Consumer Price Index for the month of August 2019



Consumer Price Index Numbers on Base 2012=100 for Rural, Urban and combined for the month of August 2019
The National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation is releasing CPI (Rural, Urban, Combined) on Base 2012=100 for the month of August 2019 in this press note. In addition to this, Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) for all India Rural, Urban and Combined are also being released for August 2019. All India Inflation rates (on point to point basis i.e. current month over same month of last year, i.e., August 2019 over August 2018), based on General Indices and CFPIs are given as follows:

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

Indices
Aug. 2019 (Prov.)
July 2019 (Final)
Aug. 2018 (Final)
Rural
Urban
Combd.
Rural
Urban
Combd.
Rural
Urban
Combd.
CPI (General)
2.18
4.49
3.21
2.19
4.22
3.15
3.41
3.99
3.69
CFPI
0.85
7.07
2.99
0.57
5.61
2.36
1.14
-1.21
0.29
  Notes: Prov.  – Provisional, Combd. - Combined


2.         Monthly changes in the General Indices and CFPIs are given below:
Monthly changes (%) in All India CPI (General) and CFPI: July 2019 over June 2019
Indices
Rural
Urban
Combined
Index Value
% Change
Index Value
% Change
Index Value
% Change
Aug.19
July19
Aug.19
July19
Aug.19
July19
CPI (General)
145.6
144.9
0.48
144.2
143.3
0.63
144.9
144.2
0.49
CFPI
142.7
141.5
0.85
148.5
146.9
1.09
144.7
143.4
0.91
  Note: Figures of August 2019 are provisional.

3.         Provisional indices for the month of August 2019 and also the final indices for July 2019 are being released with this note for all-India and for State/UTs. All-India provisional General (all-groups), Group and Sub-group level CPI and CFPI numbers for August 2019 for Rural, Urban and Combined are given in Annexure I. The inflation rates of important categories of items are given in Annexure II. State/UT wise provisional General CPI numbers for Rural, Urban and Combined are given in Annexure III. Inflation rates of major States, having population more than 50 lakhs as per population Census 2011, are given in Annexure IV. State/UT–wise Group CPIs are available on the Ministry’s website (www.mospi.gov.in).  

4.             Price data are collected from selected towns and selected villages by the Field Operations Division of NSO, MoSPI. Price data are received through web portals, maintained by the National Informatics Centre.

Next date of release:  14th October 2019 (Monday) for September 2019.                    

Annexure I
All India Consumer Price Indices
(Base: 2012=100)
Group Code
Sub-group Code
Description
Rural
Urban
Combined
Weights
July 19 Index
(Final)
Aug. 19 Index
(Prov.)
Weights
July 19 Index
(Final)
Aug. 19 Index
(Prov.)
Weights
July 19 Index
(Final)
Aug. 19 Index
(Prov.)
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
(11)
(12)

1.1.01
Cereals and products
12.35
138.4
139.2
6.59
141.4
142.1
9.67
139.3
140.1

1.1.02
Meat and fish
4.38
164.0
161.9
2.73
160.2
158.3
3.61
162.7
160.6

1.1.03
Egg
0.49
138.4
137.1
0.36
142.5
140.8
0.43
140.0
138.5

1.1.04
Milk and products
7.72
143.9
144.5
5.33
144.1
144.8
6.61
144.0
144.6

1.1.05
Oils and fats
4.21
124.4
124.8
2.81
119.3
119.9
3.56
122.5
123.0

1.1.06
Fruits
2.88
146.4
145.6
2.90
154.7
153.9
2.89
150.3
149.5

1.1.07
Vegetables
7.46
150.1
156.1
4.41
180.1
189.3
6.04
160.3
167.4

1.1.08
Pulses and products
2.95
130.6
131.5
1.73
128.9
129.8
2.38
130.0
130.9

1.1.09
Sugar and Confectionery
1.70
110.8
111.7
0.97
111.8
112.7
1.36
111.1
112.0

1.1.10
Spices
3.11
141.7
142.8
1.79
141.6
142.5
2.50
141.7
142.7

1.2.11
Non-alcoholic beverages
1.37
138.5
138.5
1.13
129.5
129.8
1.26
134.7
134.9

1.1.12
Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.
5.56
156.7
156.9
5.54
155.6
156.2
5.55
156.2
156.6
1

