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14-January-2019 17:30 IST
Consumer Price Index Numbers on Base 2012=100 for Rural, Urban and Combined for the Month of December 2018

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 December 2018. In addition to this, Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) for all India Rural, Urban and Combined are also being released for December 2018. All India Inflation rates (on point to point basis i.e. current month over same month of last year, i.e., December 2018 over December 2017), based on General Indices and CFPIs are given as follows:

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

Indices

December 2018 (Prov.)

November 2018 (Final)

December 2017 (Final)

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

CPI (General)

1.65

2.91

2.19

1.71

3.12

2.33

5.27

5.09

5.21

CFPI

-2.84

-1.89

-2.51

-2.40

-3.04

-2.61

5.08

4.71

4.96

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: Dec. 2018 over Nov. 2018

Indices

Rural

Urban

Combined

Index Value

% Change

Index Value

% Change

Index Value

% Change

Dec.18

Nov. 18

Dec.18

Nov. 18

Dec.18

Nov. 18

CPI (General)

142.1

142.4

-0.21

138.0

139.0

-0.72

140.2

140.8

-0.43

CFPI

136.7

138.2

-1.09

135.2

137.0

-1.31

136.2

137.8

-1.16

Note: Figures of December 2018 are provisional.

4.         Provisional indices for the month of December 2018 and also the final indices for November 2018 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 December 2018 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 and selected villages by the Field Operations Division of NSSO. Price data are received through web portals, maintained by the National Informatics Centre.

Next date of release:  12th February 2019 (Tuesday) for January 2019.                    

 

Annexure I

All India Consumer Price Indices

(Base: 2012=100)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description

Rural

Urban

Combined

Weights

Nov. 18 Index
(Final)

Dec. 18 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Nov. 18 Index
(Final)

Dec. 18 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Nov. 18 Index
(Final)

Dec. 18 Index
(Prov.)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

 

1.1.01

Cereals and products

12.35

137.1

137.1

6.59

138.1

138.5

9.67

137.4

137.5

 

1.1.02

Meat and fish

4.38

150.8

152.0

2.73

146.3

147.8

3.61

149.2

150.5

 

1.1.03

Egg

0.49

136.7

137.5

0.36

137.8

141.0

0.43

137.1

138.9

 

1.1.04

Milk and products

7.72

141.9

142.5

5.33

141.6

141.6

6.61

141.8

142.2

 

1.1.05

Oils and fats

4.21

122.8

124.5

2.81

118.1

118.2

3.56

121.1

122.2

 

1.1.06

Fruits

2.88

143.9

140.4

2.90

141.5

138.5

2.89

142.8

139.5

 

1.1.07

Vegetables

7.46

147.5

137.3

4.41

145.2

132.4

6.04

146.7

135.6

 

1.1.08

Pulses and products

2.95

121.0

121.1

1.73

115.3

117.5

2.38

119.1

119.9

 

1.1.09

Sugar and Confectionery

1.70

111.6

110.0

0.97

112.5

111.0

1.36

111.9

110.3

 

1.1.10

Spices

3.11

140.6

140.7

1.79

141.4

141.5

2.50

140.9

141.0

 

1.2.11

Non-alcoholic beverages

1.37

137.5

138.0

1.13

128.0

128.1

1.26

133.5

133.9

 

1.1.12

Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.

5.56

156.1

156.2

5.54

152.6

152.9

5.55

154.5

154.7

1

 

Food and beverages

54.18

140.0

138.8

36.29

139.1

137.6

45.86

139.7

138.4

2

 

Pan, tobacco and intoxicants

3.26

161.9

162.5

1.36

164.4

164.6

2.38

162.6

163.1

 

3.1.01

Clothing

6.32

151.7

151.8

4.72

142.4

142.7

5.58

148.0

148.2

 

3.1.02

Footwear

1.04

145.5

146.1

0.85

130.2

130.3

0.95

139.1

139.5

3

 

Clothing and footwear

7.36

150.8

151.0

5.57

140.5

140.8

6.53

146.7

147.0

4

 

Housing

-

-

-

21.67

146.9

146.5

10.07

146.9

146.5

5

 

Fuel and light

7.94

150.3

149.2

5.58

136.7

132.4

6.84

145.1

142.8

 

