Consumer Price Index CPI in India increased to 140.80 Index Points in November from 140.70 Index Points in October of 2018. Consumer Price Index CPI in India averaged 117.52 Index Points from 2011 until 2018, 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 142.28 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 147.35 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the India Consumer Price Index (CPI) is projected to trend around 156.41 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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India Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.33 3.38 12.17 1.54 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 140.80 140.70 140.80 86.81 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 128.80 125.10 146.50 100.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 121.80 121.70 121.80 62.44 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 4.64 5.28 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 -2.61 -0.86 14.72 -2.61 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.07 0.29 2.25 -1.55 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 146.90 146.30 146.90 100.30 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 125.50 126.90 126.90 103.20 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
140.80 140.70 140.80 86.81 2011 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
2012=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 179.64 Nov/18
Australia 113.50 Sep/18
Brazil 5092.97 Nov/18
Canada 134.10 Oct/18
China 102.20 Nov/18
Euro Area 104.49 Oct/18
France 103.45 Nov/18
Germany 112.40 Nov/18
India 140.80 Nov/18
Indonesia 134.56 Nov/18
Italy 102.40 Nov/18
Japan 102.00 Oct/18
Mexico 102.30 Nov/18
Netherlands 104.07 Nov/18
Russia 570.00 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 106.80 Oct/18
Singapore 99.90 Oct/18
South Africa 109.60 Nov/18
South Korea 104.73 Nov/18
Spain 104.88 Nov/18
Switzerland 101.79 Nov/18
Turkey 395.48 Nov/18
United Kingdom 106.70 Oct/18
United States 252.88 Nov/18


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