Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation

Consumer Price Index Numbers on Base 2012=100 for Rural, Urban and Combined for the Month of September 2020

Posted On: 12 OCT 2020 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 September 2020 (Provisional) in this press note. CPIs for Sub-Groups and Groups for both All India and all States/UTs are also being released.

2.             The Price data are collected from representative and 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 September, 2020, NSO collected prices from 98.0% villages and 97.8% urban markets while the prices reported therein were 83.0% for rural and 87.9% for urban.

3.             All India Inflation rates (on point to point basis i.e. current month over same month of last year i.e. September 2020 over September 2019), based on General Indices and CFPIs are given as follows:  

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

Indices

Sept. 2020 (Prov.)

Aug. 2020 (Final)

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

CPI (General)

7.43

7.26

7.34

6.66

6.80

6.69

CFPI

10.60

10.94

10.68

9.11

8.82

9.05

   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: Sept. 2020 over Aug. 2020

Indices

Rural

Urban

Combined

Index Value

% Change

Index Value

% Change

Index Value

% Change

Sept.20

Aug.20

Sept.20

Aug.20

Sept.20

Aug.20

CPI (General)

157.6

155.4

1.42

155.2

154.0

0.78

156.5

154.7

1.16

CFPI

159.7

155.7

2.57

165.3

161.6

2.29

161.6

157.8

2.41

  Note: Figures of September 2020 are provisional.

 

5.          Price data for CPI are received through web portals, maintained by the National Informatics Centre.

Next date of release:  12th November, 2020 (Thursday) for October 2020. 

List of Annex

Annex

Title

I

All-India General (all-groups), Group and Sub-group level CPI and CFPI numbers for August (Final) and September 2020 (Provisional) for Rural, Urban and Combined

II

All-India inflation rates for General (all-groups), Group and Sub-group level CPI and CFPI numbers for August (Final) and September 2020 (Provisional) for Rural, Urban and Combined

III

General CPI for States for Rural, Urban and Combined for August (Final) and September 2020 (Provisional)

IV

Inflation rates of major States, having population more than 50 lakhs as per population Census 2011, for Rural, Urban and Combined for August (Final) and September 2020 (Provisional)

          

 

Annex I

All India Consumer Price Indices

(Base: 2012=100)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description

Rural

Urban

Combined

Weights

Aug. 20 Index
(Final)

Sept. 20 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Aug. 20 Index
(Final)

Sept. 20 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Aug. 20 Index
(Final)

Sept. 20 Index
(Prov.)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

 

1.1.01

Cereals and products

12.35

146.9

146.0

6.59

151.5

150.6

9.67

148.4

147.5

 

1.1.02

Meat and fish

4.38

183.9

186.6

2.73

193.1

193.8

3.61

187.1

189.1

 

1.1.03

Egg

0.49

149.5

159.0

0.36

157.3

164.7

0.43

152.5

161.2

 

1.1.04

Milk and products

7.72

153.4

153.6

5.33

153.9

153.6

6.61

153.6

153.6

 

1.1.05

Oils and fats

4.21

140.4

142.6

2.81

134.4

135.7

3.56

138.2

140.1

 

1.1.06

Fruits

2.88

147.0

147.4

2.90

155.4

155.7

2.89

150.9

151.3

 

1.1.07

Vegetables

7.46

178.8

200.5

4.41

202.0

225.9

6.04

186.7

209.1

 

1.1.08

Pulses and products

2.95

149.3

150.3

1.73

150.8

152.2

2.38

149.8

150.9

 

1.1.09

Sugar and Confectionery

1.70

115.1

115.0

0.97

118.9

117.9

1.36

116.4

116.0

 

1.1.10

Spices

3.11

160.0

160.9

1.79

160.9

161.3

2.50

160.3

161.0

 

1.2.11

Non-alcoholic beverages

1.37

145.4

147.3

1.13

137.7

139.2

1.26

142.2

143.9

 

1.1.12

Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.

5.56

161.6

162.0

5.54

164.4

164.6

5.55

162.9

163.2

1

 

Food and beverages

54.18

156.1

159.6

36.29

161.3

164.3

45.86

158.0

161.3

2

 

Pan, tobacco and intoxicants

3.26

182.9

183.0

1.36

188.7

188.8

2.38

184.4

184.5

 

3.1.01

Clothing

6.32

155.4

155.8

4.72

150.2

150.5

5.58

153.4

153.7

 

3.1.02

Footwear

1.04

149.9

150.6

0.85

136.3

136.1

0.95

144.3

144.6

3

 

Clothing and footwear

7.36

154.6

155.1

5.57

148.1

148.3

6.53

152.0

152.4

4

 

Housing

-

-

-

21.67

156.3

156.5

10.07

156.3

156.5

5

 

Fuel and light

7.94

146.4

146.9

5.58

137.2

137.2

6.84

142.9

143.2

 

6.1.01

Household goods and services

3.75

151.6

152.1

3.87

145.4

145.2

3.80

148.7

148.8

 

6.1.02

Health

6.83

159.1

159.6

4.81

150.0

150.9

5.89

155.6

156.3

 

6.1.03

Transport and communication

7.60

144.6

146.3

9.73

135.1

135.5

8.59

139.6

140.6

 

6.1.04

Recreation and amusement

1.37

152.8

152.4

2.04

141.8

142.1

1.68

146.6

146.6

 

6.1.05

Education

3.46

161.1

162.6

5.62

154.9

155.7

4.46

157.5

158.6

 

6.1.06

Personal care and effects

4.25

157.4

156.2

3.47

159.8

158.0

3.89

158.4

156.9

6

 

Miscellaneous

27.26

153.7

154.3

29.53

146.0

146.2

28.32

150.0

150.4

General Index (All Groups)

100.00

155.4

157.6

100.00

154.0

155.2

100.00

154.7

156.5

Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI)

47.25

155.7

159.7

29.62

161.6

165.3

39.06

157.8

161.6

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 September 2020 (Provisional)

(Base: 2012=100)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description

Rural

Urban

Combined

 

Sept. 19 Index
(Final)

Sept. 20

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Sept. 19 Index
(Final)

Sept. 20

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Sept. 19 Index
(Final)

Sept. 20

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

 

 

1.1.01

Cereals and products

140.1

146.0

4.21

142.7

150.6

5.54

140.9

147.5

4.68

 

 

1.1.02

Meat and fish

161.9

186.6

15.26

158.7

193.8

22.12

160.8

189.1

17.60

 

 

1.1.03

Egg

138.3

159.0

14.97

141.6

164.7

16.31

139.6

161.2

15.47

 

 

1.1.04

Milk and products

145.7

153.6

5.42

144.9

153.6

6.00

145.4

153.6

5.64

 

 

1.1.05

Oils and fats

125.1

142.6

13.99

120.8

135.7

12.33

123.5

140.1

13.44

 

 

1.1.06

Fruits