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India Inflation Rate

Last Release
May 31, 2022
Actual
7.04
Units In
%
Previous
7.79
Frequency
Monthly
Next Release
Jul 12, 2022
Time to Release
7 Days 15 Hours
Highest
Lowest
Average
Date Range
Source
12.17
Nov 2013
1.54
Jun 2017
6 %2012-2022Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI)
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. Consumer price changes in India can be very volatile due to dependence on energy imports, the uncertain impact of monsoon rains on its large farm sector, difficulties transporting food items to market because of its poor roads and infrastructure and high fiscal deficit.

Latest Updates

The annual inflation rate in India edged down to 7.04 percent in May of 2022 from an 8-year high of 7.79 percent in the previous month, and below market expectations of 7.1 percent. However, it remained above the RBI's target range of 2%-6% for the 5th straight month. Prices of food rose 7.84 percent, particularly vegetables (18.26 percent), oil and fats (13.26 percent) and spices (9.93 percent). Additional upward pressure came from costs of transportation & communication (9.54 percent); clothing (8.53 percent) and health (5.49 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.94 percent, after a 1.43 percent advance in April.

India Inflation Rate History

Last 12 readings

India Prices Indicators

All India indicators
Indicator
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
CPI Transportation
163.1
May 2022
162.6
Apr 2022
103.2
Jan 2013
163.1
May 2022
PointsMonthly2013-2022
Consumer Price Index CPI
171.7
May 2022
170.1
Apr 2022
86.81
Feb 2011
171.7
May 2022
PointsMonthly2011-2022
Cpi Housing Utilities
167.6
May 2022
167
Apr 2022
100.3
Jan 2013
167.6
May 2022
PointsMonthly2013-2022
Export Prices
140.3
Dec 2021
124.8
Dec 2020
100
Dec 2000
284
Dec 2013
PointsYearly2000-2021
Food Inflation
7.84
May 2022
8.38
Apr 2022
-2.65
Dec 2018
14.72
Nov 2013
%Monthly2012-2022
GDP Deflator
160.1
Dec 2022
146.1
Dec 2021
58.1
Dec 2005
160.1
Dec 2022
PointsYearly2005-2022
Import Prices
105.5
Dec 2021
102.9
Dec 2020
84.5
Dec 2016
459
Dec 2013
PointsYearly2000-2021
Inflation Expectations
11.1
May 2022
10.8
Mar 2022
7.9
Jul 2019
16
Sep 2013
%Monthly2009-2022
Inflation Rate
7.04
May 2022
7.79
Apr 2022
1.54
Jun 2017
12.17
Nov 2013
%Monthly2012-2022
Inflation Rate Mom
0.94
May 2022
1.43
Apr 2022
-1.55
Dec 2013
2.25
Jun 2013
%Monthly2011-2022
Producer Prices
154
May 2022
151.9
Apr 2022
62.44
Apr 2004
154
May 2022
PointsMonthly2004-2022
Producer Prices Change
15.88
May 2022
15.08
Apr 2022
-11.31
May 1976
34.68
Sep 1974
%Monthly1969-2022

