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Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation
12-September-2017 17:28 IST
Consumer Price Index Numbers on Base 2012=100 for Rural, Urban and Combined for the Month of August 2017

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

The Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has revised the Base Year of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) from 2010=100 to 2012=100 with effect from the release of indices for the month of January 2015.

2.         In this press note, the CPI (Rural, Urban, Combined) on Base 2012=100 is being released for the month of August 2017. In addition to this, Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) for all India Rural, Urban and Combined are also being released for August 2017. All India Inflation rates (on point to point basis i.e. current month over same month of last year, i.e., August 2017 over August 2016), based on General Indices and CFPIs are given as follows:

All India Inflation rates (%) based on CPI (General) and CFPI

Indices

August 2017 (Prov.)

July 2017 (Final)

August 2016 (Final)

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

CPI (General)

3.30

3.35

3.36

2.41

2.17

2.36

5.87

4.22

5.05

CFPI

1.38

1.67

1.52

0.07

-0.99

-0.36

6.32

5.10

5.91

Notes: Prov.  – Provisional, Combd. - Combined

3.         Monthly changes in the General Indices and CFPIs are given below:

Monthly changes (%) in All India CPI (General) and CFPI: Aug. 2017 over Jul. 2017

Indices

Rural

Urban

Combined

Index Value

% Change

Index Value

% Change

Index Value

% Change

Aug.17

Jul.17

Aug.17

Jul.17

Aug.17

Jul.17

CPI (General)

137.9

136.2

1.25

132.7

131.8

0.68

135.5

134.2

0.97

CFPI

139.9

137.7

1.60

140.4

139.6

0.57

140.1

138.3

1.30

Note: Figures of August 2017 are provisional.

4.         Provisional indices for the month of August 2017 and also the final indices for July 2017 are being released with this note for all-India and for State/UTs. All-India provisional General (all-groups), Group and Sub-group level CPI and CFPI numbers for August 2017 for Rural, Urban and Combined are given in Annexure I. The inflation rates of important categories of items are given in Annexure II. State/UT wise provisional General CPI numbers for Rural, Urban and Combined are given in Annexure III. Inflation rates of major States, having population more than 50 lakhs as per population Census 2011, are given in Annexure IV. State/UT–wise Group CPIs are available on the Ministry’s website (www.mospi.gov.in).  

5.         Price data are collected from selected towns by the Field Operations Division of NSSO and from selected villages by the Department of Posts. Price data are received through web portals, maintained by the National Informatics Centre.

Next date of release:  12th October 2017 (Thursday) for September 2017.                    


Annexure I

All India Consumer Price Indices

(Base: 2012=100)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description

Rural

Urban

Combined

Weights

Jul. 17 Index
(Final)

Aug. 17 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Jul. 17 Index
(Final)

Aug. 17 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Jul. 17 Index
(Final)

Aug. 17 Index
(Prov.)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

 

1.1.01

Cereals and products

12.35

134.0

134.8

6.59

132.8

133.2

9.67

133.6

134.3

 

1.1.02

Meat and fish

4.38

144.2

143.2

2.73

148.4

143.9

3.61

145.7

143.4

 

1.1.03

Egg

0.49

129.8

130.1

0.36

129.4

128.3

0.43

129.6

129.4

 

1.1.04

Milk and products

7.72

139.0

139.3

5.33

137.7

138.3

6.61

138.5

138.9

 

1.1.05

Oils and fats

4.21

120.9

120.5

2.81

113.4

114.1

3.56

118.1

118.1

 

1.1.06

Fruits

2.88

143.9

147.8

2.90

139.4

142.7

2.89

141.8

145.4

 

1.1.07

Vegetables

7.46

151.5

163.3

4.41

175.1

179.8

6.04

159.5

168.9

 

1.1.08

Pulses and products

2.95

138.1

137.4

1.73

124.7

123.5

2.38

133.6

132.7

 

1.1.09

Sugar and Confectionery

1.70

120.0

120.8

0.97

121.5

122.1

1.36

120.5

121.2

 

1.1.10

Spices

3.11

133.9

134.8

1.79

137.8

137.5

2.50

135.2

135.7

 

1.2.11

Non-alcoholic beverages

1.37

131.4

131.6

1.13

124.4

124.6

1.26

128.5

128.7

 

1.1.12

Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.

