Here are the following inflation rates year over year as of October 2021:

All items totaled: +6.2%

  • Total food +5.3%
  • Food at home +5.4%
  • Food away from home +5.3%
  • Total energy +30.0%
  • Energy commodities +49.5%
  • Gasoline (all types) +49.6%
  • Fuel oil +59.1%
  • Energy services +11.2%
  • Electricity 6.5%
  • Utility: piped gas service +28.1%
  • All items excluding food and energy +4.6%
  • Commodities excluding food and energy commodities +8.4%
  • New vehicles +9.8%
  • Used cars and trucks +26.4%
  • Apparel +4.3%
  • Medical care commodities -0.4%
  • Services excluding energy services +3.2%
  • Shelter +3.5%
  • Transportation services +4.5%
  • Medical care services +1.7%

Source Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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