Cost of food in India increased 7.84 percent in May of 2022 over the same month in the previous year. source: Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI)

Food Inflation in India averaged 5.88 percent from 2012 until 2022, 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 July of 2022.

Food Inflation in India is expected to be 7.50 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

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 7.04 7.79 percent May 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 171.70 170.10 points May 2022
GDP Deflator 160.10 146.10 points Dec 2022
Food Inflation 7.84 8.38 percent May 2022
Inflation Rate Mom 0.94 1.43 percent May 2022
CPI Transportation 163.10 162.60 points May 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 167.60 167.00 points May 2022

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
7.84 8.38 14.72 -2.65 2012 - 2022 percent Monthly