Press Release on New CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI) on base 2010=100 for Rural, Urban and Combined for the month for the month of Nov, 2011
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF STATISTICS AND PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION
CENTRAL STATISTICS OFFICE
Dated the 19th December, 2011
28th Agrahayana, 1933 Saka
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX NUMBERS ON BASE 2010=100 FOR RURAL,
URBAN AND COMBINED FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER, 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 November 2011 and also final indices for September, 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 November, 2011 for rural, urban and combined (rural plus urban) are given in Annex I. The General Indices for rural, urban and combined are 115.9, 112.5 and 114.4 respectively. Percentage changes in all India provisional indices of November 2011 as compared to provisional of October 2011 indices are given in Annex II.
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).
Next date of release: 18.01.2012 for December, 2011.