CPI Numbers on base 2012=100 for Rural, Urban and combined for the Month of November 2020

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  1. The National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) has released All India Consumer Price Index (CPI) on Base 2012=100 and corresponding Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) for Rural (R), Urban (U) and Combined (C) for the month of November 2020 (Provisional) in this press note. CPIs for Sub-Groups and Groups for both All India and all States/UTs are also being released.

2. The Price data are collected from representative and selected 1114 urban markets and     1181 villages covering all States/UTs through personal visits by field staff of Field Operations Division of NSO, MoSPI on a weekly roster. During the month of November 2020, NSO collected prices from 98.8% villages and 98.6% urban markets while the market-wise prices reported therein were 87.0% for rural and 91.1% for urban.

3. All India Inflation rates (on point to point basis i.e. current month over same month of last year, i.e., November 2020 over November 2019), based on General Indices and CFPIs are given as follows:

All India Inflation rates (%) based on CPI (General) and CFPI

Indices Nov. 2020 (Prov.) Oct. 2020 (Final)
Rural Urban Combd. Rural Urban Combd.
CPI (General) 7.20 6.73 6.93 7.75 7.33 7.61
CFPI 9.57 9.10 9.43 11.12 10.86 11.00

   Notes: Prov.  – Provisional, Combd. – Combined

4. Monthly changes in the General Indices and CFPIs are given below:

Monthly changes (%) in All India CPI (General) and CFPI: Nov. 2020 over Oct. 2020

Indices Rural Urban Combined
Index Value % Change Index Value % Change Index Value % Change
Nov.20 Oct.20 Nov.20 Oct.20 Nov.20 Oct.20
CPI (General) 160.7 159.8 0.56 156.9 156.7 0.13 158.9 158.4 0.32
CFPI 164.8 163.9 0.55 167.8 168.4 -0.36 165.9 165.5 0.24

Note: Figures of November 2020 are provisional.


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