Consumer Price Index CPI in India increased to 174.30 points in August from 173.40 points in July of 2022. source: Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI)

Consumer Price Index CPI in India averaged 129.79 points from 2011 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 174.30 points in August 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 September of 2022.

Consumer Price Index CPI in India is expected to be 173.81 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 184.80 points in 2023 and 193.30 points in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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India Consumer Price Index (CPI)



Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 7.00 6.71 percent Aug 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 174.30 173.40 points Aug 2022
GDP Deflator 160.10 146.10 points Dec 2022
Food Inflation 7.62 6.75 percent Aug 2022
Inflation Rate MoM 0.52 0.46 percent Aug 2022
CPI Transportation 161.90 161.60 points Aug 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 169.00 167.80 points Aug 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
174.30 173.40 174.30 86.81 2011 - 2022 points Monthly
2012=100, NSA