Inflation for agricultural and rural labourers falls in December 2022

Rural India witnessed lower inflation in December 2022 compared to the preceding month. Retail price inflation for agricultural labourers, measured by the CPI-AL, fell to 6.4 per cent in December 2022 from 6.9 per cent in November 2022. The food group, which accounts for 69.15 per cent of the consumption basket of agricultural labourers, saw inflation fall to 5.9 per cent from 6.2 per cent. Inflation for rural labourers, measured by the CPI-RL, fell to 6.6 per cent in December 2022 from seven per cent in November 2022. Food inflation for rural labourers fell to 5.8 per cent in December 2022 from six per cent.

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1. https://www.pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1892525