The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.1 percent in November on a
seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months,
the all items index increased 1.1 percent before seasonal adjustment.
The indexes for food, energy, and all items less food and energy all increased slightly in November. The
index for food at home rose in November after being unchanged in October, with the indexes for eggs
and nonalcoholic beverages both rising notably. Although the index for gasoline rose, the index for
household energy declined and the increase in the energy index was the smallest in five months.
The index for all items less food and energy rose in November after being unchanged the previous three
months. Increases in the indexes for shelter and airline fares accounted for most of the rise, while the
indexes for new vehicles, used cars and trucks, and household furnishings and operations all declined.
Over the last 12 months, the index for all items less food and energy has risen 0.8 percent. The energy
index has risen 3.9 percent over that span with the gasoline index up 7.3 percent but the household
energy index down 0.2 percent. The food index has risen 1.5 percent, with the food at home index up 1.7
Here is a link to the entire release from the BLS.