Current Statistics

Prices

No. 38: Index Numbers of Wholesale Prices in India - by Groups and Sub-Groups
(Base: 2004-05=100)
Commodities / Major Groups /

Weight

2005-06

Groups / Sub-Groups

2008-09

2009-10

April-March

ALL COMMODITIES

2010

2011

Mar.

Oct.

Nov.

Dec.

Jan.

Feb. (P)

Mar. (P)

7

8

9

10

11

1

2

3

4

5

6

100.000

104.4

125.9

130.4

135.8

142.4

143.1

145.4

147.4

146.0

148.0

I. PRIMARY ARTICLES

20.118

104.3

137.5

154.9

165.9

183.4

185.3

192.0

195.3

187.8

187.4

(A) Food articles

14.337

105.4

134.8

155.4

163.6

180.9

181.4

189.4

192.4

180.8

179.1

a. Food Grains
(Cereals+Pulses)

4.090

107.3

145.3

166.4

172.2

173.4

174.4

175.2

176.4

176.1

176.2

a1. Cereals

3.373

106.0

143.1

161.2

166.5

169.0

171.7

172.6

173.5

172.4

173.1

a2. Pulses

0.717

113.3

155.8

190.8

198.9

194.1

187.2

187.2

189.9

193.7

190.6

3.843

108.0

134.9

147.8

139.5

175.1

174.2

196.1

206.6

164.2

163.5
144.1

b. Fruits & Vegetables
b1. Vegetables

1.736

113.7

141.9

161.8

132.0

193.9

189.2

240.5

261.1

160.7

b2. Fruits

2.107

103.3

129.1

136.2

145.6

159.7

161.8

159.5

161.8

167.2

179.4

3.238

101.0

123.2

146.4

167.2

177.2

177.9

178.7

179.3

179.5

176.9

d. Eggs, Meat & Fish

2.414

106.3

125.4

151.5

172.1

192.2

192.9

196.2

193.2

195.8

195.5

e. Condiments & Spices

0.569

94.5

151.2

182.7

204.9

245.5

250.3

279.2

284.6

268.1

247.8

f. Other Food Articles

0.183

107.8

175.0

196.2

171.6

184.9

187.9

186.7

186.7

186.8

184.9

c. Milk

(B) Non-Food Articles

4.258

96.7

129.2

136.2

150.3

166.1

170.8

176.0

181.8

185.1

189.2

a. Fibres

0.877

96.4

137.9

140.0

151.1

193.5

205.4

220.1

234.1

256.1

277.8

b. Oil Seeds

1.781

90.4

131.2

135.0

136.2

140.1

138.6

141.9

144.9

149.8

150.3

c. Other Non-Food Articles

1.386

103.9

117.5

128.7

168.1

175.7

179.6

180.5

185.3

189.1

191.8

d. Flowers

0.213

103.8

152.3

179.2

148.6

209.1

240.2

250.2

252.4

162.6

130.9
259.9

(C) Minerals

1.524

115.2

186.5

202.9

231.6

255.0

263.2

261.3

260.0

261.0

a. Metallic Minerals

0.489

127.9

266.2

258.3

315.8

381.5

394.4

380.0

376.1

379.2

375.9

b. Other Minerals

0.135

104.8

144.2

146.0

143.2

157.6

162.8

161.2

160.8

161.1

160.8

c. Crude Petroleum

0.900

109.8

149.7

181.4

199.2

200.9

207.1

211.8

211.8

211.8

211.8

14.910

113.6

135.0

132.1

140.1

148.1

148.6

150.2

151.3

152.3

158.2

a. Coal

2.094

117.6

151.3

156.5

163.0

163.0

163.0

163.0

163.1

163.0

188.9

b. Mineral Oils

9.364

116.7

141.8

135.8

146.6

157.3

158.1

160.7

163.0

164.6

168.2

c. Electricity

3.452

102.6

106.4

107.4

108.6

114.0

114.0

114.0

112.5

112.5

112.5

II. FUEL & POWER

See 'Notes on Tables'.

