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Consumer Price Index Numbers On Base 2012=100 For Rural, Urban And Combined For The Month Of March 2023

Posted On: 12 APR 2023 5:47PM by PIB Delhi

The National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) has released All India Consumer Price Index (CPI) on Base 2012=100 and corresponding Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) for Rural (R), Urban (U) and Combined (C) for the month of March 2023 (Provisional) including CPIs for Sub-Groups and Groups for both All India and all States/UTs.

2. The price data are collected from selected 1114 urban Markets and 1181 villages covering all States/UTs through personal visits by field staff of Field Operations Division of NSO, MoSPI on a weekly roster. During the month of March 2023, NSO collected prices from 100% villages and 98.5% urban Markets while the Market-wise prices reported therein were 90.4% for rural and 93.4% for urban.

3. All India Inflation rates (on point to point basis i.e. current month over same month of last year, i.e. March 2023 over March 2022), based on General Indices and CFPIs are given as follows:

All India year-on-year inflation rates (%) based on CPI (General) and CFPI: March 2023 over March 2022

 

Mar. 2023 (Prov.)

Feb. 2023 (Final)

Mar. 2022

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Inflation

CPI (General)

5.51

5.89

5.66

6.72

6.10

6.44

7.66

6.12

6.95

CFPI

4.66

4.82

4.79

6.60

5.09

5.95

8.04

7.04

7.68

Index

CPI (General)

178.0

176.3

177.2

177.9

175.6

176.8

168.7

166.5

167.7

CFPI

172.9

178.4

174.9

172.9

177.4

174.4

165.2

170.2

166.9

 Notes: Prov.  – Provisional, Combd. – Combined

 

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

Monthly changes (%) in All India CPI (General) and CFPI: March 2023 over February 2023

Indices

Mar. 2023 (Prov.)

Feb. 2023 (Final)

Monthly change (%)

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

CPI (General)

178.0

176.3

177.2

177.9

175.6

176.8

0.06

0.40

0.23

CFPI

172.9

178.4

174.9

172.9

177.4

174.4

0.00

0.56

0.29

           Note: Figures of March 2023 are provisional.

 

5.             Next date of release for April 2023 CPI is 12th May 2023 (Friday). For more details please visit the website www.mospi.gov.in

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