U.S. Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U)

February 2013

chart: percent change from one year ago

On a seasonally adjusted basis the January CPI-U for all items was unchanged over the month. The index increased 1.6 percent from January 2012, not seasonally adjusted. A 0.3 percent increase in the index for all items less food and energy was offset by a 1.7 percent decline in the energy index. The largest energy declines were in the index for gasoline, which was down 3.0 percent, the fourth consecutive monthly decline. In the index for all items less food and energy, all major categories saw minor increases, but the largest was in apparel — up 0.8 percent over the month.