPAREL -3.2% 2.3% -1.6% -0.6% 1.0% 0.6% -0.2%
SAF113 Fruits and vegetables -1.0% 1.7% 1.1% 0.2% 1.3% 1.3% 2.3%
SEHN01 Household cleaning products -0.5% -2.2% -1.7% -0.3% -0.8% 0.5%
SEHM Tools, hardware, outdoor equipment and supplies 0.3% -0.7% -0.7% -0.8% -0.6% -0.5%
SEFW Alcoholic beverages at home 0.2% 1.5% 1.4% 0.8% 0.9% 1.1% 1.5%
SAF114 Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials -1.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.8% 1.0%
SEFJ Dairy and related products -0.1% -0.5% 0.0% -1.7% 0.2% 0.6% 2.0%
SERE Other recreational goods -1.6% -6.3% -7.4% -6.3% -5.8% -4.5%
SEHN03 Miscellaneous household products -2.5% -1.5% -1.9% -0.9% -0.7% 0.3%
SAH3 HOUSEHOLD FURNISHINGS and OPERATIONS -0.4% -0.8% -0.8% -0.8% -0.9% -0.5% -0.2%
SEMF02 Nonprescription drugs 0.1% 0.5% 0.6% -0.3% -0.6%
SEGB01 Hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products -0.6% -0.7% -0.7% -0.4% -0.2% -0.1%
SERB01 Pets and pet products -0.7% -1.5% -1.6% -0.6% -0.2% 1.5% 1.6%
SEGB02 Cosmetics, perfume, bath, nail preparations and implements 1.5% 0.3% 0.7% -0.8% -0.2% 0.5% 1.0%
SAF1121 Meats, poultry, and fish -0.5% 2.1% 1.3% -1.3% 1.5% 2.4% 2.6%
SEFS Fats and oils -1.7% 1.3% 2.8% -0.5% -0.1% 2.7% 2.4%
SERC Sporting goods -0.1% -1.2% -1.3% -1.7% -1.4% -0.5% -0.5%
SERD01 Photographic equipment and supplies 0.0% 2.7% 1.9% -1.4% -2.7% -3.5% -4.2%
SEHL Other household equipment and furnishings 0.6% -5.0% -5.2% -4.8% -4.5% -3.7%
SEMG Medical equipment and supplies 0.4% 0.5% 0.7% -0.5% -0.1%
SEFT Other foods 0.3% 0.6% 0.7% 0.6% 0.5% 1.7% 1.6%
SEMF01 Prescription drugs 0.4% 2.2% 2.2% 3.9% 3.2% 3.4% 3.8%
SAF111 Cereals and bakery products -0.4% -0.6% -0.8% -0.1% 0.2% 1.9% 2.1%
SEHN02 Household paper products -1.2% -1.5% -1.1% -0.3% 0.1% 2.1%
SERA Video and audio -0.2% 3.6% 3.6% 1.7% 1.0% 0.1% 0.2%
SEFR Sugar and sweets 0.1% 0.5% 0.5% 0.9% 0.0% 1.9% 1.9%
SAT1 PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION 0.8% 4.2% 4.8% -1.6% -1.6% 0.9% 1.7%
SERG Recreational reading materials 1.2% -1.8% -0.4% -0.2% 1.2% 1.3% 1.4%

Note: Capitalized BLS Category Names Denote a Major BLS CPI Category Group
Inflation rates shown above are seasonally unadjusted averages


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