GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF STATISTICS AND PROGRAMMER IMPLEMENTATION
CENTRAL STATISTICS OFFICE
Dated the 14th October, 2013
22 Asvina, 1935 Saka
CONSUMER PRICE INDEX NUMBERS ON BASE 2010=100 FOR RURAL,
URBAN AND COMBINED FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER, 2013
The Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation releases consumer Price Indices (CPI) on base 2010=100 for all India and States/UTs separately for rural, Urban and combined every month with effect from January, 2011.
Provisional indices for the month of September 2013 and also final indices for August 2013 are being released with this note this note for all-India and for States/UTs.
All India provisional General (all groups), Group and Sub-Group level CPI numbers of September 2013 for rural, urban and combined are given in annex I. The General Indices for rural, urban and combined are 137.8, 134.0 and 136.2 respectively.
Provisional annual inflation rate based on all India general CPI (Combined) for September 2013 on point to point basis (September 2013 over September 2012) is 9.84% as compared to 9.52% (final) for the previous month of August 2013. The corresponding provisional inflation rates for rural and Urban areas for September 2013 are 9.71% respectively. Inflation rates (final) for rural and urban areas for August 2013 are 8.93% and 10.32% respectively. Inflation for specified categories is indicated at 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).
Price date are collected from selected towns by the Field Operations Division of NSSO and from selected villages by the Department of Posts. Price date are received through web portals being maintained by the National Informatics Centre.
Next date of release : 12.11.2013 for October, 2013