New Delhi: Inflation based on Consumer Price Index for Rural Labourers (CPI-RL) rose to 9.73 percent in October, from 9.25 percent in September.
The rate of price rise based on the Consumer Price Index for Agricultural Labourers (CPI-AL) fell to 9.36 percent in October, from 9.43 percent in the previous month, an official release said.
On a point-by-point basis, the CPI (AL) index reported a marginal rise of 0.65 percent during October to 619 points compared to 615 points in September.
Meanwhile, the CPI (RL) also went up by 0.97 percent to 620 points in October from 614 points in the previous month.
Clothing, bedding and footwear index for agricultural labourers was up 0.84 percent in October on a monthly basis and food was expensive by 0.82 percent.
While pan and supari was expensive by 0.75 percent, fuel and light was up by 0.59 percent. Miscellaneous items also became dearer by 0.70 percent for agricultural labourers.
In the case of rural labourers, food prices went up by 0.82 on a monthly basis, while pan and supari was became expensive by 0.87 percent in October.
Clothing, bedding and footwear became expensive by 1.17 percent and, fuel and lighting by 0.59 percent. In October, miscellaneous items also went up by 0.17 percent for rural labourers month-on-month.
First Published: Friday, November 18, 2011, 18:20