Consumer Price Index CPI in India increased to 162.90 points in August from 162.50 points in July of 2021. source: Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI)

Consumer Price Index CPI in India averaged 126.16 points from 2011 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 162.90 points in August of 2021 and a record low of 86.81 points in February of 2011. This page provides - India Consumer Price Index (CPI) - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. India Consumer Price Index (CPI) - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on September of 2021.

Consumer Price Index CPI in India is expected to be 164.85 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the India Consumer Price Index (CPI) is projected to trend around 171.61 points in 2022 and 177.79 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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India Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
162.90 162.50 162.90 86.81 2011 - 2021 points Monthly
2012=100, NSA

India Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 5.30 5.59 12.17 1.54 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 162.90 162.50 162.90 86.81 points [+]
GDP Deflator 146.10 138.80 146.50 100.00 points [+]
Producer Prices 135.90 134.50 135.90 62.44 points [+]
Producer Prices Change 11.39 11.16 34.68 -11.31 percent [+]
Export Prices 402.00 376.00 402.00 100.00 points [+]
Import Prices 569.00 513.00 569.00 100.00 points [+]
Food Inflation 3.11 3.96 14.72 -2.65 percent [+]
Inflation Expectations 10.90 10.20 16.00 7.90 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.25 0.74 2.25 -1.55 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 162.40 161.50 162.40 100.30 points [+]
CPI Transportation 153.90 153.10 153.90 103.20 points [+]


India Consumer Price Index (CPI)
In 2013, the consumer price index replaced the wholesale price index (WPI) as a main measure of inflation. In India, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and beverages (45.86 percent of total weight), of which Cereals and products (9.67 percent), Milk and products (6.61 percent), Vegetables (6.04 percent), Prepared meals, snacks, sweets, etc. (5.55 percent), Meat and fish (3.61 percent), and Oils and fats (3.56 percent). Miscellaneous accounts for 28.32 percent, of which Transport and communication (8.59 percent), health (5.89 percent), and education (4.46 percent). Housing accounts for 10.07 percent; Fuel and light for 6.84 percent; Clothing and footwear for 6.53 percent; and Pan, tobacco and intoxicants for 2.38 percent.