Cost of food in India increased 4.05 percent in December of 2021 over the same month in the previous year. source: Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI)

Food Inflation in India averaged 5.83 percent from 2012 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 14.72 percent in November of 2013 and a record low of -2.65 percent in December of 2018. This page provides - India Food Inflation - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. India Food Inflation - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on January of 2022.

Food Inflation in India is expected to be 5.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the India Food Inflation is projected to trend around 5.50 percent in 2023 and 4.30 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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India Food Inflation

India Food Inflation
The Consumer Food Price Index accounts for 39.06 percent of the total consumer price index.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.05 1.87 14.72 -2.65 2012 - 2021 percent Monthly

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 5.59 4.91 percent Dec/21
Consumer Price Index CPI 166.10 166.70 points Dec/21
GDP Deflator 146.10 139.70 points Dec/21
Food Inflation 4.05 1.87 percent Dec/21
CPI Housing Utilities 163.40 164.20 points Dec/21
Inflation Rate Mom -0.36 0.73 percent Dec/21
CPI Transportation 155.60 154.80 points Dec/21