6.1.01

Household goods and services

3.75

148.0

149.7

3.87

135.8

136.2

3.80

142.2

143.3

 

6.1.02

Health

6.83

145.4

149.9

4.81

136.8

137.3

5.89

142.1

145.1

 

6.1.03

Transport and communication

7.60

130.3

128.9

9.73

121.2

118.8

8.59

125.5

123.6

 

6.1.04

Recreation and amusement

1.37

143.1

143.4

2.04

131.3

131.7

1.68

136.5

136.8

 

6.1.05

Education

3.46

150.2

155.1

5.62

146.1

146.5

4.46

147.8

150.1

 

6.1.06

Personal care and effects

4.25

133.1

133.4

3.47

130.5

130.8

3.89

132.0

132.3

6

 

Miscellaneous

27.26

140.1

141.8

29.53

132.2

131.7

28.32

136.3

136.9

General Index (All Groups)

100.00

142.4

142.1

100.00

139.0

138.0

100.00

140.8

140.2

Consumer Food Price Index

47.25

138.2

136.7

29.62

137.0

135.2

39.06

137.8

136.2

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 December 2018 (Provisional)

(Base: 2012=100)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description

Rural

Urban

Combined

 

Dec. 17 Index
(Final)

Dec. 18

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Dec. 17 Index
(Final)

Dec. 18

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Dec. 17 Index
(Final)

Dec. 18

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

 

 

1.1.01

Cereals and products

136.4

137.1

0.51

134.4

138.5

3.05

135.8

137.5

1.25

 

 

1.1.02

Meat and fish

143.7

152.0

5.78

142.6

147.8

3.65

143.3

150.5

5.02

 

 

1.1.03

Egg

144.8

137.5

-5.04

145.9

141.0

-3.36

145.2

138.9

-4.34

 

 

1.1.04

Milk and products

141.9

142.5

0.42

139.5

141.6

1.51

141.0

142.2

0.85

 

 

1.1.05

Oils and fats

123.1

124.5

1.14

115.9

118.2

1.98

120.5

122.2

1.41

 

 

1.1.06

Fruits

147.2

140.4

-4.62

135.0

138.5

2.59

141.5

139.5

-1.41

 

 

1.1.07

Vegetables

161.0

137.3

-14.72

163.2

132.4

-18.87

161.7

135.6

-16.14

 

 

1.1.08

Pulses and products

133.8

121.1

-9.49

119.8

117.5

-1.92

129.1

119.9

-7.13

 

 

1.1.09

Sugar and Confectionery

121.9

110.0

-9.76

120.7

111.0

-8.04

121.5

110.3

-9.22

 

 

1.1.10

Spices

135.8

140.7

3.61

139.7

141.5

1.29

137.1

141.0

2.84

 

 

1.2.11

Non-alcoholic beverages

131.1

138.0

5.26

125.7

128.1

1.91

128.8

133.9

3.96

 

 

1.1.12

Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.

151.4

156.2

3.17

146.3

152.9

4.51

149.0

154.7

3.83

 

1

 

Food and beverages

141.5

138.8

-1.91

138.8

137.6

-0.86

140.5

138.4

-1.49

 

2

 

Pan, tobacco and intoxicants

153.2

162.5

6.07

157.0

164.6

4.84

154.2

163.1

5.77

 

 

3.1.01

Clothing

148.0

151.8

2.57

135.6

142.7

5.24

143.1

148.2

3.56

 

 

3.1.02

Footwear

141.9

146.1

2.96

125.6

130.3

3.74

135.1

139.5

3.26

 

3

 

Clothing and footwear

147.2

151.0

2.58

134.0

140.8

5.07

142.0

147.0

3.52

 

4

 

Housing

-

-

-

139.1

146.5

5.32

139.1

146.5

5.32

 

5

 

Fuel and light

142.6

149.2

4.63

126.8

132.4

4.42

136.6

142.8

4.54

 

 

6.1.01

Household goods and services

139.5

149.7

7.31

129.3

136.2

5.34

134.7

143.3

6.38

 

 

6.1.02

Health

136.1

149.9

10.14

128.2

137.3

7.10

133.1

145.1

9.02

 

 

6.1.03

Transport and communication

122.0

128.9

5.66

115.3

118.8

3.04

118.5

123.6

4.30

 

 

