AICPIN for the Month of November 2021

All-India CPI-IW for November 2021


F.No. 5/1/2021-CPI

DATED: 31st December, 2021

Press Release

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (2016=100) – November, 2021

The Labour Bureau, an attached office of the M/o Labour & Employment, has been compiling Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers every month on the basis of retail prices collected from 317 markets spread over 88 industrially important centres in the country. The index is compiled for 88 centres and All-India and is released on the last working day of succeeding month. The index for the month of November, 2021 is being released in this press release.

The All-India CPI-IW for November. 2021 increased by 0.8 points and stood at 125.7 (one hundred twenty five and point seven). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by 0.64 per cent with respect to previous month compared to an increase of 0.33 per cent recorded between corresponding months a year ago.

The maximum upward pressure in current index came from Food & Beverages group contributing 0.82 percentage points to the total change. At item level, French-Bean, Kundru. Lady’s finger, Tomato, Potato, Onion, Brinjal, Cabbage. Cooking Gas, Medicine Allopathic, Telephone charges mobile, etc. are responsible for the rise in index. However, this increase was largely checked by Buffalo-Milk. Poultry/chicken, Soyabean oil, Sunflower oil, Banana, Cauliflower, Garlic, Ginger, Domestic Electricity, Diesel, Petrol, etc. putting downward pressure on the index.

At centre level, Puducherry recorded a maximum increase of 6.9 points followed by Mercara-Kodagu with 4.0 points. Among others. 5 centres observed an increase between 3 to 3.9 points, 9 centres between 2 to 2.9 points, 16 centres between 1 to 1.9 points and 31 centres between 0.1 to 0.9 points. On the contrary. Sangrur recorded a maximum decrease of 4.6 points followed by Atnritsar with 3.8 points, Among others. 2 centres observed an decrease between 2 to 2.9 points, 2 centres between I to 1.9 points and 17 centres between 0.1 to 0.9 points. Rest of 2 centres’ indices remained stationary.

Year-on-year inflation for the month stood at 4.84 per cent compared to 4.50 per cent for the previous month and 5.27 per cent during the corresponding month a year before. Similarly, Food inflation stood at 3.40 per cent against 2.20 per cent of the previous month and 7.48 per cent during the corresponding month a year ago.

The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of December, 2027 will be released on Monday, 31st January,2022. The same will also be available on the office website

(Shyam Singh Negi)
Deputy Director General

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