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The National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) is releasing 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 February 2021 (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 February 2021, NSO collected prices from 98.6% villages and 97.8% urban markets while the market-wise prices reported therein were 87.9% for rural and 92.8% for urban.

3.             All India Inflation rates (on point to point basis i.e. current month over same month of last year, i.e. February 2021 over February 2020), based on General Indices and CFPIs are given as follows:  

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

Indices

Feb. 2021 (Prov.)

Jan. 2021 (Final)

Rural

Urban

Combd.

Rural

Urban

Combd.

CPI (General)

4.19

5.96

5.03

3.23

5.13

4.06

CFPI

2.89

5.63

3.87

1.11

3.36

1.96

   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: Feb. 2021 over Jan. 2021

Indices

Rural

Urban

Combined

Index Value

% Change

Index Value

% Change

Index Value

% Change

Feb.21

Jan.21

Feb.21

Jan.21

Feb.21

Jan.21

CPI (General)

156.7

156.8

-0.06

156.5

155.8

0.45

156.6

156.3

0.19

CFPI

153.3

154.5

-0.78

159.6

159.8

-0.13

155.5

156.4

-0.58

  Note: Figures of February 2021 are provisional.

5.          Price data for CPI are received through web portals, maintained by the National Informatics Centre.

Next date of release:  12th April 2021 (Monday) for March 2021.   

List of Annex

Annex

Title

I

All-India General (all-groups), Group and Sub-group level CPI and CFPI numbers for January (Final) and February 2021 (Provisional) for Rural, Urban and Combined

II

All-India inflation rates for General (all-groups), Group and Sub-group level CPI and CFPI numbers for January (Final) and February 2021 (Provisional) for Rural, Urban and Combined

III

General CPI for States for Rural, Urban and Combined for January (Final) and February 2021 (Provisional)

IV

Inflation rates of major States, having population more than 50 lakhs as per population Census 2011, for Rural, Urban and Combined for January (Final) and February 2021 (Provisional)

Annex I

All India Consumer Price Indices

(Base: 2012=100)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description

Rural

Urban

Combined

Weights

Jan. 21 Index
(Final)

Feb. 21 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Jan. 21 Index
(Final)

Feb. 21 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Jan. 21 Index
(Final)

Feb. 21 Index
(Prov.)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

 

1.1.01

Cereals and products

12.35

142.9

142.8

6.59

147.8

147.6

9.67

144.5

144.3

 

1.1.02

Meat and fish

4.38

186.1

184.0

2.73

192.5

191.2

3.61

188.4

186.5

 

1.1.03

Egg

0.49

174.4

168.0

0.36

175.7

169.9

0.43

174.9

168.7

 

1.1.04

Milk and products

7.72

154.1

154.4

5.33

154.4

155.1

6.61

154.2

154.7

 

1.1.05

Oils and fats

4.21

159.7

163.0

2.81

148.5

151.4

3.56

155.6

158.7

 

1.1.06

Fruits

2.88

147.9

147.8

2.90

153.1

154.0

2.89

150.3

150.7

 

1.1.07

Vegetables

7.46

157.1

149.7

4.41

182.8

180.2

6.04

165.8

160.0

 

1.1.08

Pulses and products

2.95

158.6

158.3

1.73

160.2

159.8

2.38

159.1

158.8

 

1.1.09

Sugar and Confectionery

1.70

112.9

111.8

0.97

115.5

114.9

1.36

113.8

112.8

 

1.1.10

Spices

3.11

165.1

165.0

1.79

163.0

162.5

2.50

164.4

164.2

 

1.2.11

Non-alcoholic beverages

1.37

158.5

160.0

1.13

147.7

149.2

1.26

154.0

155.5

 

1.1.12

Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.

5.56

165.1

165.8

5.54

168.5

169.4

5.55

166.7

167.5

1

 

Food and beverages

54.18

155.7

154.7

36.29

160.8

160.8

45.86

157.6

156.9

2

 

Pan, tobacco and intoxicants

3.26

185.8

186.5

1.36

192.7

193.3

2.38

187.6

188.3

 

3.1.01

Clothing

6.32

158.2

159.1

4.72

153.4

154.2

5.58

156.3

157.2

 

3.1.02

Footwear

1.04

153.1

153.9

0.85

137.9

138.2

0.95

146.8

147.4

3

 

Clothing and footwear

7.36

157.5

158.4

5.57

151.0

151.8

6.53

154.9

155.8

4

 

Housing

21.67

158.9

159.8

10.07

158.9

159.8

5

 

