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5.2 Cost of Living Indices
        Point-to-Point Variations
  Weights Latest Month Over   Over 12 Months   Fiscal Year So Far  Full Fiscal Year
    Index   Month 2016 2017 2016-17 2017-18 2015-16 2016-17
Industrial Workers (IW) (2001=100)  100.0 277 Apr-17 0.70 5.9 2.2 1.1 0.7 5.5 2.6
Agricultural Labourers (AL) (1986-87=100)  100.0 870 Apr-17 0.50 5.3 2.6 0.6 0.5 5.0 2.7
New Series of CPI: (Base: 2012=100)   Latest                
        Combined (Rural plus Urban)   Index     2016 2017 2016-17 2017-18 2015-16 2016-17
                      General Index (All Groups) 100.0 131.4 May-17 0.23 5.8 2.2 2.1 0.4 5.9 2.8
                      Food  45.9 132.4 May-17 0.23 7.5 -1.0 3.6 0.5 6.9 0.4
                      Miscellaneous  28.3 125.3 May-17 0.16 4.0 3.8 1.2 0.2 4.6 4.3
        Rural  53.5 133.3 May-17 0.30 6.5 2.3 1.8 0.4 9.7 -0.1
        Urban  46.5 129.3 May-17 0.15 4.9 2.1 2.3 0.5 8.4 -0.3
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