Monthly Movement in the Index of
WPI- Primary Articles

Monthly Movement of the Index of
WPI-All Commodities
2008-09

150

2009-10

2010-11

2008-09

200

2009-10

2010-11

190
180

140

170
130

160
150
140

120

130

Mar.

Feb.

Jan.

Dec.

Nov.

Oct.

Sep.

Aug.

Jul.

Jun.

May

Mar.

Feb.

Jan.

Dec.

Nov.

Oct.

Sep.

Aug.

Jul.

Jun.

May

Apr.

S 490

Apr.

120

110

RBI Monthly Bulletin May 2011

Dec.972 (A) Food Products 9.0 113.7 165. MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS 64.7 102.7 111.9 166. Nov.4 110. Jul.7 155.241 111. Grain Mill Products 1.3 145.6 143.0 130.1 155.1 124.358 c.9 162.8 147.5 106.7 172.6 145. (P) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 III.9 127.2 149.4 106.377 1.4 118. Canning.6 107.8 113.8 170.2 103.1 144.5 102.9 151. Manufacture Of Salt 0.6 157.7 147.9 7. Bakery Products 0. Man Made Fabric c.4 167.9 121.9 167. May Apr.7 149.9 113.5 142.4 136.1 168.2 171. May Mar. Oct.2 151.1 126.6 145.089 f.2 143.7 136. Preserving & Processing of Food 0.960 111.9 112.8 102.2 107.5 117.2 149.3 141.7 167.8 124.4 146.1 131.261 1.1 146.3 150.0 165.4 128.1 97.9 172.2 104.4 118.2 99.8 142.9 118.1 112. Woollen Textiles d.3 115.4 146.9 144.2 158.385 0.0 121. (P) Mar.4 133.6 141.7 108.294 98.5 122.1 141.6 126. Sugar.5 120.7 99.2 128.6 140.6 172.6 144.340 d. Tea & Coffee Proccessing 0.8 108.3 107.3 172.2 130.711 i.4 121.206 1. Feb.1 125.6 102.2 172.6 177.1 138. Sep.3 150.8 172.7 107.3 129.7 108.9 105.6 121.8 101.4 108.4 117.048 j.3 157.8 153.1 113. Aug.0 128.8 128.3 114.4 170.4 180.7 119.0 126.974 a.568 b.6 151.6 114.3 106. Jan.0 116. Khandsari & Gur 2.7 110.3 0.1 126.9 97. Cotton Yarn a2.0 116. Man Made Textiles b1. Sep.4 111.8 167.3 1.6 108. Other Misc.5 119.1 117.9 101.3 172.9 122.6 148.5 140.Current Statistics Prices No. Dec.153 104.3 101.0 108. Nov.5 120.9 106.2 99. Dec.4 127.9 117.3 125.4 126.8 167.605 1.0 173.7 102. Oct. Aug. Nov.4 144.4 108.672 0.8 155.7 104.3 169.9 114.8 125.5 117.2 119.0 100.1 0.8 138.4 131.1 95.3 108.2 122.5 132.043 g.9 122.533 0.0 129. Tobacco & Zarda (C) Textiles a.8 145.7 173.3 166.0 150. Jun.4 139.3 130.4 148.0 180. Feb.1 123.1 124. Wine Industries b. Jun.8 114. 38: Index Numbers of Wholesale Prices in India . RBI Monthly Bulletin May 2011 Apr.1 130.983 101.7 119.4 119.5 111.1 134.9 145.6 123.9 167.4 97. Jute Hemp & Mesta Textiles e.1 144. Cigarettes.3 153.1 118.6 99.8 94.6 102. Jul.8 117.9 132.7 105.5 127.8 121.879 102. Cotton Fabric b.2 131.2 116.8 110.3 121.9 116.762 0.6 128. Jan.0 166.4 145.3 101. Malt Liquor c.8 128.8 (B) Beverages.6 162. Jan.9 116. Textiles Monthly Movement of the Index of WPI-Fuel & Power 2008-09 170 2009-10 Monthly Movement in the Index of WPI-Manufactured Products 2010-11 2008-09 140 2009-10 2010-11 160 130 150 140 120 130 120 Mar.8 109.2 143.by Groups and Sub-Groups (Contd.228 2.326 2. Oct.5 109.4 104.3 139.3 111.2 134.8 152.7 127.444 e.9 113.3 139.3 135.8 163. Feb.494 h.6 117.1 117.7 122.6 152.8 110.8 123.1 138.4 160.6 126. Soft Drinks & Carbonated Water d.7 152.5 117.3 149.3 161.8 150. Man Made Fibre b2.2 98. 110 110 S 491 .7 142.) (Base: 2004-05=100) Commodities / Major Groups / Weight 2005-06 Groups / Sub-Groups 2008-09 2009-10 2010 April-March 2011 Mar.2 139. Manufacture of Bidi.7 100.8 102.3 160.1 136.1 172.1 109.3 161.2 150.1 149. Cotton Textiles a1.2 107.3 144.6 127.4 142.6 106.1 150.4 144. Oil Cakes 0.4 184.2 102.6 161.4 162.0 150.3 112.7 172.2 107.3 139.7 145.5 118. Tobacco & Tobacco Products a. Other Food Products 0.6 171. Edible Oils 3. Dairy Products 0.0 0.4 126.3 145.

