Consumer Price Index CPI in India increased to 178.10 points in April from 177.20 points in March of 2023. source: Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI)

Consumer Price Index CPI in India averaged 132.32 points from 2011 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 178.10 points in April of 2023 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 June of 2023.

Consumer Price Index CPI in India is expected to be 181.06 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the India Consumer Price Index (CPI) is projected to trend around 191.87 points in 2024 and 200.12 points in 2025, according to our econometric models.

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India Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 4.70 5.66 percent Apr 2023
Consumer Price Index CPI 178.10 177.20 points Apr 2023
GDP Deflator 173.30 160.10 points Dec 2023
Food Inflation 3.84 4.79 percent Apr 2023
CPI Transportation 164.50 164.20 points Apr 2023
Inflation Rate MoM 0.51 0.23 percent Apr 2023
CPI Housing Utilities 175.20 173.50 points Apr 2023

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
178.10 177.20 178.10 86.81 2011 - 2023 points Monthly
2012=100, NSA