Consumer Price Index CPI in India increased to 142 Index Points in May from 141.20 Index Points in April of 2019. Consumer Price Index CPI in India averaged 118.89 Index Points from 2011 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 142 Index Points in May of 2019 and a record low of 86.81 Index Points in February of 2011.

Consumer Price Index CPI in India is expected to be 142.93 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 145.74 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the India Consumer Price Index (CPI) is projected to trend around 157.14 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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India Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.05 2.99 12.17 1.54 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 142.00 141.20 142.00 86.81 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 134.80 129.70 146.50 100.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 121.20 120.90 121.80 62.44 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.45 3.07 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 1.83 1.10 14.72 -2.65 percent [+]
Inflation Expectations 8.10 8.50 16.00 8.00 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.57 0.57 2.25 -1.55 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 150.10 149.70 150.10 100.30 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 124.90 124.90 126.90 103.20 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 June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
142.00 141.20 142.00 86.81 2011 - 2019 Index Points Monthly
2012=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 219.57 May/19
Australia 114.10 Mar/19
Brazil 5213.75 May/19
Canada 136.00 Apr/19
China 102.70 May/19
Euro Area 105.24 May/19
France 104.33 May/19
Germany 105.40 May/19
India 142.00 May/19
Indonesia 137.40 May/19
Italy 103.00 May/19
Japan 101.80 Apr/19
Mexico 103.23 May/19
Netherlands 105.94 May/19
Russia 588.50 May/19
Saudi Arabia 105.60 Apr/19
Singapore 100.10 Apr/19
South Africa 110.70 Apr/19
South Korea 105.05 May/19
Spain 104.95 May/19
Switzerland 102.70 May/19
Turkey 413.52 May/19
United Kingdom 107.60 Apr/19
United States 255.16 May/19


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