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All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural and Rural Labourers – December, 2021

Ministry of Labour & Employment

All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural and Rural Labourers – December, 2021

Posted On: 20 JAN 2022 5:07PM by PIB Delhi

  1. The All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural Labourers and Rural Labourers (Base: 1986-87=100) for the month of December, 2021 increased by 5 points each to stand at 1097 (One thousand and ninety seven) and 1106 (One thousand one hundred and six) points respectively. The major contribution towards the rise in general index of Agricultural Labourers and Rural Labourers came from Fuel & Light group and miscellaneous group to the extent of 1.72 & 1.58 points and 1.02 & 1.06 points respectively mainly due to rise in prices of firewood, kerosene oil, medicine,  barber charges, bus fare, toilet soap, washing soap, etc.
  2. The rise/fall in index varied from State to State. In case of Agricultural Labourers, it recorded an increase of 1 to 20 points in 11 States and a decrease of 1 to 12 points in 8 States while it remained stationary for Orissa State. Tamilnadu with 1290 points topped the index table whereas Himachal Pradesh with 861 points stood at the bottom.
  3. In case of Rural Labourers, it recorded an increase of 1 to 20 points in 11 States and a decrease of 1 to 14 points in 8 States while it remained stationary for Orissa State. Tamilnadu with 1276 points topped the index table whereas Himachal Pradesh with 915 points stood at the bottom.
  4. Amongst states, the maximum increase in the Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural and Rural Labourers was experienced by Tamilnadu State (20 points each) mainly due to rise in the prices of vegetables & fruits, onion, chillies green/dry, tamarind, etc. On the contrary, the maximum decrease in the Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural and Rural Labourers was experienced by Himachal Pradesh State (12 points and 14 points respectively) mainly due to fall in the prices of wheat atta, pulses, onion, vegetables and fruits etc.        
  5. Point to point rate of inflation based on the CPI-AL and CPI-RL stood at 4.78% & 5.03% in December, 2021 compared to 3.02% & 3.38% respectively in November, 2021 and 3.25% and 3.34% respectively during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, Food inflation stood at 2.99% & 3.17% in December, 2021 compared to 0.88% & 1.07% respectively in November, 2021 and 2.97% & 2.96% respectively during the corresponding month of the previous year.

 

  1. All-India Consumer Price Index Number (General & Group-wise):

Group

Agricultural Labourers

Rural  Labourers

Nov.,2021

Dec.,2021

Nov.,2021

Dec.,2021

General Index

1092

1097

1101

1106

Food

1034

1035

1042

1042

Pan, Supari,  etc.

1845

1857

1857

1867

Fuel & Light

1178

1198

1174

1194

Clothing, Bedding  &Footwear

1106

1116

1134

1143

Miscellaneous

1140

1149

1143

1152

  
 

  1. The CPI – AL and RL for the month of January, 2022 will be released on 18thFebruary, 2022

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