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

May 2015

Line graph-Consumer Price Index, Percent Change from One Year Ago

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 0.1 percent in April on a seasonally adjusted basis the BLS reported. The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.3 percent. The index for shelter also rose. The energy index declined in April, while the food index was unchanged. The all items index declined 0.2 percent for the 12 months ending April. The decline was driven by the energy index, which fell 19.4 percent over the last 12 months. The food index rose 2.0 percent over the last year, and the index for all items less food and energy rose 1.8 percent.

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