Consumer Price Index (CPI) in India - Monthly Data

In India, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is calculated on a monthly basis by Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI). The following table provides details of All-India CPIs (Rural, Urban, Combined) for Groups, Sub-groups and General Index (All-Groups) along with Consumer Food Price Index for a given month.

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March 2019RuralUrbanCombined
(Base 2012=100)

General Index (All Groups)

141.2139.5140.4

Food and beverages

137.3139.6138.1
Cereals and products137.0139.7137.9
Meat and Fish154.1151.1153.0
Egg138.7142.9140.3
Milk and products142.5141.9142.3
Oils and fats124.1118.4122.0
Fruits136.1139.4137.6
Vegetables128.2141.2132.6
Pulses and products122.3120.7121.8
Sugar and confectionery108.3110.4109.0
Spices138.9140.7139.5
Non-alcoholic beverages137.5128.5133.7
Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.156.5153.9155.3

Pan, tobacco and intoxicants

162.9165.3163.5

Clothing and footwear

150.2141.6146.8
Clothing150.8143.5147.9
Footwear146.1131.2139.9

Housing

N/A149.0149.0

Fuel and light

146.5128.8139.8

Miscellaneous

142.4132.8137.7
Household goods and services150.1136.8143.8
Health150.4139.2146.2
Transport and communication129.9119.9124.6
Recreation and amusement143.8133.0137.7
Education155.6146.7150.4
Personal care and effects134.0132.5133.4

Consumer Food Price Index

135.1137.3135.9
Source: MOSPI

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