Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (2016=100) – February, March & April, 2024

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07 JUN 2024: 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 indices for the months of February, 2024, March, 2024 and April, 2024 are being released in this press release.

The All-India CPI-IW for February, 2024 increased by 0.3 point and stood at 139.2 (one hundred thirty nine point two). The All-India CPI-IW for March, 2024 decreased by 0.3 point and stood at 138.9 (one hundred thirty eight point nine). The All-India CPI-IW for April, 2024 increased by 0.5 point and stood at 139.4 (one hundred thirty nine point four).

Year-on-year inflation for the month of February, 2024 stood at 4.90% as compared to 6.16% in February, 2023. Year-on-year inflation for the month of March, 2024 stood at 4.20% as compared to 5.79% in March, 2023. Year-on-year inflation for the month of April, 2024 stood at 3.87% as compared to 5.09% in April, 2023.

Y-o-Y Inflation based on CPI-IW (General)

All-India Group-wise CPI-IW for February, 2024, March, 2024 and April, 2024:

Sr. No.GroupsFebruary,2024March,2024April,2024
IFood & Beverages142.2142.2143.4
IIPan, Supari, Tobacco & Intoxicants159.1160.3161.1
IIIClothing & Footwear142.5143.0143.2
IVHousing128.4128.4128.4
VFuel & Light161.8154.1152.8
VIMiscellaneous135.8135.9136.1
 General Index139.2138.9139.4

CPI-IW: Groups Indices

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