United States Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) and Inflation Rate: Size Class B/C in February 2018 (Not Seas Adj.)
Updated on September 13, 2022.

According to recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in February 2018, the United States not seasonally adjusted Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers (CPI-U): Size Class B/C was 151.745 and the 12-month percent change (inflation rate) was 1.9%. The following item categories had the highest not seasonally adjusted 12-month percent change in CPI-U:

  1. Motor fuel: 12.2%
  2. Rent of primary residence: 3.6%
  3. Owners' equivalent rent of residences: 2.9%

The first chart below shows the 12-month percent change in CPI-U for a selected group of item categories, and the second chart shows the CPI-U for the selected group of item categories. You can also use the control below to select your own categories to see on the chart (at most 10). The table below have data on the CPI-U: Size Class B/C and the 12-month percent change (inflation rate) for many more item categories in February 2018.

See links at the bottom of this page for similar information for other months. You can also see the monthly links for many other years here and for other US geographic areas here.

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in prices paid by consumers for goods and services. The CPI of all urban consumers (CPI-U) reflects the spending patterns of all urban consumers which represents about 93 percent of the total US population. The CPI-U is based on the expenditures of almost all residents of urban or metropolitan areas, including professionals, the self-employed, the poor, the unemployed, and retired people, as well as urban wage earners and clerical workers.

All items
Energy
All items less food and energy
All items less medical care
Food
Rent of primary residence
Owners' equivalent rent of residences
Motor fuel
12-Month Percent Change of US CPI-U: Size Class B/C of Selected Categories in February 2018 (Not Seas Adj.)
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Rent of primary residence
Owners' equivalent rent of residenc...
All items
All items less medical care
All items less food and energy
Food
US CPI-U: Size Class B/C in February 2018 (Not Seas Adj.) (%)
Motor fuel
Energy
Rent of primary residence
Food
Owners' equivalent rent of residenc...
All items
All items less medical care
All items less food and energy
Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) and Inflation Rate: Size Class B/C of Selected categories in February 2018 (Not Seas Adj.)
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Item CPI-U 12-month % change (Inflation Rate)
All items 151.745 1.9
Energy 193.853 6.9
All items less food 148.397 2.0
All items less food and energy 143.899 1.5
All items less shelter 146.694 1.3
All items less medical care 146.318 1.9
All items less energy 146.021 1.4
Apparel 90.275 1.1
Commodities 128.978 1.3
Energy commodities 225.28 12.2
Commodities less food 115.981 1.4
Commodities less food and beverages 114.913 1.4
Commodities less food and energy commodities 102.601 -0.6
Durables 82.954 -1.6
Education and communication 130.418 -3.2
Education and communication commodities 83.916 -3.5
Education and communication services 107.318 -3.1
Food and beverages 156.98 1.2
Food 157.433 1.2
Food at home 149.069 0.5
Cereals and bakery products 149.199
Meats, poultry, fish, and eggs 164.917
Fruits and vegetables 153.534
Nonalcoholic beverages and beverage materials 128.557
Other food at home 141.986
Alcoholic beverages 151.381 1.3
Other goods and services 198.424 2.0
Other goods 114.355 2.4
Other personal services 118.437 1.5
Housing 151.805 2.5
Shelter 157.136 3.0
Fuels and utilities 183.489 2.2
Household energy 173.429 2.2
Household furnishings and operations 96.996 -0.6
Household furnishings and supplies 92.236 -1.9
Medical care 199.814 0.9
Medical care commodities 175.799 0.7
Medical care services 208.543 1.0
Nondurables 152.768 2.5
Nondurables less food 149.169 3.7
Nondurables less food and beverages 149.107 3.8
Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel 177.809 4.7
Nondurables less food and apparel 175.503 4.4
Recreation 119.437 0.5
Recreation commodities 83.714 -3.6
Recreation services 122.958 2.6
Services 166.804 2.2
Rent of shelter 157.195 3.1
Other services 162.534 -0.5
Transportation services 181.204 4.4
Services less rent of shelter 177.201 1.3
Services less medical care services 162.959 2.3
Services less energy services 166.882 2.2
Transportation 144.768 3.8
Private transportation 144.446 4.1
Transportation commodities less motor fuel 104.395 -0.9
Tuition, other school fees, and childcare 252.07
Dairy and related products 146.385
Food away from home 170.721 2.2
Rent of primary residence 167.768 3.6
Owners' equivalent rent of residences 155.261 2.9
Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence 155.252 2.9
Energy services 164.786 1.7
Electricity 163.033 1.2
Utility (piped) gas service 155.588 3.5
Professional services 168.045 -1.6
New and used motor vehicles 100.208 -0.3
New vehicles 103.067 -1.5
Used cars and trucks 93.189 0.0
Motor fuel 219.354 12.2
Gasoline (all types) 219.482 12.1
Motor vehicle insurance 220.142
New cars 101.462 -2.9
New cars and trucks 103.151 -1.5
Gasoline, unleaded regular 220.323 12.2
Gasoline, unleaded midgrade 226.916 12.0
Gasoline, unleaded premium 226.475 10.8

U.S. CPI-U: Size Class B/C and 12-Month Percent Change for other Months and Years

Use the links below to see the U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI-U): Size Class B/C and 12-month percent change (inflation rate) for other months and years. Also, You can see the monthly links for many more years here.
2020
2021
2022