From gas to groceries, here are the everyday products and services that have gone up the most in price since last year

Grocery shopping
  • Prices for American consumers increased 0.9% last month, the largest increase in a decade.
  • Used cars have made headlines, while others, like sewing machines, have caused less of a stir.
  • Products and services in over 45 categories had price increases of more than 5%.
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Consumer prices are rising, ticking up by 0.9% last month. That’s the largest increase in more than a decade, according to the latest US government figures.

But that figure is just a summary of the overall price picture for American households – the important stuff is in the details.

To see how that top-line number is playing out in everyday life, Insider pored through the tables and plucked out more than 45 product and service prices that have increased by more than 5% since last year.


Food

Bacon
Bacon and pork prices are up. apomares/Getty Images
  • Bacon +8.4%
  • Other Pork +6.5%
  • Fresh Seafood +6.4%
  • Whole Milk +7.5%
  • Apples +6.5%
  • Citrus Fruits +9.5%
  • Other Fruit +8.7%
  • Lettuce +5.1%
  • Fast Food +6.2%
  • Vending machine snacks +5.7%

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Fuel

A woman holds a pump nozzle in her hand at a gas station and refuels a car.
People are paying more at the pump. Sven Hoppe/picture alliance via Getty Images
  • Fuel Oil +44.5%
  • Propane, Kerosene, and Firewood +17.7%
  • Gasoline +45.1%

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Home Items

Home depot customer shopper washing machines
Household appliances are getting more expensive. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

  • Carpets +5.3%
  • Household Furniture +8.6%
  • Washers and Dryers +29.4%

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Clothes and Accessories

Levi's jeans
Shoppers are refreshing their wardrobes. Denis Poroy/AP
  • Men’s Pants and Shorts +11.1%
  • Boys’ Apparel +5.5%
  • Women’s Outerwear +8.4%
  • Women’s Dresses +15.8%
  • Girls’ apparel +5.5%
  • Shoes +6.5%
  • Watches +7.8%
  • Jewelry +12.3%

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Vehicles

Comprehensive Car Insurance
The chip shortage is creating all sorts of issues in the autos market. Don Mason/Getty Images
  • New Trucks +5.7%
  • Used Cars and Trucks +45.2%
  • Tires +5.2%

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Services

United Airlines Planes Landing
Air travel is coming back strong. Jeff Chiu/AP Photo
  • Hotels and Motels +16.9%
  • Domestic Services +10.6%
  • Moving and Storage +17.3%
  • Car and Truck Rental +87.7%
  • Car Insurance +11.3%
  • Airline Fares +24.6%
  • Cable and Satellite +TV 5.1%
  • Vet Services +5.2%
  • Delivery Services +7.7%
  • Land-line phone service +6.4%

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Other Stuff

Seamstress, sewing machine
Supplies for hobbies and home arts and crafts are more expensive. Shutterstock
  • Televisions +7.6%
  • Sporting goods +7.5%
  • Cameras +5.6%
  • Sewing Machines and Supplies +13.3%
  • Cigarettes +7.3%

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