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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September 2018RuralUrbanCombined
(Base 2012=100)

General Index (All Groups)

142.2138.1140.3

Food and beverages

141.5138.9140.5
Cereals and products139.8137.0138.9
Meat and Fish147.1143.1145.7
Egg136.5132.8135.1
Milk and products144.2141.5143.2
Oils and fats124.8117.7122.2
Fruits148.6140.0144.6
Vegetables149.5151.3150.1
Pulses and products125.5113.5121.5
Sugar and confectionery114.4112.3113.7
Spices138.7141.2139.5
Non-alcoholic beverages134.3127.7131.5
Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.156.0151.3153.8

Pan, tobacco and intoxicants

157.7163.3159.2

Clothing and footwear

151.3139.1146.5
Clothing152.2140.8147.7
Footwear146.0129.3139.1

Housing

N/A145.3145.3

Fuel and light

148.8131.2142.1

Miscellaneous

137.4131.9134.7
Household goods and services144.1134.9139.8
Health139.9135.6138.3
Transport and communication129.7122.5125.9
Recreation and amusement139.7130.2134.3
Education147.6145.2146.2
Personal care and effects132.0129.3130.9

Consumer Food Price Index

140.0137.0138.9
Source: MOSPI

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