Fuel and light

7.94

152.9

154.4

5.58

145.7

149.1

6.84

150.2

152.4

 

6.1.01

Household goods and services

3.75

154.3

154.8

3.87

146.0

146.5

3.80

150.4

150.9

 

6.1.02

Health

6.83

163.5

164.3

4.81

155.2

156.3

5.89

160.4

161.3

 

6.1.03

Transport and communication

7.60

148.7

150.2

9.73

138.2

140.5

8.59

143.2

145.1

 

6.1.04

Recreation and amusement

1.37

156.1

157.0

2.04

146.4

147.3

1.68

150.6

151.5

 

6.1.05

Education

3.46

163.1

163.6

5.62

156.8

156.6

4.46

159.4

159.5

 

6.1.06

Personal care and effects

4.25

156.9

155.2

3.47

158.3

156.7

3.89

157.5

155.8

6

 

Miscellaneous

27.26

156.7

157.2

29.53

148.5

149.3

28.32

152.7

153.4

General Index (All Groups)

100.00

156.8

156.7

100.00

155.8

156.5

100.00

156.3

156.6

Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI)

47.25

154.5

153.3

29.62

159.8

159.6

39.06

156.4

155.5

Notes:

  1. Prov. : Provisional.
  2. CFPI   : Out of 12 sub-groups contained in ‘Food and Beverages’ group, CFPI is based on ten sub-groups, excluding ‘Non-alcoholic beverages’ and ‘Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.’.
  3.  –       : CPI (Rural) for housing is not compiled.

Annex II

All India year-on-year inflation rates (%) for February 2021 (Provisional)

(Base: 2012=100)

Group Code

Sub-group Code

Description

Rural

Urban

Combined

 

Feb. 20 Index
(Final)

Feb. 21

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Feb. 20 Index
(Final)

Feb. 21

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Feb. 20 Index
(Final)

Feb. 21

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

(12)

 
 

1.1.01

Cereals and products

144.2

142.8

-0.97

146.2

147.6

0.96

144.8

144.3

-0.35

 
 

1.1.02

Meat and fish

167.5

184.0

9.85

167.6

191.2

14.08

167.5

186.5

11.34

 
 

1.1.03

Egg

150.9

168.0

11.33

153.1

169.9

10.97

151.8

168.7

11.13

 
 

1.1.04

Milk and products

150.9

154.4

2.32

150.7

155.1

2.92

150.8

154.7

2.59

 
 

1.1.05

Oils and fats

133.7

163.0

21.91

127.4

151.4

18.84

131.4

158.7

20.78

 
 

1.1.06

Fruits

140.7

147.8

5.05

143.1

154.0

7.62

141.8

150.7

6.28

 
 

1.1.07

Vegetables

165.1

149.7

-9.33

181.7

180.2

-0.83

170.7

160.0

-6.27

 
 

1.1.08

Pulses and products

141.8

158.3

11.64

139.6

159.8

14.47

141.1

158.8

12.54

 
 

1.1.09

Sugar and Confectionery

113.1

111.8

-1.15

114.6

114.9

0.26

113.6

112.8

-0.70

 
 

1.1.10

Spices

152.8

165.0

7.98

150.4

162.5

8.05

152.0

164.2

8.03

 
 

1.2.11

Non-alcoholic beverages

140.1

160.0

14.20

131.5

149.2

13.46

136.5

155.5

13.92

 
 

1.1.12

Prepared meals, snacks, sweets etc.

159.2

165.8

4.15

159.0

169.4

6.54

159.1

167.5

5.28

 

1

 

Food and beverages

149.8

154.7

3.27

151.7

160.8

6.00

150.5

156.9

4.25

 

2

 

Pan, tobacco and intoxicants

169.4

186.5

10.09

172.0

193.3

12.38

170.1

188.3

10.70

 
 

3.1.01

Clothing

153.0

159.1

3.99

147.3

154.2

4.68

150.8

157.2

4.24

 
 

3.1.02

Footwear

147.5

153.9

4.34

133.5

138.2

3.52

141.7

147.4

4.02

 

3

 

Clothing and footwear

152.3

158.4

4.01

145.2

151.8

4.55

149.5

155.8

4.21

 

4

 

Housing

154.8

159.8

3.23

154.8

159.8

3.23

 

5

 

Fuel and light

152.3

154.4

1.38

138.9

149.1

7.34

147.2

152.4

3.53

 
 

6.1.01

Household goods and services

151.8

154.8

1.98

140.4

146.5

4.34

146.4

150.9

3.07

 
 

