Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation

Consumer Price Index Numbers on base 2012=100 for Rural, Urban and Combined for the Month of August 2021

Posted On: 13 SEP 2021 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 August 2021 (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 August 2021, NSO collected prices from 99.7% villages and 98.6% urbanMarkets while the Market-wise prices reported therein were 87.1% for rural and 87.4% for urban.

3.             All India Inflation rates (on point to point basis i.e. current month over same month of last year, i.e.August 2021over August 2020),based on General Indices and CFPIs are given as follows:

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

Indices

Aug. 2021 (Prov.)

Jul. 2021 (Final)

Aug. 2020

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

CPI (General)

5.28

5.32

5.30

5.49

5.82

5.59

6.66

6.80

6.69

CFPI

3.08

3.28

3.11

3.55

4.56

3.96

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:August, 2021 over July, 2021

Indices

Rural

Urban

Combined

Index Value

% Change

Index Value

% Change

Index Value

% Change

Aug.21

Jul.21

Aug.21

Jul.21

Aug.21

Jul.21

CPI (General)

163.6

163.2

0.25

162.2

161.8

0.25

162.9

162.5

0.25

CFPI

160.5

160.4

0.06

166.9

167.4

-0.30

162.7

162.9

-0.12

Note: Figures of August 2021 are provisional.

 

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

Next date of release: 12thOctober 2021 (Tuesday) for September 2021.

 

List of Annex

Annex

Title

I

All-India General (all-groups), Group and Sub-group level CPI and CFPI numbers for July(Final) and August 2021 (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 2021 (Provisional) for Rural, Urban and Combined

III

General CPI for States for Rural, Urban and Combined for July(Final) and August 2021 (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 2021 (Provisional)

 

 

AnnexI

All India Consumer Price Indices

(Base: 2012=100)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description

Rural

Urban

Combined

Weights

Jul. 21 Index
(Final)

Aug. 21 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Jul. 21 Index
(Final)

Aug. 21 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Jul. 21 Index
(Final)

Aug. 21 Index
(Prov.)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

 

1.1.01

Cereals and products

12.35

145.1

145.0

6.59

149.1

149.2

9.67

146.4

146.3

 

1.1.02

Meat and fish

4.38

204.5

202.4

2.73

210.9

207.9

3.61

206.8

204.3

 

1.1.03

Egg

0.49

180.4

176.7

0.36

185.0

178.6

0.43

182.2

177.4

 

1.1.04

Milk and products

7.72

157.1

157.5

5.33

158.2

158.9

6.61

157.5

158.0

 

1.1.05

Oils and fats

4.21

188.7

190.8

2.81

170.6

171.8

3.56

182.1

183.8

 

1.1.06

Fruits

2.88

157.7

155.8

2.90

170.9

167.0

2.89

163.9

161.0

 

1.1.07

Vegetables

7.46

152.8

154.0

4.41

186.4

186.2

6.04

164.2

164.9

 

1.1.08

Pulses and products

2.95

163.6

162.8

1.73

164.7

163.5

2.38

164.0

163.0

 

1.1.09

Sugar and Confectionery

1.70

113.9

115.2

0.97

115.7

116.8

1.36

114.5

115.7

 

1.1.10

Spices

3.11

169.7

169.8

1.79

165.5

165.7

2.50

168.3

168.4

 

1.2.11

Non-alcoholic beverages

1.37

166.2

167.6

1.13

153.4

154.0

1.26

160.9

161.9

 

1.1.12

Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.

5.56

171.0

171.9

5.54

173.5

174.1

5.55

172.2

172.9

1

 

Food and beverages

54.18

161.7

161.9

36.29

167.9

167.6

45.86

164.0

164.0

2

 

Pan, tobacco and intoxicants

3.26

189.7

190.2

1.36

195.5

196.0

2.38

191.2

191.7

 

3.1.01

Clothing

6.32

166.0

166.9

4.72

157.9

158.8

5.58

162.8

163.7

 

3.1.02

Footwear

1.04

161.1

162.6

0.85

141.9

142.7

0.95

153.1

154.3

3

 

Clothing and footwear

7.36

165.3

166.3

5.57

155.5

156.4

6.53

161.4

162.4

4

 

Housing

-

-

-

21.67

161.5

162.4

10.07

161.5

162.4

5

 

Fuel and light

7.94

162.5

163.1

5.58

157.7

158.5

6.84

160.7

161.4

 

6.1.01

Household goods and services

3.75

160.3

160.9

3.87

150.7

152.2

3.80

155.8

156.8

 

6.1.02

Health

6.83

170.4

171.1

4.81

161.5

162.2

5.89

167.0

167.7

 

6.1.03

Transport and communication

7.60

157.1

157.7

9.73

149.5

150.4

8.59

153.1

153.9

 

6.1.04

Recreation and amusement

1.37

160.7

161.1

2.04

151.2

152.2

1.68

155.3

156.1

 

6.1.05

Education

3.46

167.2

167.5

5.62

160.3

160.6

4.46

163.2

163.5

 

6.1.06

Personal care and effects

4.25

160.4

160.3

3.47

159.6

159.5

3.89

160.1

160.0

6

 

Miscellaneous

27.26

162.8

163.3

29.53

155.0

155.7

28.32

159.0

159.6

General Index (All Groups)

100.00

163.2

163.6

100.00

161.8

162.2

100.00

162.5

162.9

Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI)

47.25

160.4

160.5

29.62

167.4

166.9

39.06

162.9

162.7

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-yearinflation rates (%) for August 2021 (Provisional)

(Base: 2012=100)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description

Rural

Urban

Combined

 

Aug. 20 Index
(Final)

Aug. 21

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Aug. 20 Index
(Final)

Aug. 21

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Aug. 20 Index
(Final)

Aug. 21

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)