Consumer Price Index CPI in India decreased to 175.70 points in December from 176.50 points in November of 2022. source: Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI)

Consumer Price Index CPI in India averaged 131.08 points from 2011 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 176.70 points in October of 2022 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 2023.

Consumer Price Index CPI in India is expected to be 176.59 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 5.72 5.88 percent Dec 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 175.70 176.50 points Dec 2022
GDP Deflator 160.10 146.10 points Dec 2022
Food Inflation 4.19 4.67 percent Dec 2022
Inflation Rate MoM -0.45 -0.11 percent Dec 2022
CPI Transportation 163.30 163.00 points Dec 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 170.70 171.80 points Dec 2022

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
175.70 176.50 176.70 86.81 2011 - 2022 points Monthly
2012=100, NSA