Factsheet of household consumption expenditure survey (HCES) 2022-23

After a gap of 11 years, the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) under the Union Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation released data on national household consumption expenditure. The survey aims at generating estimates of household monthly per capita consumption expenditure (MPCE) and its distribution separately for the rural and urban sectors of the country, for states and Union territories, and for different socio-economic groups. The estimates of MPCE in the broad findings of the Household Consumption Expenditure Survey (HCES) 2022-23 (August-July) released February 24, 2024 were based on data collected from 261,000 households – 155,000 in rural areas and 106,000 in urban areas from 36 states and Union territories.