5.56

147.7

148.7

5.54

143.7

144.5

5.55

145.8

146.8

1

 

Food and beverages

54.18

138.5

140.6

36.29

139.8

140.5

45.86

139.0

140.6

2

 

Pan, tobacco and intoxicants

3.26

147.4

148.9

1.36

150.5

152.1

2.38

148.2

149.8

 

3.1.01

Clothing

6.32

144.3

145.3

4.72

131.6

132.7

5.58

139.3

140.3

 

3.1.02

Footwear

1.04

138.1

139.3

0.85

123.7

124.3

0.95

132.1

133.1

3

 

Clothing and footwear

7.36

143.5

144.5

5.57

130.4

131.4

6.53

138.3

139.3

4

 

Housing

-

-

-

21.67

132.6

134.4

10.07

132.6

134.4

5

 

Fuel and light

7.94

135.3

136.3

5.58

119.7

118.9

6.84

129.4

129.7

 

6.1.01

Household goods and services

3.75

136.1

137.3

3.87

127.2

127.7

3.80

131.9

132.8

 

6.1.02

Health

6.83

132.1

133.0

4.81

125.0

125.7

5.89

129.4

130.2

 

6.1.03

Transport and communication

7.60

119.1

120.3

9.73

113.2

114.6

8.59

116.0

117.3

 

6.1.04

Recreation and amusement

1.37

130.6

131.3

2.04

123.5

124.1

1.68

126.6

127.2

 

6.1.05

Education

3.46

138.6

140.1

5.62

135.5

135.7

4.46

136.8

137.5

 

6.1.06

Personal care and effects

4.25

124.4

125.5

3.47

122.4

123.3

3.89

123.6

124.6

6

 

Miscellaneous

27.26

128.6

129.7

29.53

123.0

123.8

28.32

125.9

126.8

General Index (All Groups)

100.00

136.2

137.9

100.00

131.8

132.7

100.00

134.2

135.5

Consumer Food Price Index

47.25

137.7

139.9

29.62

139.6

140.4

39.06

138.3

140.1

Notes:

1.                  Prov.   : Provisional.

2.                  -           : CPI (Rural) for housing is not compiled.

3.                   The weights are indicative to show relative importance of groups and sub-groups. However, all India indices have been compiled as weighted average of State indices.


Annexure II

All India annual inflation rates (%) for August 2017 (Provisional)

(Base: 2012=100)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description

Rural

Urban

Combined

 

Aug. 16 Index
(Final)

Aug. 17

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Aug. 16 Index
(Final)

Aug. 17

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Aug. 16 Index
(Final)

Aug. 17

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

 

1.1.01

Cereals and products

130.1

134.8

3.61

127.6

133.2

4.39

129.3

134.3

3.87

 

1.1.02

Meat and fish

138.8

143.2

3.17

140.3

143.9

2.57

139.3

143.4

2.94

 

1.1.03

Egg

130.3

130.1

-0.15

133.7

128.3

-4.04

131.6

129.4

-1.67

 

1.1.04

Milk and products

135.3

139.3

2.96

132.2

138.3

4.61

134.1

138.9

3.58

 

1.1.05

Oils and fats

119.9

120.5

0.50

111.8

114.1

2.06

116.9

118.1

1.03

 

1.1.06

Fruits

140.2

147.8

5.42

135.8

142.7

5.08

138.1

145.4

5.29

 

1.1.07

Vegetables

156.9

163.3

4.08

163.5

179.8

9.97

159.1

168.9

6.16

 

1.1.08

Pulses and products

172.2

137.4

-20.21

182.3

123.5

-32.25

175.6

132.7

-24.43

 

1.1.09

Sugar and Confectionery

112.1

120.8

7.76

114.6

122.1

6.54

112.9

121.2

7.35

 

1.1.10

Spices

134.9

134.8

-0.07

144.6

137.5

-4.91

138.1

135.7

-1.74

 

1.2.11

Non-alcoholic beverages

128.1

131.6

2.73

121.9

124.6

2.21

125.5

128.7

2.55

 

1.1.12

Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.

