Labour Bureau
Government of India

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PRESS NOTE

ALL-INDIA CONSUMER PRICE INDEX NUMBERS FOR

AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL LABOURERS

Month CPI-AL CPI-RL
January 2014 757 759
February 2014 757 759
March 2014 763 765
April 2014 771 773
May 2014 777 780
June 2014 785 787
July 2014 799 801

 

ALL-INDIA CONSUMER PRICE INDEX NUMBERS FOR AGRICULTURAL

AND RURAL LABOURERS ON BASE 1986-87=100 JULY, 2014

1.         The All-India Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural Labourers and Rural Labourers (Base: 1986-87=100) for July, 2014 increased by 14 points each to stand at 799  (Seven hundred and ninety nine) points and 801 (Eight hundred and one) points respectively.

2.         The rise in index varied from State to State. In case of Agricultural Labourers, it recorded an increase between 4 to 22 points in 20 States.  Haryana with 877 points topped the index table whereas Himachal Pradesh with the index level of 648 points stood at the bottom.

3.        In case of Rural Labourers, it recorded an increase between 3 to 22 points in 20 States.  Haryana with 870 points topped the index table whereas Himachal Pradesh with the index level of 684 points stood at the bottom.

4.        The Consumer Price Index Numbers for Agricultural and Rural Labourers in respect of Haryana State registered the maximum increase of 22 points each mainly due to increase in the prices of wheat-atta, pulses, mustard oil, fish fresh, milk, onion, vegetables & fruits, sugar, gur, barber charges and washing soap.  

5.         Point to point rate of inflation based on the CPI-AL and CPI-RL increased from 7.68% and 7.81% in June, 2014 to 7.97% and 8.10% in July, 2014. Inflation based on food index of CPI-AL and CPI-RL are 6.97% and 7.08% respectively during July, 2014.

 

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

Group

Agricultural Labourers

Rural  Labourers

 

June, 2014

July, 2014

June, 2014

July, 2014

General Index

785

799

787

801

Food

766

783

769

786

Pan, Supari,  etc.

1088

1102

1097

1112

Fuel & Light

875

879

873

876

Clothing, Bedding  & Footwear

779

783

788

790

Miscellaneous

745

752

742

750

7. The CPI - AL/RL for August, 2014 will be released on 19 th September, 2014.