Food and beverages
54.18
143.0
144.0
36.29
147.7
149.1
45.86
144.7
145.9
2

Pan, tobacco and intoxicants
3.26
164.5
165.1
1.36
167.2
167.9
2.38
165.2
165.8

3.1.01
Clothing
6.32
151.6
151.8
4.72
144.7
145.0
5.58
148.9
149.1

3.1.02
Footwear
1.04
146.6
146.6
0.85
131.9
132.2
0.95
140.5
140.6
3

Clothing and footwear
7.36
150.9
151.1
5.57
142.7
143.0
6.53
147.6
147.9
4

Housing
-
-
-
21.67
150.6
151.6
10.07
150.6
151.6
5

Fuel and light
7.94
146.8
146.4
5.58
127.0
125.5
6.84
139.3
138.5

6.1.01
Household goods and services
3.75
150.0
150.2
3.87
137.7
138.1
3.80
144.2
144.5

6.1.02
Health
6.83
152.2
152.7
4.81
140.8
141.5
5.89
147.9
148.5

6.1.03
Transport and communication
7.60
131.2
131.4
9.73
120.6
120.8
8.59
125.6
125.8

6.1.04
Recreation and amusement
1.37
147.5
148.1
2.04
135.0
135.5
1.68
140.5
141.0

6.1.05
Education
3.46
159.1
159.7
5.62
150.4
151.5
4.46
154.0
154.9

6.1.06
Personal care and effects
4.25
136.1
138.7
3.47
135.1
137.9
3.89
135.7
138.4
6

Miscellaneous
27.26
144.2
144.9
29.53
134.5
135.3
28.32
139.5
140.2
General Index (All Groups)
100.00
144.9
145.6
100.00
143.3
144.2
100.00
144.2
144.9
Consumer Food Price Index
47.25
141.5
142.7
29.62
146.9
148.5
39.06
143.4
144.7
Notes:
  1. Prov.        : Provisional.
  2.  -              : CPI (Rural) for housing is not compiled.
  3. The weights are indicative to show relative importance of groups and sub-groups. However, all India indices have been compiled as weighted average of State indices.

Annexure II
All India annual inflation rates (%) for August 2019 (Provisional)
(Base: 2012=100)
Group Code
Sub-group Code
Description
Rural
Urban
Combined

Aug. 18 Index
(Final)
Aug. 19
Index
(Prov.)
Inflation Rate
(%)
Aug. 18 Index
(Final)
Aug. 19
Index
(Prov.)
Inflation Rate
(%)
Aug. 18 Index
(Final)
Aug. 19
Index
(Prov.)
Inflation Rate
(%)

(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
(11)
(12)

 
1.1.01
Cereals and products
139.2
139.2
0.00
136.5
142.1
4.10
138.3
140.1
1.30

 
1.1.02
Meat and fish
148.8
161.9
8.80
146.4
158.3
8.13
148.0
160.6
8.51

 
1.1.03
Egg
139.1
137.1
-1.44
136.6
140.8
3.07
138.1
138.5
0.29

 
1.1.04
Milk and products
143.5
144.5
0.70
141.2
144.8
2.55
142.6
144.6
1.40

 
1.1.05
Oils and fats
125.0
124.8
-0.16
117.4
119.9
2.13
122.2
123.0
0.65

 
1.1.06
Fruits
154.4
145.6
-5.70
146.3
153.9
5.19
150.6
149.5
-0.73

 
1.1.07
Vegetables
156.3
156.1
-0.13
157.3
189.3
20.34
156.6
167.4
6.90

 
1.1.08
Pulses and products
126.8
131.5
3.71
113.6
129.8
14.26
122.4
130.9
6.94

 
1.1.09
Sugar and Confectionery
115.4
111.7
-3.21
113.3
112.7
-0.53
114.7
112.0
-2.35

 
1.1.10
Spices
138.6
142.8
3.03
141.1
142.5
0.99
139.4
142.7
2.37

 
1.2.11
Non-alcoholic beverages
133.8
138.5
3.51
127.4
129.8
1.88
131.1
134.9
2.90

 
1.1.12
Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.
155.2
156.9
1.10
150.4
156.2
3.86
153.0
156.6
2.35

