NCPI based Inflation decreased in September 2021

Headline inflation, as measured by the year-onyear (Y-o-Y) change in the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI, 2013=100)1, decreased to 6.2 per cent in September 2021 from 6.7 per cent in August 2021. This decline was entirely due to the statistical effect of the high base prevailed in September 2020. Meanwhile, Food inflation (Y-oY) decreased to 10.0 per cent in September 2021 from 11.1 per cent in August 2021, while NonFood inflation (Y-o-Y) remained unchanged at 3.0 per cent in September 2021.

The NCPI, measured on an annual average basis, remained unchanged at 5.5 per cent in September 2021.


Published Date: 

Thursday, October 21, 2021