6.1.02

Health

156.2

164.3

5.19

144.4

156.3

8.24

151.7

161.3

6.33

 
 

6.1.03

Transport and communication

136.0

150.2

10.44

125.2

140.5

12.22

130.3

145.1

11.36

 
 

6.1.04

Recreation and amusement

150.4

157.0

4.39

137.7

147.3

6.97

143.2

151.5

5.80

 
 

6.1.05

Education

161.9

163.6

1.05

152.2

156.6

2.89

156.2

159.5

2.11

 
 

6.1.06

Personal care and effects

143.4

155.2

8.23

143.5

156.7

9.20

143.4

155.8

8.65

 

6

 

Miscellaneous

148.4

157.2

5.93

138.4

149.3

7.88

143.6

153.4

6.82

 

General Index (All Groups)

150.4

156.7

4.19

147.7

156.5

5.96

149.1

156.6

5.03

 

Consumer Food Price Index

149.0

153.3

2.89

151.1

159.6

5.63

149.7

155.5

3.87

        

Notes:

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

Annex III

State/UT wise General Consumer Price Indices

(Base: 2012=100)

Sl. No.

Name of the State/UT

Rural

Urban

Combined

Weights

Jan. 21 Index
(Final)

Feb. 21 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Jan. 21 Index
(Final)

Feb. 21 Index
(Prov.)

Weights

Jan. 21 Index
(Final)