1 134.4 144.2 145. Manufacture of boards 0.9 131.7 113.8 c.7 143.7 122.7 135.483 102.1 113.5 125.7 126.5 122.8 127. Varnishes & Lacquers 0.6 137.3 121.6 123.5 127.8 123.8 153.2 106.7 123.4 126.6 124.5 132.6 129. Oct. Polymers Including Synthetic Rubber 0.1 135.8 127.7 126.7 138.0 162.7 117.6 a.0 118.3 149.) (Base: 2004-05=100) Commodities / Major Groups / Weight 2005-06 Groups / Sub-Groups (D) Wood & Wood Products 2008-09 2009-10 April-March 2010 2011 Mar.7 130.2 135.1 1.6 125.9 112.7 150.1 117.7 130.4 120.2 135.7 c.6 132. Tubes 0.541 103.8 118.2 123.7 132.7 163.6 151.7 129.2 120.1 117.2 123.2 142.9 137. (P) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 0.7 153.4 138.3 119.8 162.0 146.8 124.7 130.1 125.3 (F) Leather & Leather Products 0.4 142. Feb.223 99.0 126.7 130.1 123.3 149.1 129.0 115.1 162.8 152.5 117.8 125.8 118. Printing & Publishing 0.5 148.7 121.7 116.2 128.3 121.6 116.3 127.3 128.3 121.1 125.4 116.0 125.0 125.1 130.1 134. Toiletries etc.3 146.5 111.6 134.9 138.6 116.529 104. 38: Index Numbers of Wholesale Prices in India .181 103.8 108. Leather Footwear 0.3 122.4 127.1 119.9 152.1 130.0 129.0 121.6 118.6 116.2 c.2 127.6 123.1 131.9 (G) Rubber & Plastic Products 2. Turpentine.8 127.1 0. Explosives & other Chemicals 0.2 128.4 134.3 118.0 c1.8 136.1 152.0 150.8 154.019 103.587 105.5 122.1 123.8 128.4 112. Petrochemical Intermediates 0.0 114.3 154.3 124.2 123.8 123.6 153.6 113.6 111.6 130.8 132.7 128. (P) Mar.2 119. Nov.3 125. Paper & Pulp b.by Groups and Sub-Groups (Contd.488 103.4 b.203 102.0 c.861 101.7 154.2 k.4 121.586 109.9 116.187 106.7 116.9 123.053 104.661 102.4 118.3 130.2 116.8 (H) Chemicals & Chemical Products 12. Cosmetics.0 123.Current Statistics Prices No.4 127. Jan.9 141.1 c2.3 125.0 136.4 119.9 112.987 101.5 127.5 165.1 115.9 130.0 121.3 132.6 145.0 122. Tyres & Tubes a1.7 f.5 121.4 119.4 128.9 128.629 102.8 116.8 149.4 151.7 114.0 113.2 123.7 121.9 126.970 103.1 117.8 114.2 120. Pesticides 0.4 110.2 153.0 133.6 117.4 160.8 116. Paints.409 107.3 117.9 117.4 128.2 123.8 120.6 122.1 