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Government of India
Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation
12-February-2016 17:30 IST
Consumer Price Index Numbers on base 2012=100 for Rural, Urban and Combined for the Month of January 2016

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

This Press Release is embargoed against publication, telecast or circulation on internet till 5.30 pm today i.e. 12th  February 2016.

 

 

                                                                                     

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 January 2016. In addition to this, Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) for all India Rural, Urban and Combined are also being released for January 2016. Inflation rates (on point to point basis i.e. January 2016 over January 2015), based on General Indices and CFPIs are given as follows:

Inflation rates based on CPI (General) and CFPI

Indices

 January 2016 (Prov.)

December 2015 (Final)

January 2015 (Final)

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

CPI (General)

6.48

4.81

5.69

6.32

4.73

5.61

5.34

4.96

5.19

CFPI

6.93

6.50

6.85

6.41

6.31

6.40

5.78

7.05

6.14

Note: Prov.  – Provisional, Combd. - Combined

3.         Provisional indices for the month of January 2016 and also the final indices for December 2015 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 January 2016 for Rural, Urban and Combined are given in Annexure I. The General Indices (Provisional) for the month of January 2016 for Rural, Urban and Combined are 128.1, 124.2 and 126.3 respectively.  The CFPI for Rural, Urban and Combined for the same month are 131.1, 131.0 and 131.1 respectively. The inflation rates of important categories of items are given in Annexure II.

4.         State/UT-wise General provisional 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:  14th March 2016 (Monday) for February 2016                    


Annexure I

All India Consumer Price Indices

(Base: 2012=100)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description

Rural

Urban

Combined

Weights

Dec. 15 Index
(Final)

Jan. 16 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Dec. 15 Index
(Final)

Jan. 16 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Dec. 15 Index
(Final)

Jan. 16 Index
(Prov.)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

 

1.1.01

Cereals and products

12.35

126.3

126.8

6.59

124.3

124.7

9.67

125.7

126.1

 

1.1.02

Meat and fish

4.38

131.3

133.1

2.73

131.7

135.9

3.61

131.4

134.1

 

1.1.03

Egg

0.49

123.3

126.6

0.36

127.1

132.0

0.43

124.8

128.7

 

1.1.04

Milk and products

7.72

129.8

130.5

5.33

128.6

129.2

6.61

129.4

130.0

 

1.1.05

Oils and fats

4.21

118.3

118.8

2.81

110.0

109.6

3.56

115.3

115.4

 

1.1.06

Fruits

2.88

131.6

131.8

2.90

120.8

119.1

2.89

126.6

125.9

 

1.1.07

Vegetables

7.46

145.5

140.1

4.41

149.0

144.1

6.04

146.7

141.5

 

1.1.08

Pulses and products

2.95

162.1

163.9

1.73

190.1

184.1

2.38

171.5

170.7

 

1.1.09

Sugar and Confectionery

1.70

95.4

97.6

0.97

92.7

96.7

1.36

94.5

97.3

 

1.1.10

Spices

3.11

128.9

129.7

1.79

138.6

139.5

2.50

132.1

133.0

 

1.2.11

Non-alcoholic beverages

1.37

123.3

124.2

1.13

120.2

120.5

1.26

122.0

122.7

 

1.1.12

Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.

5.56

135.1

135.9

5.54

134.2

134.6

5.55

134.7

135.3

1

 

Food and beverages

54.18

131.4

131.4

36.29

131.5

131.2

45.86

131.4

131.3

2

 

Pan, tobacco and intoxicants

3.26

133.1

133.7

1.36

138.2

139.5

2.38

134.5

135.2

 

3.1.01

Clothing

6.32

132.5

133.2

4.72

125.4

125.8

5.58

129.7

130.3

 

3.1.02

Footwear

1.04

128.5

128.9

0.85

119.5

119.8

0.95

124.8

125.1

3

 

Clothing and footwear

7.36

131.9

132.6

5.57

124.5

124.9

6.53

129.0

129.5

4

 

