India Consumer Indices

Overview

BSE, CMIE and Survey Research Center, University of Michigan have collaborated to measure consumer sentiment, expectations and the perceived economic scenario through an extensive and representative household survey. University of Michigan provides a highly acclaimed set of academicians while CMIE brings its expertise in data processing. BSE makes the data available to the investing public.
  • India is one of the largest and fastest growing consumer markets in the world. As segments of the market mature, the need for data and insights will grow. India Consumer Indices are a useful set of inputs for business in tapping markets efficiently and in dealing with the vicissitudes of growth.
  • These indices are useful in helping businesses gauge the market sentiments better.
  • Expectations play a large role in the determining the future trends in an economy.
  • A measure of these expectations is critically useful in anticipating change and understanding the nature of these changes.
  • Producers of consumer durables, consumer goods, financial market products, investors, logistics services providers, and a host of related industries prefer to anticipate change for planning and executing their production and/or marketing strategies.
  • These indices are based on large representative sample. Hence, they can meet the needs of policy makers and academic researchers in undertaking the impact of changes in economic environment that may occur due to policy changes or natural phenomena. Such occurrences include changes in interest rates/taxation/governmental regime/regulations, monsoon failure etc.

30 Days Moving Average
   Base = 100 (Sep - Dec 2015)
 
Weekly Graph
India - Label Urban - Label Rural - Label
 
Monthly Graph
India - Label Urban - Label Rural - Label



30 Days Moving Average
   Base = 100 (Sep - Dec 2015)
 
Weekly Graph
Consumer Sentiments(CS) - Label Consumer Expectations(CE) - Label
Current Economic Conditions(CEC) - Label
 
Monthly Graph
Consumer Sentiments(CS) - Label Consumer Expectations(CE) - Label
Current Economic Conditions(CEC) - Label

Sentiments improve

On 23 March 2017, consumer sentiments at the all-India level were up 0.2 per cent at 92.43. This was a result of a 0.31 per cent rise in the index of consumer expectations to 94.8. The index of current economic conditions was, however, constant at 88.74.
Urban consumer sentiments improved by a massive 0.75 per cent to 90.37, driven by a 0.94 per cent rise in the index of current economic conditions to 89.96 and a 0.61 per cent rise in the index of consumer expectations to 90.63.
Rural consumer sentiments stood unchanged at 93.81. Further, the constituent indices- the index of current economic conditions and the index of consumer expectations were steady at 88.26 and 97.32, respectively.