6.1.04

Recreation and amusement

133.4

143.4

7.50

125.6

131.7

4.86

129.0

136.8

6.05

 

 

6.1.05

Education

141.1

155.1

9.92

136.7

146.5

7.17

138.5

150.1

8.38

 

 

6.1.06

Personal care and effects

127.8

133.4

4.38

124.6

130.8

4.98

126.5

132.3

4.58

 

6

 

Miscellaneous

131.9

141.8

7.51

125.1

131.7

5.28

128.6

136.9

6.45

 

General Index (All Groups)

139.8

142.1

1.65

134.1

138.0

2.91

137.2

140.2

2.19

 

Consumer Food Price Index

140.7

136.7

-2.84

137.8

135.2

-1.89

139.7

136.2

-2.51

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notes:

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

 

Annexure III

State/UT wise General Consumer Price Indices

(Base: 2012=100)

 

State/UT Code

Name of the State/UT

Rural

Urban

Combined

Weights

Nov. 18 Index
(Final)

Dec. 18 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Nov. 18 Index
(Final)

Dec. 18 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Nov. 18 Index
(Final)

Dec. 18 Index
(Prov.)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

01

Jammu & Kashmir

1.14

156.7

151.0

0.72

141.8

140.2

0.94

151.4

147.2

02

Himachal Pradesh

1.03

135.1

135.5

0.26

137.5

136.5

0.67

135.5

135.7

03

Punjab

3.31

141.5

142.3

3.09

134.7

133.2

3.21

138.5

138.2

04

Chandigarh

0.02

140.5

140.7

0.34

136.4

135.5

0.17

136.6

135.8

05

Uttarakhand

1.06

137.6

136.8

0.73

136.3

133.5

0.91

137.1

135.6

06

Haryana

3.30

137.7

135.5

3.35

136.1

134.7

3.32

137.0

135.1

07

Delhi

0.28

141.0

140.3

5.64

141.3

139.0

2.77

141.3

139.1

08

Rajasthan

6.63

141.3

140.9

4.23

140.8

139.8

5.51

141.1

140.5

09

Uttar Pradesh

14.83

137.3

137.4

9.54

140.7

138.9

12.37

138.5

137.9

10

Bihar

8.21

147.2

147.2

1.62

137.5

136.6

5.14

145.8

145.7

11

Sikkim

0.06

156.0

152.9

0.03

146.6

145.6

0.05

152.9

150.5

12

Arunachal Pradesh

0.14

165.0

162.3

0.06

--

--

0.10

--

--

13

Nagaland

0.14

159.5

160.7

0.12

139.6

139.6

0.13

151.0

151.7

14

Manipur

0.23

166.1

165.9

0.12

141.3

140.9

0.18

158.3

158.0

15

Mizoram

0.07

139.0

139.1

0.13

130.3

130.0

0.10

133.7

133.5

16

Tripura

0.35

149.6

150.5

0.14

145.4

145.6

0.25

148.5

149.2

17

Meghalaya

0.28

138.6

139.0

0.15

133.4

133.0

0.22

137.0

137.1

18

Assam

2.63

145.3

145.0

0.79

138.8

137.1

1.77

144.0

143.4

19

West Bengal

6.99

146.5

144.9

7.20

139.2

138.0

7.09

143.1

141.6

20

Jharkhand

1.96

144.8

146.1

1.39

138.8

138.1

1.69

142.5

143.0

21

Odisha

2.93

142.5

142.0

1.31

137.0

136.2

2.18

141.0

140.4

22

Chhattisgarh

1.68

141.0

140.1

1.22

140.0

138.1

1.46

140.6

139.3

23

Madhya Pradesh

4.93

135.8

135.7

3.97

140.6

138.8

4.48

137.8

137.0

24

Gujarat

4.54

143.4

140.5

6.82

132.8

132.4

5.60

137.4

135.9

25

Daman & Diu

0.02

147.2

144.9

0.02

134.0

134.0

0.02

141.7

140.3

26

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

0.02

140.5

140.0

0.04

131.4

131.0

0.03

134.4

134.0

27

Maharashtra

8.25

142.0

142.6

18.86

135.1

134.5

13.18

137.4

137.2

28

Andhra Pradesh

5.40

139.6

140.0

3.64

140.0

139.4

4.58

139.7

139.8