Housing

-

-

-

21.67

122.4

123.4

10.07

122.4

123.4

5

 

Fuel and light

7.94

125.7

126.3

5.58

116.0

116.9

6.84

122.0

122.7

 

6.1.01

Household goods and services

3.75

126.0

126.5

3.87

121.0

121.6

3.80

123.6

124.2

 

6.1.02

Health

6.83

123.1

123.7

4.81

118.6

119.1

5.89

121.4

122.0

 

6.1.03

Transport and communication

7.60

114.0

113.6

9.73

109.3

108.9

8.59

111.5

111.1

 

6.1.04

Recreation and amusement

1.37

121.6

121.8

2.04

118.1

118.4

1.68

119.6

119.9

 

6.1.05

Education

3.46

125.6

126.2

5.62

126.6

126.4

4.46

126.2

126.3

 

6.1.06

Personal care and effects

4.25

114.1

114.8

3.47

113.2

114.0

3.89

113.7

114.5

6

 

Miscellaneous

27.26

119.8

120.1

29.53

116.7

116.8

28.32

118.3

118.5

General Index (All Groups)

100.00

127.9

128.1

100.00

124.0

124.2

100.00

126.1

126.3

Consumer Food Price Index

47.25

131.2

131.1

29.62

131.4

131.0

39.06

131.3

131.1

Note:

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 January 2016 (Provisional)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description

Rural

Urban

Combined

 

Jan. 15 Index
(Final)

Jan. 16

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Jan. 15 Index
(Final)

Jan. 16

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Jan. 15 Index
(Final)

Jan. 16

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

 

1.1.01

Cereals and products

123.1

126.8

3.01

124.0

124.7

0.56

123.4

126.1

2.19

 

1.1.02

Meat and fish

123.1

133.1

8.12

125.5

135.9

8.29

123.9

134.1

8.23

 

1.1.03

Egg

122.1

126.6

3.69

126.6

132.0

4.27

123.8

128.7

3.96

 

1.1.04

Milk and products

124.9

130.5

4.48

125.2

129.2

3.19

125.0

130.0

4.00

 

1.1.05

Oils and fats

111.0

118.8

7.03

104.3

109.6

5.08

108.5

115.4

6.36

 

1.1.06

Fruits

130.4

131.8

1.07

121.3

119.1

-1.81

126.2

125.9

-0.24

 

1.1.07

Vegetables

132.3

140.1

5.90

134.4

144.1

7.22

133.0

141.5

6.39

 

1.1.08

Pulses and products

117.2

163.9

39.85

122.9

184.1

49.80

119.1

170.7

43.32

 

1.1.09

Sugar and Confectionery

100.5

97.6

-2.89

96.1

96.7

0.62

99.0

97.3

-1.72

 

1.1.10

Spices

117.2

129.7

10.67

126.6

139.5

10.19

120.3

133.0

10.56

 

1.2.11

Non-alcoholic beverages

117.9

124.2

5.34

116.5

120.5

3.43

117.3

122.7

4.60

 

1.1.12

Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.

125.6

135.9

8.20

128.0

134.6

5.16

126.7

135.3

6.79

 

1

Food and beverages

122.8

131.4

7.00

123.5

131.2

6.23

123.1

131.3

6.66

 

2

Pan, tobacco and intoxicants

122.7

133.7

8.96

127.4

139.5

9.50

124.0

135.2

9.03

 

3.1.01

Clothing

124.4

133.2

7.07

121.0

125.8

3.97

123.1

130.3

5.85

 

3.1.02

Footwear

121.6

128.9

6.00

116.1

119.8

3.19

119.3

125.1

4.86

 

3

Clothing and footwear

124.0

132.6

6.94

120.2

124.9

3.91

122.5

129.5

5.71

 

4

Housing

-

-

-

117.3

123.4

5.20

117.3

123.4

5.20

 

5

Fuel and light

118.4

126.3

6.67

113.4