Consumer Pyramids Results from India's Largest survey of Households
Over 150,000 Households Surveyed every Quarter
Demographic characteristics of over 700,000 individuals

Estimates for

  • 319 Cities
  • 97 Rural regions
  • 99 Homogeneous Regions
  • 24 States & Union Territories

Estimates of

  • Households
  • Household Income
  • Household Expenses
  • Pattern of Expenditure
  • Itemwise Expenses
  • Household Savings
  • Investor Households
  • Pattern of Investments
  • Borrower Households
  • Sources of Borrowing
  • Purpose of Borrowing
  • Ownership of Assets
  • Age-Gender Distribution
  • Level of Education
  • Occupation
  • Status of Health
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Mobile Connectivity
15 Jan 2015 02:18 PM, Insights
Two-wheelers prominent in tier II and III cities
15 Jan 2015 01:10 PM, Insights
Western and Southern regions account for four-fifth of the expenditure on ice-creams.
12 Jan 2015 05:09 PM, Insights
Indians prefer owning a television to opening a bank account
31 Mar 2014 04:33 PM, Insights
North Zone contributes 45 per cent of total expenditure on milk in India
04 Mar 2014 12:34 PM, Insights
Aggregate income and expenses of households revised down by 0.02 per cent
03 Mar 2014 04:49 PM, Comments
Comparing CMIE’s estimates of household income with CSO numbers
14 Jan 2015 11:16 AM, Insights
61% households reported expenditure on cigarettes/tobacco in 2013-14
12 Jan 2015 05:04 PM, Insights
Keralite households spend 12 times more on alcohol than on health
07 Mar 2014 06:23 PM, Insights
Smaller towns included in sample
03 Mar 2014 05:29 PM, Insights
Mean income was Rs.157,683 and median income was Rs.98,867
04 Mar 2014 10:29 AM, Insights
Mean expenditure was Rs.82,551 and median expenditure was Rs.63,099
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Consumer Pyramids is the largest survey of households of India. It makes estimates of income, expenses, savings, borrowings, investments and ownership of assets of households. It also makes estimates of the age, gender, education, occupation, health financial inclusion and mobile connectivity of individuals.

Characteristics of households for a quarter are captured in the succeeding quarter and results are released within 15 days of the completion of the survey.

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