Here is the link to the BLS and report.
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX: JULY 2008
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased
0.5 percent in July, before seasonal adjustment, the Bureau of Labor
Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor reported today. The July level
of 219.964 (1982-84=100) was 5.6 percent higher than in July 2007.
The Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers
(CPI-W) increased 0.5 percent in July, prior to seasonal adjustment. The
July level of 216.304 (1982-84=100) was 6.2 percent higher than in July
The Chained Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (C-CPI-U)
increased 0.4 percent in July on a not seasonally adjusted basis. The
July level of 126.116 (December 1999=100) was 4.8 percent higher than in
July 2007. Please note that the indexes for the post-2006 period are
subject to revision.
CPI for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U)
On a seasonally adjusted basis, the CPI-U advanced 0.8 percent in
July, following a 1.1 percent increase in June. The index for energy rose
sharply for the third straight month, increasing 4.0 percent in July and
accounting for about half of the overall increase in the all items index.
The food index rose 0.9 percent in July after rising 0.8 percent in June.
The index for food at home rose 1.2 percent in July after rising 1.0
percent in June. Indexes for five of the six major grocery store food
groups rose at least 1.0 percent. The index for all items less food and
energy increased 0.3 percent in July, the second straight such increase.
The indexes for apparel and for recreation increased more sharply than in
June, but the indexes for shelter and medical care rose more slowly.
Consumer Price Index Summary