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Official Consumer Price Index basket weights and monthly adjusted consumer expenditure basket weights

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The title of the infographic is "Official Consumer Price Index basket weights and monthly adjusted consumer expenditure basket weights"

This is a stacked bar chart.

The Y axis represents the percent of the basket.

The Y axis starts at 0 and goes to 100, with increments of 10.

The X axis represents the official CPI as well as the monthly periods for the Adjusted price index from May 2021 to December 2021, with increments of 1.

There are eight series, each representing a major component. The first series represents the basket weight of the food component in the official CPI as well as the Adjusted price index from May 2021 to December 2021. The second series represents the basket weight of the shelter component in the official CPI as well as the Adjusted price index from May 2021 to December 2021. The third series represents the basket weight of the household operations, furnishings and equipment component in the official CPI as well as the Adjusted price index from May 2021 to December 2021. The fourth series represents the basket weight of the clothing and footwear component in the official CPI as well as the Adjusted price index from May 2021 to December 2021. The fifth series represents the basket weight of the transportation component in the official CPI as well as the Adjusted price index from May 2021 to December 2021. The sixth series represents the basket weight of the health and personal care component in the official CPI as well as the Adjusted price index from May 2021 to December 2021. The seventh series represents the basket weight of the recreation, education and reading component in the official CPI as well as the Adjusted price index from May 2021 to December 2021. The eighth series represents the basket weight of the alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and recreational cannabis component in the official CPI as well as the Adjusted price index from May 2021 to December 2021.

For the official CPI basket weights (May 2021 link month prices), the basket weight for the food component is 16.24, the basket weight for the shelter component is 30.03, the basket weight for the household operations, furnishings and equipment component is 14.89, the basket weight for the clothing and footwear component is 3.99, the basket weight for the transportation component is 15.96, the basket weight for the health and personal care component is 4.68, the basket weight for the recreation, education and reading component is 9.40 and the basket weight for the alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and recreational cannabis component is 4.80.

For the Adjusted price index at period May 2021, the basket weight for the food component is 15.89, the basket weight for the shelter component is 29.71, the basket weight for the household operations, furnishings and equipment component is 16.07, the basket weight for the clothing and footwear component is 3.27, the basket weight for the transportation component is 16.59, the basket weight for the health and personal care component is 4.58, the basket weight for the recreation, education and reading component is 9.26 and the basket weight for the alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and recreational cannabis component is 4.62.

For the adjusted price index at period June 2021, the basket weight for the food component is 15.67, the basket weight for the shelter component is 29.44, the basket weight for the household operations, furnishings and equipment component is 15.66, the basket weight for the clothing and footwear component is 4.59, the basket weight for the transportation component is 15.78, the basket weight for the health and personal care component is 4.45, the basket weight for the recreation, education and reading component is 9.51 and the basket weight for the alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and recreational cannabis component is 4.90.

For the adjusted price index at period July 2021, the basket weight for the food component is 16.49, the basket weight for the shelter component is 28.49, the basket weight for the household operations, furnishings and equipment component is 15.06, the basket weight for the clothing and footwear component is 4.47, the basket weight for the transportation component is 16.55, the basket weight for the health and personal care component is 4.60, the basket weight for the recreation, education and reading component is 8.96 and the basket weight for the alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and recreational cannabis component is 5.38.

For the adjusted price index at period August 2021, the basket weight for the food component is 16.44, the basket weight for the shelter component is 28.56, the basket weight for the household operations, furnishings and equipment component is 14.70, the basket weight for the clothing and footwear component is 4.70, the basket weight for the transportation component is 16.58, the basket weight for the health and personal care component is 4.53, the basket weight for the recreation, education and reading component is 9.34 and the basket weight for the alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and recreational cannabis component is 5.15.

For the adjusted price index at period September 2021, the basket weight for the food component is 16.08, the basket weight for the shelter component is 28.77, the basket weight for the household operations, furnishings and equipment component is 14.63, the basket weight for the clothing and footwear component is 4.59, the basket weight for the transportation component is 16.88, the basket weight for the health and personal care component is 4.70, the basket weight for the recreation, education and reading component is 9.53 and the basket weight for the alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and recreational cannabis component is 4.82.

For the adjusted price index at period October 2021, the basket weight for the food component is 16.00, the basket weight for the shelter component is 29.00, the basket weight for the household operations, furnishings and equipment component is 14.86, the basket weight for the clothing and footwear component is 5.12, the basket weight for the transportation component is 16.92, the basket weight for the health and personal care component is 4.50, the basket weight for the recreation, education and reading component is 9.05 and the basket weight for the alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and recreational cannabis component is 4.55.

For the adjusted price index at period November 2021, the basket weight for the food component is 15.42, the basket weight for the shelter component is 28.94, the basket weight for the household operations, furnishings and equipment component is 15.18, the basket weight for the clothing and footwear component is 5.60, the basket weight for the transportation component is 16.26, the basket weight for the health and personal care component is 4.10, the basket weight for the recreation, education and reading component is 10.17 and the basket weight for the alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and recreational cannabis component is 4.33.

For the adjusted price index at period December 2021, the basket weight for the food component is 16.33, the basket weight for the shelter component is 28.10, the basket weight for the household operations, furnishings and equipment component is 15.99, the basket weight for the clothing and footwear component is 5.96, the basket weight for the transportation component is 13.75, the basket weight for the health and personal care component is 4.24, the basket weight for the recreation, education and reading component is 11.34 and the basket weight for the alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and recreational cannabis component is 4.30.

Source(s): Consumer Prices Program.

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