1
 
Food and beverages
142.7
144.0
0.91
140.1
149.1
6.42
141.7
145.9
2.96

2
 
Pan, tobacco and intoxicants
156.4
165.1
5.56
162.1
167.9
3.58
157.9
165.8
5.00

 
3.1.01
Clothing
152.1
151.8
-0.20
140.0
145.0
3.57
147.3
149.1
1.22

 
3.1.02
Footwear
145.8
146.6
0.55
129.0
132.2
2.48
138.8
140.6
1.30

3
 
Clothing and footwear
151.3
151.1
-0.13
138.3
143.0
3.40
146.1
147.9
1.23

4
 
Housing
-
-
-
144.6
151.6
4.84
144.6
151.6
4.84

5
 
Fuel and light
147.7
146.4
-0.88
129.8
125.5
-3.31
140.9
138.5
-1.70

 
6.1.01
Household goods and services
143.8
150.2
4.45
134.4
138.1
2.75
139.4
144.5
3.66

 
6.1.02
Health
139.4
152.7
9.54
134.9
141.5
4.89
137.7
148.5
7.84

 
6.1.03
Transport and communication
128.3
131.4
2.42
120.7
120.8
0.08
124.3
125.8
1.21

 
6.1.04
Recreation and amusement
138.6
148.1
6.85
129.8
135.5
4.39
133.6
141.0
5.54

 
6.1.05
Education
146.9
159.7
8.71
145.3
151.5
4.27
146.0
154.9
6.10

 
6.1.06
Personal care and effects
131.3
138.7
5.64
128.3
137.9
7.48
130.1
138.4
6.38

6
 
Miscellaneous
136.6
144.9
6.08
131.0
135.3
3.28
133.9
140.2
4.71

General Index (All Groups)
142.5
145.6
2.18
138.0
144.2
4.49
140.4
144.9
3.21

Consumer Food Price Index
141.5
142.7
0.85
138.7
148.5
7.07
140.5
144.7
2.99









Notes:
  1. Prov.       : Provisional.
  2. -               : CPI (Rural) for housing is not compiled.
                                                                           

Annexure III
State/UT wise General Consumer Price Indices
(Base: 2012=100)
State/UT Code
Name of the State/UT
Rural
Urban
Combined
Weights
July 19 Index
(Final)
Aug. 19 Index
(Prov.)
Weights
July 19 Index
(Final)
Aug. 19 Index
(Prov.)
Weights
July 19 Index
(Final)
Aug. 19 Index
(Prov.)
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
(11)
01
Jammu & Kashmir
1.14
151.7
151.5
0.72
147.2
149.7
0.94
150.1
150.9
02
Himachal Pradesh
1.03
140.0
140.9
0.26
141.5
142.4
0.67
140.3
141.2
03
Punjab
3.31
143.4
145.4
3.09
136.7
138.1
3.21
140.4
142.1
04
Chandigarh
0.02
143.9
144.2
0.34
138.7
139.6
0.17
139.0
139.9
05
Uttarakhand
1.06
141.2
142.3
0.73
138.6
140.1
0.91
140.2
141.5
06
Haryana
3.30
140.4
142.6
3.35
139.0
139.4
3.32
139.7
141.1
07
Delhi
0.28
146.7
146.9
5.64
144.3
145.3
2.77
144.4
145.4
08
Rajasthan
6.63
145.5
146.7
4.23
145.1
146.3
5.51
145.4
146.6
09
Uttar Pradesh
14.83
141.8
142.8
9.54
144.1
145.3
12.37
142.6
143.7
10
Bihar
8.21
142.2
143.1
1.62
142.0
142.5
5.14
142.2
143.0
11
Sikkim
0.06
148.8
152.4
0.03
148.5
149.4
0.05
148.7
151.4
12
Arunachal Pradesh
0.14
157.9
157.8
0.06
--
--
0.10
157.9
157.8
13
Nagaland
0.14
161.0
161.1
0.12
141.5
141.8
0.13
152.7
152.9
14
Manipur
0.23
174.6
175.1
0.12
147.3
148.7
0.18
166.0
166.7
15
Mizoram
0.07
141.9
143.0
0.13
134.8
136.6
0.10
137.6
139.1
16
Tripura
0.35
158.1
159.2
0.14
147.7
149.0
0.25
155.4
156.6
17
Meghalaya
0.28
140.2
141.6
0.15
139.4
140.5
0.22
140.0
141.3
18
Assam
2.63
147.4
148.5
0.79
144.6
146.4
1.77
146.8
148.1
19
West Bengal
6.99
145.5
146.7
7.20
142.5
143.6
7.09
144.1
145.2
20
Jharkhand
1.96
145.9
147.3
1.39
144.3
144.8
1.69
145.3
146.3
21
Odisha
2.93
146.0
146.7
1.31
142.2
142.6
2.18
144.9
145.6
22
Chhattisgarh
1.68
142.6
141.9
1.22
144.1
144.2
1.46
143.2
142.8
23
Madhya Pradesh
4.93
140.6
141.7
3.97
144.5
145.2
4.48
142.2
143.1
24
Gujarat
4.54
141.4
142.8
6.82
138.3
139.8
5.60
139.6
141.1
25
Daman & Diu
0.02
146.1
147.7
0.02
142.2
143.4
0.02
144.5
145.9
26
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
0.02
139.8
142.4
0.04
137.0
139.1
0.03
137.9
140.2
27
Maharashtra
8.25
145.5
146.4
18.86
138.9
139.9
13.18
141.1
142.1
28
Andhra Pradesh
5.40
143.9
143.0
3.64
144.8
145.4
4.58
144.2
143.9
29
Karnataka
5.09
148.6
148.6
6.81
151.1
151.8
5.89
149.9
150.3
30
Goa
0.14
149.9
152.7
0.25
140.2
141.4
0.19
144.0
145.8
31
Lakshadweep
0.01
147.4
152.4
0.01
139.1
140.3
0.01
143.2
146.2
32
Kerala
5.50
154.6
154.7
3.46
150.1
150.7
4.55
153.0
153.3
33
Tamil Nadu
5.55
149.1
149.3
9.20
148.0
148.3
7.25
148.5
148.7
34
Puducherry
0.08
146.2
146.7
0.27
147.4
147.4
0.17
147.1
147.2
35
Andaman & Nicobar Islands
0.05
161.1
161.6
0.07
142.0
142.9
0.06
151.4
152.1
36
Telangana
3.16
144.1
143.3
4.41
144.7
145.3
3.74
144.4
144.4
99
All India
100.00
144.9
145.6
100.00
143.3
144.2
100.00
144.2
144.9
Notes: 
1.    Prov.       :  Provisional.
2.   --             :  indicates the receipt of price schedules is less than 80% of allocated schedules and therefore indices are not compiled.