29

Karnataka

5.09

145.4

145.1

6.81

145.1

145.2

5.89

145.2

145.2

30

Goa

0.14

155.0

149.0

0.25

134.3

134.4

0.19

142.3

140.1

31

Lakshadweep

0.01

137.4

147.5

0.01

139.8

137.0

0.01

138.6

142.1

32

Kerala

5.50

147.4

148.3

3.46

144.8

144.0

4.55

146.5

146.8

33

Tamil Nadu

5.55

144.7

145.1

9.20

143.1

142.5

7.25

143.8

143.6

34

Puducherry

0.08

144.6

143.1

0.27

141.8

141.5

0.17

142.5

141.9

35

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

0.05

163.6

158.4

0.07

139.0

141.1

0.06

151.1

149.6

36

Telangana

3.16

140.2

139.3

4.41

139.3

138.0

3.74

139.7

138.6

99

All India

100.00

142.4

142.1

100.00

139.0

138.0

100.00

140.8

140.2

 

Notes: 

1.             Prov.       :  Provisional.

         2.             --             :  indicates the receipt of price schedules is less than 80% of allocated schedules and therefore indices are not compiled.

 

 

Annexure IV

 

Major State/UT wise annual inflation rates (%) for December 2018 (Provisional)

(Base: 2012=100)

 

State/UT Code

Name of the State/UT

Rural

Urban

Combined

Dec. 17 Index
(Final)

Dec. 18

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Dec. 17 Index
(Final)

Dec. 18

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Dec. 17 Index
(Final)

Dec. 18

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

01

Jammu & Kashmir

146.8

151.0

2.86

134.2

140.2

4.47

142.4

147.2

3.37

02

Himachal Pradesh

141.2

135.5

-4.04

131.8

136.5

3.57

139.5

135.7

-2.72

03

Punjab

137.0

142.3

3.87

130.4

133.2

2.15

134.0

138.2

3.13

05

Uttarakhand

133.9

136.8

2.17

129.5

133.5

3.09

132.3

135.6

2.49

06

Haryana

136.3

135.5

-0.59

133.0

134.7

1.28

134.8

135.1

0.22

07

Delhi

132.7

140.3

5.73

136.5

139.0

1.83

136.3

139.1

2.05

08

Rajasthan

139.1

140.9

1.29

136.7

139.8

2.27

138.2

140.5

1.66

09

Uttar Pradesh

134.6

137.4

2.08

135.0

138.9

2.89

134.7

137.9

2.38

10

Bihar

140.2

147.2

4.99

132.5

136.6

3.09

139.1

145.7

4.74

18

Assam

138.4

145.0

4.77

131.6

137.1

4.18

137.0

143.4

4.67

19

West Bengal

140.2

144.9

3.35

134.7

138.0

2.45

137.6

141.6

2.91

20

Jharkhand

144.7

146.1

0.97

132.2

138.1

4.46

139.9

143.0

2.22

21

Odisha

142.4

142.0

-0.28

132.1

136.2

3.10

139.5

140.4

0.65

22

Chhattisgarh

142.4

140.1

-1.62

133.7

138.1

3.29

139.0

139.3

0.22

23

Madhya Pradesh

133.9

135.7

1.34

134.3

138.8

3.35

134.1

137.0

2.16

24

Gujarat

140.4

140.5

0.07

128.2

132.4

3.28

133.5

135.9

1.80

27

Maharashtra

142.3

142.6

0.21

130.1

134.5

3.38

134.2

137.2

2.24

28

Andhra Pradesh

146.1

140.0

-4.18

136.6

139.4

2.05

142.6

139.8

-1.96

29

Karnataka

140.6

145.1

3.20

139.1

145.2

4.39

139.8

145.2

3.86

32

Kerala

142.4

148.3

4.14

138.5

144.0

3.97

141.0

146.8

4.11

33

Tamil Nadu

141.6

145.1

2.47

139.0

142.5

2.52

140.1

143.6

2.50

36

Telangana

142.5

139.3

-2.25

135.4

138.0

1.92

138.6

138.6

0.00

99

All India

139.8

142.1

1.65

134.1

138.0

2.91

137.2

140.2

2.19

Notes: 

  1. Prov.               :  Provisional.       

 

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