Consumer Price Index CPI in India decreased to 156.30 points in January from 157.30 points in December of 2020. source: Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI)

Consumer Price Index CPI in India averaged 124.21 points from 2011 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 158.90 points in November of 2020 and a record low of 86.81 points in February of 2011. This page provides - India Consumer Price Index (CPI) - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. India Consumer Price Index (CPI) - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on February of 2021.

Consumer Price Index CPI in India is expected to be 155.29 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 164.22 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the India Consumer Price Index (CPI) is projected to trend around 170.95 points in 2022 and 177.11 points in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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India Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
156.30 157.30 158.90 86.81 2011 - 2021 points Monthly
2012=100, NSA

India Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.06 4.59 12.17 1.54 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 156.30 157.30 158.90 86.81 points [+]
GDP Deflator 138.80 134.80 146.50 100.00 points [+]
Producer Prices 125.90 124.50 125.90 62.44 points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.03 1.22 34.68 -11.31 percent [+]
Export Prices 402.00 376.00 402.00 100.00 points [+]
Import Prices 569.00 513.00 569.00 100.00 points [+]
Food Inflation 1.89 3.41 14.72 -2.65 percent [+]
Inflation Expectations 10.20 9.00 16.00 7.90 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.63 -1.01 2.25 -1.55 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 158.90 157.70 158.90 100.30 points [+]
CPI Transportation 143.10 141.90 143.10 103.20 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.