Feb. 21 Index
(Prov.)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

1

Andhra Pradesh

5.40

159.8

160.3

3.64

161.0

161.4

4.58

160.2

160.7

2

Arunachal Pradesh

0.14

163.7

163.3

0.06

0.10

163.7

163.3

3

Assam

2.63

160.1

157.1

0.79

160.8

159.7

1.77

160.2

157.6

4

Bihar

8.21

153.5

153.2

1.62

157.8

158.7

5.14

154.1

154.0

5

Chhattisgarh

1.68

155.6

154.5

1.22

153.7

153.8

1.46

154.9

154.2

6

Delhi

0.28

152.4

152.8

5.64

149.8

150.7

2.77

149.9

150.8

7

Goa

0.14

158.8

158.7

0.25

157.0

156.8

0.19

157.7

157.5

8

Gujarat

4.54

152.1

151.8

6.82

147.6

147.2

5.60

149.6

149.2

9

Haryana

3.30

149.5

150.5

3.35

149.3

149.6

3.32

149.4

150.1

10

Himachal Pradesh

1.03

149.5

150.5

0.26

154.2

155.2

0.67

150.4

151.4

11

Jharkhand

1.96

154.0

152.8

1.39

156.8

157.3

1.69

155.1

154.5

12

Karnataka

5.09

159.5

160.0

6.81

162.9

164.1

5.89

161.3

162.2

13

Kerala

5.50

166.5

167.0

3.46

162.3

163.6

4.55

165.0

165.8

14

Madhya Pradesh

4.93

153.0

153.2

3.97

157.6

158.5

4.48

154.9

155.4

15

Maharashtra

8.25

157.2

156.7

18.86

151.0

151.4

13.18

153.1

153.2

16

Manipur

0.23

180.7

179.8

0.12

173.6

169.2

0.18

178.5

176.4

17

Meghalaya

0.28

155.4

155.4

0.15

155.0

154.7

0.22

155.3

155.2

18

Mizoram

0.07

160.2

160.2

0.13

154.1

153.2

0.10

156.5

155.9

19

Nagaland

0.14

169.6

169.8

0.12

158.2

157.5

0.13

164.8

164.6

20

Odisha

2.93

160.0

158.5

1.31

154.6

155.1

2.18

158.5

157.5

21

Punjab

3.31

154.5

155.1

3.09

147.9

149.2

3.21

151.5

152.5

22

Rajasthan

6.63

153.6

153.9

4.23

153.9

153.8

5.51

153.7

153.9

23

Sikkim

0.06

168.7

168.7

0.03

158.7

159.6

0.05

165.4

165.7

24

Tamil Nadu

5.55

163.5

164.8

9.20

164.0

165.1

7.25

163.8

165.0

25

Telangana

3.16

163.0

162.0

4.41

158.6

159.9

3.74

160.6

160.8

26

Tripura

0.35

175.0

173.4

0.14

163.9

164.0

0.25

172.1

171.0

27

Uttar Pradesh

14.83

152.1

151.9

9.54

155.9

156.9

12.37

153.5

153.7

28

Uttarakhand

1.06

154.2

153.9

0.73

152.3

153.7

0.91

153.5

153.8

29

West Bengal

6.99

160.2

159.2

7.20

160.6

161.8

7.09

160.4

160.4

30

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

0.05

170.7

170.6

0.07

158.2

156.5

0.06

164.3

163.4

31

Chandigarh

0.02

155.4

155.4

0.34

147.5

148.7

0.17

147.9

149.1

32

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

0.02

140.5

141.7

0.04

148.4

149.7

0.03

145.8

147.0

33

Daman & Diu

0.02

160.9

160.2

0.02

155.4

155.2

0.02

158.6

158.1

34

Jammu & Kashmir*

1.14

165.1

165.5

0.72

164.1

165.0

0.94

164.7

165.3

35

Lakshadweep

0.01

173.0

170.3

0.01

157.8

153.1

0.01

165.2

161.5

36

Puducherry

0.08

164.9

167.3

0.27

163.0

164.0

0.17

163.5

164.8

All India

100.00

156.8

156.7

100.00

155.8

156.5

100.00

156.3

156.6

Notes: 

  1. Prov.             :  Provisional
  2. —             :  indicates the receipt of price schedules is less than 80% of allocated schedules and therefore indices are not compiled.
  3. *              : Figures of this row pertain to the prices and weights of the combined Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh (erstwhile State of Jammu & Kashmir).

Annex IV

Major State/UT wise year-on-year inflation rates (%) for February 2021 (Provisional)

(Base: 2012=100)

Sl. No.

Name of the State/UT

Rural

Urban

Combined

Feb. 20 Index
(Final)

Feb. 21

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Feb. 20 Index
(Final)

Feb. 21

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

Feb. 20 Index
(Final)

Feb. 21

Index
(Prov.)

Inflation Rate
(%)

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

(5)

(6)

(7)

(8)

(9)

(10)

(11)

1

Andhra Pradesh

146.7

160.3

9.27

149.7

161.4

7.82

147.8

160.7

8.73

2

Assam

152.6

157.1

2.95

150.4

159.7

6.18

152.1

157.6

3.62

3

Bihar

147.6

153.2

3.79

145.9

158.7

8.77

147.4

154.0

4.48

4

Chhattisgarh

144.8

154.5

6.70

145.0

153.8

6.07

144.9

154.2

6.42

5

Delhi

149.9

152.8

1.93

146.3

150.7

3.01

146.5

150.8

2.94

6

Gujarat

144.6

151.8

4.98

140.3

147.2

4.92

142.2

149.2

4.92

7

Haryana

146.0

150.5

3.08

142.6

149.6

4.91

144.4

150.1

3.95

8

Himachal Pradesh

143.9

150.5

4.59

146.6

155.2

5.87

144.4

151.4

4.85

9

Jharkhand

152.8

152.8

0.00

146.9

157.3

7.08

150.5

154.5

2.66

10

Karnataka

153.0

160.0

4.58

155.0

164.1

5.87

154.1

162.2

5.26

11

Kerala

160.0

167.0

4.38

154.5

163.6

5.89

158.1

165.8

4.87

12

Madhya Pradesh

145.9

153.2

5.00

147.4

158.5

7.53

146.5

155.4

6.08

13

Maharashtra

149.6

156.7

4.75

142.6

151.4

6.17

144.9

153.2

5.73

14

Odisha

152.1

158.5

4.21

145.8

155.1

6.38

150.3

157.5

4.79

15

Punjab

150.7

155.1

2.92

142.5

149.2

4.70

147.0

152.5

3.74

16

Rajasthan

151.4

153.9

1.65

148.8

153.8

3.36

150.5

153.9

2.26

17

Tamil Nadu

155.6

164.8

5.91

152.8

165.1

8.05

153.9

165.0

7.21

18

Telangana

151.8

162.0

6.72

150.6

159.9

6.18

151.1

160.8

6.42

19

Uttar Pradesh

148.4

151.9

2.36

150.4

156.9

4.32

149.1

153.7

3.09

20

Uttarakhand

146.4

153.9

5.12

142.6

153.7

7.78

145.0

153.8

6.07

21

West Bengal

153.7

159.2

3.58

150.9

161.8

7.22

152.4

160.4

5.25

22

Jammu & Kashmir*

157.3

165.5

5.21

154.8

165.0

6.59

156.4

165.3

5.69

All India

150.4

156.7

4.19

147.7

156.5

5.96

149.1

156.6

5.03

Notes: 

  1. Prov.    :  Provisional.
    1. *               : Figures of this row pertain to the prices and weights of the combined Union Territories of Jammu &   Kashmir and Ladakh (erstwhile State of Jammu & Kashmir).