140.7

148.7

5.69

138.1

144.5

4.63

139.5

146.8

5.23

 

1

Food and beverages

138.0

140.6

1.88

137.6

140.5

2.11

137.9

140.6

1.96

 

2

Pan, tobacco and intoxicants

138.9

148.9

7.20

143.6

152.1

5.92

140.2

149.8

6.85

 

3.1.01

Clothing

137.8

145.3

5.44

128.3

132.7

3.43

134.1

140.3

4.62

 

3.1.02

Footwear

133.0

139.3

4.74

121.4

124.3

2.39

128.2

133.1

3.82

 

3

Clothing and footwear

137.1

144.5

5.40

127.3

131.4

3.22

133.2

139.3

4.58

 

4

Housing

-

-

-

127.3

134.4

5.58

127.3

134.4

5.58

 

5

Fuel and light

129.1

136.3

5.58

114.7

118.9

3.66

123.6

129.7

4.94

 

6.1.01

Household goods and services

130.6

137.3

5.13

123.9

127.7

3.07

127.4

132.8

4.24

 

6.1.02

Health

127.0

133.0

4.72

121.2

125.7

3.71

124.8

130.2

4.33

 

6.1.03

Transport and communication

116.0

120.3

3.71

110.4

114.6

3.80

113.1

117.3

3.71

 

6.1.04

Recreation and amusement

125.5

131.3

4.62

120.6

124.1

2.90

122.7

127.2

3.67

 

6.1.05

Education

131.9

140.1

6.22

131.5

135.7

3.19

131.7

137.5

4.40

 

6.1.06

Personal care and effects

122.0

125.5

2.87

120.9

123.3

1.99

121.5

124.6

2.55

 

6

Miscellaneous

124.2

129.7

4.43

119.9

123.8

3.25

122.1

126.8

3.85

 

General Index (All Groups)

133.5

137.9

3.30

128.4

132.7

3.35

131.1

135.5

3.36#

 

Consumer Food Price Index

138.0

139.9

1.38

138.1

140.4

1.67

138.0

140.1

1.52

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notes:

1.                   Prov.   : Provisional.

2.                   -           : CPI (Rural) for housing is not compiled.

3.                   #          : More than those of Rural as well as Urban due to rounding.

 

Annexure III

State/UT wise General Consumer Price Indices

(Base: 2012=100)

State/UT Code

Name of the State/UT

Rural

Urban

Combined

Weights

Jul. 17 Index
(Final)

Aug. 17 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Jul. 17 Index
(Final)

Aug. 17 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Jul. 17 Index
(Final)

Aug. 17 Index
(Prov.)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

01

Jammu & Kashmir

1.14

140.1

141.8

0.72

129.0

130.2

0.94

136.2

137.7

02

Himachal Pradesh

1.03

136.4

137.9

0.26

129.0

130.0

0.67

135.1

136.5

03

Punjab

3.31

131.9

134.4

3.09

128.2

130.4

3.21

130.2

132.6

04

Chandigarh

0.02

137.9

140.6

0.34

127.0

128.5

0.17

127.6

129.2

05

Uttarakhand

1.06

129.1

131.3

0.73

124.1

126.6

0.91

127.2

129.5

06

Haryana

3.30

133.6

135.2

3.35

127.6

129.8

3.32

130.8

132.7

07

Delhi

0.28

131.9

133.4

5.64

136.3

137.5

2.77

136.1

137.3

08

Rajasthan

6.63

138.4

140.8

4.23

134.7

136.0

5.51

137.1

139.1

09

Uttar Pradesh

14.83

131.4

133.1

9.54

131.6

132.5