Jamie Pentagulio

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released November 2020 Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) today. The all items index decreased 0.1% in the last month and increased 1.2% in the last twelve months. Other food at home decreased 0.7% since October 2020 and increased 2.9% since November 2019. Peanut butter saw a 0.1% increase from last month and a 2.9% increase from twelve months ago. Beer, ale and other malt beverages at home rose 1.0% between October – November 2020 and increased 4.2% from November 2019 – November 2020. Alcoholic beverages saw an increase of 0.4% in the last month and a rise of 3.0% in the last twelve months. Household paper products rose by 4.0% since October 2020 and increased 7.7% since November 2019. Outdoor equipment and supplies increased 1.7% between October 2020 – November 2020 and rose 4.1% between November 2019 – November 2020. Housekeeping supplies rose 1.2% in the last month and increased 5.4% in the last twelve months. Tobacco and smoking products increased 0.5% from October 2020 and saw a 4.4% increase from November 2019. Appliances rose by 0.3% in the last month and increased 6.1% in the last twelve months.



BLS CPI Historical Annual Inflation Rate Averages Through November 2020 Table For Selected Categories

BLS CPI CodeBLS CPI Category Description1M 11/20YTD 11/201Y 11/203Y 11/205Y 11/2010Y 11/2020Y 11/20
SAFFOOD & BEVERAGES-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SAF11Food at home-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SAF114Nonalcoholic beverages & beverage materials-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEFNJuices & nonalcoholic drinks-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEFN01Carbonated drinks-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEFN03Nonfrozen noncarbonated juices & drinks-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEFPBeverage materials including coffee & tea-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEFP02Other beverage materials including tea-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SAF115Other food at home-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEFT06Other miscellaneous foods-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEFWAlcoholic beverages at home-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEFW01Beer, ale & other malt beverages at home-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEFW02Distilled spirits at home-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEFW03Wine at home-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEHEFUEL OIL & OTHER FUELS-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SAH3HOUSEHOLD FURNISHINGS & OPERATIONS-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SAM1MEDICAL CARE COMMODITIES-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEMFMedicinal drugs-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEMF01Prescription drugs-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEMF02Nonprescription drugs-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEMGMedical equipment and supplies-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEEAEDUCATIONAL BOOKS & SUPPLIES-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEGATOBACCO & SMOKING PRODUCTS-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEGBPERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEGEMISCELLANEOUS PERSONAL GOODS-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SAGOTHER GOODS AND SERVICES-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SEREOther recreational goods-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%
SERGRecreational reading materials-0.2%3.0%3.7%2.3%1.6%2.0%2.3%


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