Inflation Rate across Asia

Inflation Rate global view
Country
Last
Previous
Min
Max
Unit
Frequency
Range
Afghanistan
1.56
Jun 2021
1.35
May 2021
-18.39
May 2009
13.97
Apr 2011
% Monthly2005-2021
Azerbaijan
12.6
May 2022
12.4
Apr 2022
-1.8
Jun 2009
25.4
Jun 2008
% Monthly2007-2022
Bangladesh
7.42
May 2022
7.42
May 2022
-0.03
Dec 1996
16
Sep 2011
% Monthly1994-2022
Bhutan
5.79
Apr 2022
5.57
Mar 2022
2.01
Jul 2018
13.53
Jun 2012
% Monthly2001-2022
Brunei
1.8
Oct 2021
2.2
Sep 2021
-1.6
Dec 2016
3.59
Oct 2008
% Monthly2007-2021
Cambodia
3.8
Nov 2021
2.9
Oct 2021
-5.69
May 2009
35.57
May 2008
% Monthly1995-2021
China
2.1
May 2022
2.1
Apr 2022
-2.2
Apr 1999
28.4
Feb 1989
% Monthly1986-2022
Hong Kong
1.2
May 2022
1.3
Apr 2022
-6.1
Aug 1999
16
Oct 1981
% Monthly1981-2022
India
7.04
May 2022
7.79
Apr 2022
1.54
Jun 2017
12.17
Nov 2013
% Monthly2012-2022
Indonesia
4.35
Jun 2022
3.55
May 2022
-1.17
Mar 2000
82.4
Sep 1998
% Monthly1997-2022
Japan
2.5
May 2022
2.5
Apr 2022
-2.5
Oct 2009
24.9
Feb 1974
% Monthly1958-2022
Kazakhstan
14.5
Jun 2022
14
May 2022
1.9
Dec 1998
2,960.8
Dec 1992
% Monthly1992-2022
Kyrgyzstan
14
May 2022
14.5
Apr 2022
-0.7
Feb 2019
32.45
Jul 2008
% Monthly2003-2022
Laos
12.8
May 2022
9.9
Apr 2022
-2.26
Aug 2009
167
Mar 1999
% Monthly1989-2022
Macao
1.1
May 2022
1.06
Apr 2022
-3.65
Jul 1999
9.49
Mar 2008
% Monthly1999-2022
Malaysia
2.8
May 2022
2.3
Apr 2022
-2.9
Apr 2020
23.9
Mar 1974
% Monthly1973-2022
Maldives
2.46
May 2022
1.2
Apr 2022
-4.5
Jun 2020
17.72
Mar 2012
% Monthly2005-2022
Mongolia
15.1
May 2022
14.4
Apr 2022
-0.2
Oct 2016
34.2
Aug 2008
% Monthly2007-2022
Myanmar
7.28
Sep 2021
6.71
Aug 2021
-1.09
Dec 2011
54.02
Dec 2002
% Monthly1998-2021
Nepal
7.87
May 2022
7.28
Apr 2022
-11.54
May 1967
30.42
May 1966
% Monthly1964-2022
Pakistan
21.3
Jun 2022
13.8
May 2022
-10.32
Feb 1959
37.81
Dec 1973
% Monthly1957-2022
Philippines
5.4
May 2022
4.9
Apr 2022
-2.1
Jan 1959
62.8
Sep 1984
% Monthly1958-2022
Singapore
5.6
May 2022
5.4
Apr 2022
-3.1
Sep 1976
34.3
Mar 1974
% Monthly1962-2022
South Korea
5.4
May 2022
4.8
Apr 2022
-0.4
Sep 2019
32.5
Oct 1980
% Monthly1966-2022
Sri Lanka
54.6
Jun 2022
39.1
May 2022
-0.9
Mar 1995
54.6
Jun 2022
% Monthly1986-2022
Taiwan
3.39
May 2022
3.38
Apr 2022
-3.09
Oct 1970
61.45
Mar 1974
% Monthly1960-2022
Tajikistan
7.3
Apr 2022
7.3
Mar 2022
0.4
Jan 2009
60.6
Dec 2000
% Monthly1999-2022
Thailand
7.1
May 2022
4.65
Apr 2022
-4.38
Jul 2009
24.56
Jun 1980
% Monthly1977-2022
Timor-Leste
7.4
May 2022
6.6
Apr 2022
-2.5
Aug 2009
18
Feb 2007
% Monthly2004-2022
Turkmenistan
12.45
Dec 2021
7.58
Dec 2020
0.1
Dec 2009
83.7
Dec 1997
% Yearly1997-2021
Uzbekistan
10.95
May 2022
10.38
Apr 2022
2.4
Mar 2008
20.1
Jan 2018
% Monthly2006-2022
Vietnam
3.37
Jun 2022
2.86
May 2022
-2.6
Jul 2000
28.24
Aug 2008
% Monthly1996-2022

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