Consumer Price Index CPI in India decreased to 139.70 Index Points in January from 140.10 Index Points in December of 2018. Consumer Price Index CPI in India averaged 117.98 Index Points from 2011 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 140.80 Index Points in November of 2018 and a record low of 86.81 Index Points in February of 2011.

Consumer Price Index CPI in India is expected to be 140.87 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Consumer Price Index CPI in India to stand at 146.71 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the India Consumer Price Index (CPI) is projected to trend around 162.21 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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India Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.05 2.11 12.17 1.54 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 139.70 140.10 140.80 86.81 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 128.80 125.10 146.50 100.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 119.20 120.10 121.80 62.44 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.76 3.80 34.68 -11.31 percent [+]
Export Prices 376.00 372.00 376.00 100.00 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 513.00 523.00 523.00 100.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -2.17 -2.51 14.72 -2.61 percent [+]
Inflation Expectations 8.50 9.80 16.00 8.00 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.29 -0.49 2.25 -1.55 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 147.70 146.50 147.70 100.30 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 123.40 123.60 126.90 103.20 Index 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. This page provides - India Consumer Price Index (CPI) - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. India Consumer Price Index (CPI) - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
139.70 140.10 140.80 86.81 2011 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
2012=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 189.61 Jan/19
Australia 114.10 Dec/18
Brazil 5116.93 Jan/19
Canada 133.40 Dec/18
China 101.70 Jan/19
Euro Area 102.96 Jan/19
France 103.01 Jan/19
Germany 103.40 Jan/19
India 139.70 Jan/19
Indonesia 135.83 Jan/19
Italy 102.40 Jan/19
Japan 101.50 Jan/19
Mexico 103.11 Jan/19
Netherlands 104.05 Jan/19
Russia 580.50 Jan/19
Saudi Arabia 105.90 Jan/19
Singapore 100.20 Dec/18
South Africa 109.20 Jan/19
South Korea 104.24 Jan/19
Spain 103.09 Jan/19
Switzerland 101.30 Jan/19
Turkey 398.07 Jan/19
United Kingdom 106.30 Jan/19
United States 252.67 Jan/19


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