United States Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) and Inflation Rate: West - Size Class A in May 2013 (Not Seas Adj.)
Updated on September 13, 2022.

According to recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in May 2013, the United States not seasonally adjusted Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers (CPI-U): West - Size Class A was 240.64 and the 12-month percent change (inflation rate) was 1.4%. The following item categories had the highest not seasonally adjusted 12-month percent change in CPI-U:

  1. Household energy: 6.3%
  2. Rent of primary residence: 3.5%
  3. Owners' equivalent rent of residences: 2.7%

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: West - Size Class A and the 12-month percent change (inflation rate) for many more item categories in May 2013.

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
Household energy
Rent of primary residence
Owners' equivalent rent of residences
12-Month Percent Change of US CPI-U: West - Size Class A of Selected Categories in May 2013 (Not Seas Adj.)
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Rent of primary residence
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All items less food and energy
Food
All items less medical care
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US CPI-U: West - Size Class A in May 2013 (Not Seas Adj.) (%)
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Rent of primary residence
Energy
Household energy
All items
All items less food and energy
Food
All items less medical care
Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) and Inflation Rate: West - Size Class A of Selected categories in May 2013 (Not Seas Adj.)
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Item CPI-U 12-month % change (Inflation Rate)
All items 240.64 1.4
Energy 285.107 -2.4
All items less food and energy 240.381 1.8
All items less shelter 224.556 0.7
All items less medical care 232.863 1.5
All items less energy 239.457 1.8
Apparel 124.401 0.7
Commodities 184.419 -0.5
Commodities less food 157.964 -1.8
Commodities less food and beverages 154.415 -2.0
Durables 110.962 -0.8
Education and communication 137.444 1.3
Education and communication commodities 84.355 -3.0
Education and communication services 108.155 1.7
Food and beverages 238.66 1.7
Food 238.889 1.7
Food at home 238.903 1.1
Alcoholic beverages 232.914 1.9
Other goods and services 388.371 1.1
Other goods 102.344 0.7
Other personal services 105.594 1.4
Housing 252.398 3.0
Shelter 282.625 2.9
Fuels and utilities 276.547 6.6
Household energy 248.274 6.3
Household furnishings and operations 130.44 -0.2
Household furnishings and supplies 96.236 -0.4
Medical care 416.326 1.3
Nondurables 220.465 -0.4
Nondurables less food 202.366 -2.3
Nondurables less food and beverages 199.157 -2.6
Recreation 112.027 0.1
Services 290.278 2.7
Services less rent of shelter 312.673 2.3
Services less medical care services 280.027 2.7
Transportation 216.488 -1.9
Private transportation 210.619 -2.2
Transportation commodities less motor fuel 105.676 -0.4
Food away from home 237.277 2.5
Rent of primary residence 297.637 3.5
Owners' equivalent rent of residences 297.814 2.7
Owners' equivalent rent of primary residence 297.788 2.7
Energy services 250.15 6.5
Electricity 284.77 4.4
Utility (piped) gas service 199.996 12.8
Motor fuel 314.189 -6.5
Gasoline (all types) 312.692 -6.5
Gasoline, unleaded regular 315.525 -6.6
Gasoline, unleaded midgrade 287.898 -6.1
Gasoline, unleaded premium 297.073 -6.1

U.S. CPI-U: West - Size Class A and 12-Month Percent Change for other Months and Years

Use the links below to see the U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI-U): West - Size Class A 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