Retail Inflation Eases To 5 PerCent in September, 2023

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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 September 2023 (Provisional). CPIs for Sub-Groups and Groups for both All India and all States/UTs have also been released.

The price data are collected from 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 September 2023, NSO collected prices from 99.8% villages and 98.3% urban markets while the market-wise prices reported therein were 88.7% for rural and 92.0% for urban.