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Consumer Price Index Numbers on Base 2010=100 for Rural, Urban and Combined for the Month of October, 2011



Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation

Consumer Price Index Numbers on Base 2010=100 for Rural, Urban and Combined for the Month of October, 2011

The Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has introduced a new series of Consumer Price Indices (CPI) on base 2010=100 for all-India and States/UTs separately for rural, urban and combined with effect from January, 2011.

Provisional indices for the month of October, 2011 and also final indices for August, 2011 are being released with this note for all-India and for States/UTs. It may be mentioned that annual inflation rates would be available at the time of release of indices for January, 2012, when the indices for one year are available.

All India indices

All India provisional General (all groups), Group and Sub- Group level CPI numbers of October, 2011 for rural, urban and combined (rural plus urban) are given in Annex I. The General Indices for rural, urban and combined are 115.8, 112 and 114.2 respectively. Percentage changes in all India provisional indices of October 2011 as compared to provisional of September 2011 indices are given in Annex II.

State/UT indices

State/UT-wise General provisional CPI numbers for rural, urban and combined are at Annex III. State/ UT wise Group level provisional indices are available in the Ministry’s website (www.mospi.gov.in).

source :central govt employees news

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