Annexure IV

Major State/UT wise annual inflation rates (%) for August 2019 (Provisional)
(Base: 2012=100)
State/UT Code
Name of the State/UT
Rural
Urban
Combined
Aug. 18 Index
(Final)
Aug. 19
Index
(Prov.)
Inflation Rate
(%)
Aug. 18 Index
(Final)
Aug. 19
Index
(Prov.)
Inflation Rate
(%)
Aug. 18 Index
(Final)
Aug. 19
Index
(Prov.)
Inflation Rate
(%)
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
(11)
01
Jammu & Kashmir
149.6
151.5
1.27
139.6
149.7
7.23
146.1
150.9
3.29
02
Himachal Pradesh
140.5
140.9
0.28
137.1
142.4
3.87
139.9
141.2
0.93
03
Punjab
140.3
145.4
3.64
133.0
138.1
3.83
137.0
142.1
3.72
05
Uttarakhand
134.7
142.3
5.64
133.9
140.1
4.63
134.4
141.5
5.28
06
Haryana
139.7
142.6
2.08
136.1
139.4
2.42
138.0
141.1
2.25
07
Delhi
133.9
146.9
9.71
140.6
145.3
3.34
140.2
145.4
3.71
08
Rajasthan
141.0
146.7
4.04
141.1
146.3
3.69
141.0
146.6
3.97
09
Uttar Pradesh
137.7
142.8
3.70
140.0
145.3
3.79
138.5
143.7
3.75
10
Bihar
142.4
143.1
0.49
138.6
142.5
2.81
141.8
143.0
0.85
18
Assam
141.4
148.5
5.02
134.6
146.4
8.77
140.0
148.1
5.79
19
West Bengal
145.9
146.7
0.55
138.6
143.6
3.61
142.5
145.2
1.89
20
Jharkhand
147.4
147.3
-0.07
136.8
144.8
5.85
143.4
146.3
2.02
21
Odisha
145.9
146.7
0.55
136.1
142.6
4.78
143.2
145.6
1.68
22
Chhattisgarh
146.0
141.9
-2.81
139.4
144.2
3.44
143.4
142.8
-0.42
23
Madhya Pradesh
136.4
141.7
3.89
139.1
145.2
4.39
137.5
143.1
4.07
24
Gujarat
143.3
142.8
-0.35
132.9
139.8
5.19
137.4
141.1
2.69
27
Maharashtra
144.2
146.4
1.53
133.7
139.9
4.64
137.2
142.1
3.57
28
Andhra Pradesh
145.5
143.0
-1.72
138.8
145.4
4.76
143.0
143.9
0.63
29
Karnataka
141.6
148.6
4.94
143.2
151.8
6.01
142.5
150.3
5.47
32
Kerala
146.7
154.7
5.45
145.3
150.7
3.72
146.2
153.3
4.86
33
Tamil Nadu
143.9
149.3
3.75
141.3
148.3
4.95
142.4
148.7
4.42
36
Telangana
146.6
143.3
-2.25
138.1
145.3
5.21
141.9
144.4
1.76
99
All India
142.5
145.6
2.18
138.0
144.2
4.49
140.4
144.9
3.21
Notes: 
  1. Prov.    :  Provisional.

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