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Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation
12-October-2017 17:28 IST
Consumer Price Index Numbers on base 2012=100 for Rural, Urban and Combined for the month of September 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 September 2017. In addition to this, Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) for all India Rural, Urban and Combined are also being released for September 2017. All India Inflation rates (on point to point basis i.e. current month over same month of last year, i.e., September 2017 over September 2016), based on General Indices and CFPIs are given as follows:

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

Indices

September 2017 (Prov.)

August 2017 (Final)

September 2016 (Final)

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

CPI (General)

3.15

3.44

3.28

3.22

3.35

3.28

5.04

3.64

4.39

CFPI

1.31

1.25

1.25

1.38

1.67

1.52

4.50

2.88

3.96

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: Sep. 2017 over Aug. 2017

Indices

Rural

Urban

Combined

Index Value

% Change

Index Value

% Change

Index Value

% Change

Sep.17

Aug.17

Sep.17

Aug.17

Sep.17

Aug.17

CPI (General)

137.6

137.8

-0.15

132.4

132.7

-0.23

135.2

135.4

-0.15

CFPI

138.7

139.9

-0.86

137.3

140.4

-2.21

138.2

140.1

-1.36

Note: Figures of September 2017 are provisional.

4.         Provisional indices for the month of September 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 September 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:  13th November 2017 (Monday) for October 2017.                    


Annexure I

All India Consumer Price Indices

(Base: 2012=100)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description

Rural

Urban

Combined

Weights

Aug. 17 Index
(Final)

Sep. 17 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Aug. 17 Index
(Final)

Sep. 17 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Aug. 17 Index
(Final)

Sep. 17 Index
(Prov.)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

 

1.1.01

Cereals and products

12.35

134.8

135.2

6.59

133.2

133.6

9.67

134.3

134.7

 

1.1.02

Meat and fish

4.38

143.1

142.0

2.73

143.9

143.0

3.61

143.4

142.4

 

1.1.03

Egg

0.49

130.0

130.6

0.36

128.3

129.7

0.43

129.3

130.3

 

1.1.04

Milk and products

7.72

139.4

140.2

5.33

138.3

138.7

6.61

139.0

139.6

 

1.1.05

Oils and fats

4.21

120.5

120.7

2.81

114.1

114.5

3.56

118.1

118.4

 

1.1.06

Fruits

2.88

148.0

148.0

2.90

142.7

137.5

2.89

145.5

143.1

 

1.1.07

Vegetables

7.46

162.9

154.5

4.41

179.8

160.7

6.04

168.6

156.6

 

1.1.08

Pulses and products

2.95

137.4

137.1

1.73

123.5

124.5

2.38

132.7

132.9

 

1.1.09

Sugar and Confectionery

1.70

120.8

121.0

0.97

122.1

122.4

1.36

121.2

121.5

 

1.1.10

Spices

3.11

134.7

134.7

1.79

137.5

137.3

2.50

135.6

135.6

 

1.2.11

Non-alcoholic beverages

1.37

131.6

131.6

1.13

124.6

124.8

1.26

128.7

128.8

 

1.1.12

Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.

5.56

148.7

149.2

5.54

144.5

145.0

5.55

146.8

147.3

1

 

Food and beverages

54.18

140.6

139.6

36.29

140.5

138.0

45.86

140.6

139.0

2

 

Pan, tobacco and intoxicants

3.26

149.0

149.8

1.36

152.1

153.6

2.38

149.8

150.8

 

3.1.01

Clothing

6.32

145.3

146.1

4.72

132.7

133.3

5.58

140.3

141.1

 

3.1.02

Footwear

1.04

139.2

139.7

0.85

124.3

124.6

0.95

133.0

133.4

3

 

Clothing and footwear

7.36

144.5

145.2

5.57

131.4

132.0

6.53

139.3

140.0

4

 

Housing

-

-

-

21.67

134.4

135.7

10.07

134.4

135.7

5

 

Fuel and light

7.94

136.4

137.4

5.58

118.9

120.6

6.84

129.8

131.0

 

6.1.01

Household goods and services

3.75

137.3

137.9

3.87

127.7

128.1

3.80

132.8

133.3

 

6.1.02

Health

6.83

133.0

133.4

4.81

125.7

126.1

5.89

130.2

130.6

 

6.1.03

Transport and communication

7.60

120.3

121.1

9.73

114.6

115.7

8.59

117.3

118.3

 

6.1.04

Recreation and amusement

1.37

131.5

132.3

2.04

124.1

124.5

1.68

127.3

127.9

 

6.1.05

Education

3.46

140.2

139.6

5.62

135.7

135.9

4.46

137.6

137.4

 

6.1.06

Personal care and effects

4.25

125.4

126.7

3.47

123.3

124.4

3.89

124.5

125.7

6

 

Miscellaneous

27.26

129.7

130.3

29.53

123.8

124.5

28.32

126.8

127.5

General Index (All Groups)

100.00

137.8

137.6

100.00

132.7

132.4

100.00

135.4

135.2

Consumer Food Price Index

47.25

139.9

138.7

29.62

140.4

137.3

39.06

140.1

138.2

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 September 2017 (Provisional)

(Base: 2012=100)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description

Rural

Urban

Combined

 

Sep. 16 Index
(Final)

Sep. 17

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Sep. 16 Index
(Final)

Sep. 17

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Sep. 16 Index
(Final)

Sep. 17

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

 

1.1.01

Cereals and products

130.8

135.2

3.36

128.1

133.6

4.29

129.9

134.7

3.70

 

1.1.02

Meat and fish

138.2

142.0

2.75

137.7

143.0

3.85

138.0

142.4

3.19

 

1.1.03

Egg

130.5

130.6

0.08

130.6

129.7

-0.69

130.5

130.3

-0.15

 

1.1.04

Milk and products

135.5

140.2

3.47

132.6

138.7

4.60

134.4

139.6

3.87

 

1.1.05

Oils and fats

120.2

120.7

0.42

111.9

114.5

2.32

117.2

118.4

1.02

 

1.1.06

Fruits

139.2

148.0

6.32

132.5

137.5

3.77

136.1

143.1

5.14

 

1.1.07

Vegetables

149.5

154.5

3.34

152.9

160.7

5.10

150.7

156.6

3.92

 

1.1.08

Pulses and products

170.4

137.1

-19.54

173.6

124.5

-28.28

171.5

132.9

-22.51

 

1.1.09

Sugar and Confectionery