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Retail Inflation eases to 5.10 per cent in January, 2024


CONSUMER PRICE INDEX NUMBERS ON BASE 2012=100 FOR RURAL,
URBAN AND COMBINED FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2024

Posted On: 12 FEB 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 January 2024 (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 January 2024, NSO collected prices from 99.8% villages and 98.5% urban markets while the market-wise prices reported therein were 89.9% for rural and 93.6% for urban.

All India Inflation rates (on point to point basis i.e. current month over same month of last year, i.e. January 2024 over January 2023), based on General Indices and CFPIs are given as follows:

All India year-on-year inflation rates (%) based on CPI (General) and CFPI: January 2024 over January 2023

 

Jan. 2024 (Prov.)

Dec. 2023 (Final)

Jan. 2023

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Inflation

CPI (General)

5.34

4.92

5.10

5.93

5.46

5.69

6.85

6.00

6.52

CFPI

7.91

9.02

8.30

9.03

10.42

9.53

6.65

4.85

6.00

Index

CPI (General)

187.3

183.5

185.5

187.6

183.6

185.7

177.8

174.9

176.5

CFPI

187.0

193.4

189.3

188.4

194.9

190.7

173.3

177.4

174.8

 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: January 2024 over December 2023

Indices

Jan. 2024 (Prov.)

Dec. 2023 (Final)

Monthly change (%)

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

CPI (General)

187.3

183.5

185.5

187.6

183.6

185.7

-0.16

-0.05

-0.11

CFPI

187.0

193.4

189.3

188.4

194.9

190.7

-0.74

-0.77

-0.73

           Note: Figures of January 2024 are provisional.

 

   Next date of release for February 2024 CPI is 12th March 2024 (Tuesday). 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 December 2023 (Final) and January 2024 (Provisional) for Rural, Urban and Combined

II

All-India inflation rates (%) for General, Group and Sub-group level CPI and CFPI numbers for January 2024 (Provisional) for Rural, Urban and Combined

III

General CPI for States for Rural, Urban and Combined for December 2023 (Final) and January 2024 (Provisional)

IV

Year-on-year inflation rates (%) of major States for Rural, Urban and Combined for January 2024 (Provisional)

 

 

Annex I

All-India General, Group and Sub-group level CPI and CFPI numbers for December 2023 (Final) and January 2024 (Provisional) for Rural, Urban and Combined

(Base: 2012=100)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description

Rural

Urban

Combined

Weights

Dec. 23 Index
(Final)

Jan. 24 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Dec. 23 Index
(Final)

Jan. 24 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Dec. 23 Index
(Final)

Jan. 24 Index
(Prov.)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

 

1.1.01

Cereals and products

12.35

186.2

187.6

6.59

185.6

187.0

9.67

186.0

187.4

 

1.1.02

Meat and fish

4.38

208.0

209.8

2.73

217.5

219.4

3.61

211.3

213.2

 

1.1.03

Egg

0.49

197.1

204.9

0.36

200.8

206.1

0.43

198.5

205.4

 

1.1.04

Milk and products

7.72

182.4

182.6

5.33

182.5

182.8

6.61

182.4

182.7

 

1.1.05

Oils and fats

4.21

162.4

161.2

2.81

156.7

155.8

3.56

160.3

159.2

 

1.1.06

Fruits

2.88

172.6

169.7

2.90

178.9

174.6

2.89

175.5

172.0

 

1.1.07

Vegetables

7.46

188.4

179.8

4.41

234.6

226.0

6.04

204.1

195.5

 

1.1.08

Pulses and products

2.95

204.2

202.5

1.73

210.1

207.7

2.38

206.2

204.3

 

1.1.09

Sugar and Confectionery

1.70

130.2

129.7

0.97

131.4

131.1

1.36

130.6

130.2

 

1.1.10

Spices

3.11

249.1

246.0

1.79

238.7

235.5

2.50

245.6

242.5

 

1.2.11

Non-alcoholic beverages

1.37

182.0

182.3

1.13

169.2

169.8

1.26

176.7

177.1

 

1.1.12

Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.

5.56

194.3

195.0

5.54

202.4

203.2

5.55

198.1

198.8

1

 

Food and beverages

54.18

188.8

187.7

36.29

195.3

194.2

45.86

191.2

190.1

2

 

Pan, tobacco and intoxicants

3.26

203.1

203.2

1.36

208.4

208.9

2.38

204.5

204.7

 

3.1.01

Clothing

6.32

194.8

195.2

4.72

184.8

185.1

5.58

190.9

191.2

 

3.1.02

Footwear

1.04

190.3

190.4

0.85

171.2

171.8

0.95

182.4

182.7

3

 

Clothing and footwear

7.36

194.1

194.6

5.57

182.7

183.1

6.53

189.6

190.0

4

 

Housing

-

-

-

21.67

176.9

177.6

10.07

176.9

177.6

5

 

Fuel and light

7.94

183.1

184.1

5.58

175.5

175.7

6.84

180.2

180.9

 

6.1.01

Household goods and services

3.75

182.5

182.8

3.87

172.7

173.0

3.80

177.9

178.2

 

6.1.02

Health

6.83

192.5

193.2

4.81

186.8

187.7

5.89

190.3

191.1

 

6.1.03

Transport and communication

7.60

171.8

172.0

9.73

161.9

162.1

8.59

166.6

166.8

 

6.1.04

Recreation and amusement

1.37

177.0

177.3

2.04

171.9

172.2

1.68

174.1

174.4

 

6.1.05

Education

3.46

185.3

185.8

5.62

180.5

180.8

4.46

182.5

182.9

 

6.1.06

Personal care and effects

4.25

188.1

188.6

3.47

189.4

190.0

3.89

188.6

189.2

6

 

Miscellaneous

27.26

183.0

183.4

29.53

174.8

175.2

28.32

179.0

179.4

General Index (All Groups)

100.00

187.6

187.3

100.00

183.6

183.5

100.00

185.7

185.5

Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI)

47.25

188.4

187.0

29.62

194.9

193.4

39.06

190.7

189.3

Notes:

  1. Prov. : Provisional.
  2. CFPI : Out of 12 sub-groups contained in ‘Food and Beverages’ group, CFPI is based on ten sub-groups, excluding ‘Non-alcoholic beverages’ and ‘Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.’.
  3. -        : CPI (Rural) for housing is not compiled.

 

Annex II

All-India year-on-year inflation rates (%) for General, Group and Sub-group level CPI and CFPI numbers for January 2024 (Provisional) for Rural, Urban and Combined

(Base: 2012=100)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description