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 investors. Consumer Sentiment Indices are forward looking indicators and are useful in:
  • Tapping market efficiency and in dealing with the vicissitudes of growth.
  • Helping businesses gauge the market sentiments better.
  • Determining the future trends in an economy.
  • Anticipating change and understanding the nature of these changes.
  • Anticipating changes for planning and executing production and/or marketing strategies for producers of consumer durables, consumer goods, financial market products, investors, logistics services providers, and a host of related industries
  • Meeting 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
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   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
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   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

Overall sentiments decline

On 22 June 2017, consumer sentiments at the all-India level were down 0.36 per cent at 96.83, attributable to a decline in both the constituent indices- the index of current economic conditions and the index of current economic conditions, which fell by 0.46 per cent to 96.85 and by 0.3 per cent to 96.82, respectively.
Rural sentiments index stood at 99.27, down by 0.18 per cent as compared to the previous day. This was a result of a 0.3 per cent drop in the index of consumer expectations to 99.4. Meanwhile, the index of current economic conditions was steady at 99.06.
Urban sentiments index and its constituent indices- the index of current economic conditions and the index of consumer expectations were stable at 92.86, 93.31 and 92.56, respectively.