Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation
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India’s Retail Inflation 5.69 per cent in December 2023


CONSUMER PRICE INDEX NUMBERS ON BASE 2012=100 FOR RURAL, URBAN AND COMBINED FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2023

Posted On: 12 JAN 2024 5:30PM by PIB Delhi

The National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) is releasing 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 December 2023 (Provisional) in this press note. CPIs for Sub-Groups and Groups for both All India and all States/UTs are also being released.

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 December 2023, NSO collected prices from 99.9% villages and 98.6% urban markets while the market-wise prices reported therein were 90.0% for rural and 93.7% for urban.

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

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

 

Dec. 2023 (Prov.)

Nov. 2023 (Final)

Dec. 2022

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Inflation

CPI (General)

5.93

5.46

5.69

5.85

5.26

5.55

6.05

5.39

5.72

CFPI

8.97

10.42

9.53

8.38

9.33

8.70

5.05

2.80

4.19

Index

CPI (General)

187.6

183.6

185.7

188.2

184.2

186.3

177.1

174.1

175.7

CFPI

188.3

194.9

190.7

190.1

196.8

192.4

172.8

176.5

174.1

 Notes: Prov.  – Provisional, Combd. – Combined

 

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

Monthly changes (%) in All India CPI (General) and CFPI: December 2023 over November 2023

Indices

Dec. 2023 (Prov.)

Nov. 2023 (Final)

Monthly change (%)

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

CPI (General)

187.6

183.6

185.7

188.2

184.2

186.3

-0.32

-0.33

-0.32

CFPI

188.3

194.9

190.7

190.1

196.8

192.4

-0.95

-0.97

-0.88

           Note: Figures of December 2023 are provisional.

Next date of release for January 2024 CPI is 12th February 2024 (Monday). For more details please visit the website www.mospi.gov.in

 

List of Annex

Annex

Title

I

All-India General, Group and Sub-group level CPI and CFPI numbers for November 2023 (Final) and December 2023 (Provisional) for Rural, Urban and Combined

II

All-India inflation rates (%) for General, Group and Sub-group level CPI and CFPI numbers for December 2023 (Provisional) for Rural, Urban and Combined

III

General CPI for States for Rural, Urban and Combined for November 2023 (Final) and December 2023 (Provisional)

IV

Year-on-year inflation rates (%) of major States for Rural, Urban and Combined for December 2023 (Provisional)

 

Annex I

All-India General, Group and Sub-group level CPI and CFPI numbers for November 2023 (Final) and December 2023 (Provisional) for Rural, Urban and Combined

(Base: 2012=100)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description

Rural

Urban

Combined

Weights

Nov. 23 Index
(Final)

Dec. 23 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Nov. 23 Index
(Final)

Dec. 23 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Nov. 23 Index
(Final)

Dec. 23 Index
(Prov.)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

 

1.1.01

Cereals and products

12.35

184.8

186.2

6.59

184.2

185.6

9.67

184.6

186.0

 

1.1.02

Meat and fish

4.38

210.9

208.1

2.73

219.6

217.5

3.61

214.0

211.4

 

1.1.03

Egg

0.49

190.4

197.1

0.36

194.8

200.8

0.43

192.1

198.5

 

1.1.04

Milk and products

7.72

182.2

182.3

5.33

182.3

182.5

6.61

182.2

182.4

 

1.1.05

Oils and fats

4.21

162.6

162.4

2.81

156.7

156.7

3.56

160.4

160.3

 

1.1.06

Fruits

2.88

174.6

172.7

2.90

182.7

178.9

2.89

178.4

175.6

 

1.1.07

Vegetables

7.46

199.9

188.4

4.41

246.0

234.7

6.04

215.5

204.1

 

1.1.08

Pulses and products

2.95

202.9

204.2

1.73

209.3

210.1

2.38

205.1

206.2

 

1.1.09

Sugar and Confectionery

1.70

129.7

130.1

0.97

130.9

131.4

1.36

130.1

130.5

 

1.1.10

Spices

3.11

249.8

249.1

1.79

239.7

238.7

2.50

246.4

245.6

 

1.2.11

Non-alcoholic beverages

1.37

181.8

182.0

1.13

169.0

169.2

1.26

176.5

176.7

 

1.1.12

Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.

5.56

193.7

194.3

5.54

201.8

202.4

5.55

197.5

198.1

1

 

Food and beverages

54.18

190.2

188.8

36.29

196.6

195.3

45.86

192.6

191.2

2

 

Pan, tobacco and intoxicants

3.26

202.9

203.1

1.36

208.5

208.4

2.38

204.4

204.5

 

3.1.01

Clothing

6.32

194.4

194.8

4.72

184.5

184.8

5.58

190.5

190.9

 

3.1.02

Footwear

1.04

189.8

190.3

0.85

171.0

171.2

0.95

182.0

182.4

3

 

Clothing and footwear

7.36

193.7

194.2

5.57

182.4

182.7

6.53

189.2

189.6

4

 

Housing

-

-

-

21.67

177.9

176.9

10.07

177.9

176.9

5

 

Fuel and light

7.94

182.4

183.1

5.58

175.8

175.4

6.84

179.9

180.2

 

6.1.01