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Annual Average Consumer Price Index Research Series Using Current Methods (CPI-U-RS)
- All Items: 1947 to 2001

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        Year        CPI-U-RS 1/                Year        CPI-U-RS 1/

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1947..........             38.3        1975..........             88.9

1948..........             41.4        1976..........             94.0

1949..........             40.9

1950..........             41.4        1977..........            100.0

1951..........             44.7        1978..........            104.3

                                       1979..........            114.1

1952..........             45.5        1980..........            126.7

1953..........             45.9        1981..........            138.6

1954..........             46.2

1955..........             46.1        1982..........            146.8

1956..........             46.7        1983..........            152.9

                                       1984..........            159.0

1957..........             48.3        1985..........            164.3

1958..........             49.7        1986..........            167.3

1959..........             50.0

1960..........             50.9        1987..........            173.0

1961..........             51.4        1988..........            179.3

                                       1989..........            187.0

1962..........             51.9        1990..........            196.3

1963..........             52.6        1991..........            203.4

1964..........             53.3

1965..........             54.1        1992..........            208.5

1966..........             55.7        1993..........            213.7

                                       1994..........            218.2

1967..........             57.4        1995..........            223.5

1968..........             59.7        1996..........            229.5

1969..........             62.3

1970..........             65.3        1997..........            234.4

1971..........             68.2        1998..........            237.7

                                       1999..........            242.7

1972..........             70.3        2000..........            250.8

1973..........             74.7        2001..........            257.8

1974..........             82.1

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1/ The Census Bureau uses the Bureau of Labor Statistics' experimental Consumer

Price Index (CPI-U-RS) for 1977 through 2001.  The Census Bureau derived the

CPI-U-RS for years before 1977 by applying the 1977 CPI-U-RS-to-CPI-U ratio to the 1947

to 1976 CPI-U.



Note:  Data users can compute the percentage changes in prices between earlier

years' data and 2001 by dividing the annual average Consumer Price Index (CPI-U-RS)

for 2001 by the annual average for the earlier year(s).



For more information on the CPI-U-RS go to stats.bls.gov/cpirsdc.htm

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: June 16, 2010