a.8 127.6 126.8 125.9 162.8 123.8 i.3 115.8 120.8 120.835 104.2 118.7 148.8 123.1 117.5 110.8 126.7 155.8 137. Plastic Products 1.3 128.1 121.2 134.0 165.1 117.034 103.550 101.8 126.563 102.3 116.4 123.4 b.8 124.3 125.1 133.3 118. Timber/Wooden Planks 0.145 102. Rubber Products 0.9 117.4 155.7 128.7 140. Basic Inorganic Chemicals 1.4 148.2 114.1 126.2 125.1 e.9 116. Dec.8 b.3 a.869 105.9 141.2 132.1 156.9 a.5 134.5 123.4 125.3 123.9 127.2 107.3 118. Perfumes.8 d.7 127.9 153.1 144. Plywood & Fibre Board 0.5 129. Others 0.2 134.7 131.8 120.241 108.2 110.8 116.6 118.2 122.3 111.5 126.7 (E) Paper & Paper Products a.0 114.7 115.0 117.0 119.4 119.2 111.8 124.3 148.128 105.3 j.2 119. Drugs & Medicines 0.0 135. Processed Wood 0.4 117.4 108.6 154.5 c.4 114.1 122.8 120.9 119.1 152.2 117.2 123.3 111.9 123.8 113.952 103.5 128.0 S 492 RBI Monthly Bulletin May 2011 .5 2.4 g.5 110.5 127.0 123. Other Leather Products 0.9 h. Basic Organic Chemicals 1.9 113.456 101.2 120.2 124.8 113.6 133.038 103.2 125.2 125.465 107.3 121.0 120. Dyestuffs & Indigo 0.8 132.6 123.3 128.6 128.2 109. Matches.0 d. Tyres 0.9 b.8 127.584 103.018 103.3 112.2 134. Fertilizers 2.7 116.5 117.2 163.6 152. Plastic Chemicals 0. 1.3 118.130 104. Leathers 0.8 a2. Fertilizers & Pesticides 3.0 123.6 116.0 119.1 123.6 130.0 118.

9 150.4 119.7 154.6 119. Cement & Lime 1.2 151.7 b.9 91.0 123.556 103.4 121.6 153.4 135.4 139.4 108.680 106.7 138. Electrical Accessories. IT Hardware 0.0 135.8 138. Other Transport Equipments 0.0 91.2 120.6 122.0 118.9 143.6 84.3 b.178 109.2 111.3 123. Alloys & Metal Products 10.2 121.1 119.5 123. Machine Tools 0.4 148.961 94.) (Base: 2004-05=100) Commodities / Major Groups / Groups / Sub-Groups Weight 2005-06 2008-09 2009-10 April-March 2010 2011 Mar.4 148.9 124. RBI Monthly Bulletin May 2011 S 493 . (P) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 (I) Non-Metallic Mineral Products 2.804 103.2 149.2 c. Non-Ferrous Metals 1.0 124.6 128.6 d. Structural Clay Products 0.7 140.4 121.1 148.6 121.3 113.9 136.026 104.9 132.6 123.9 134.4 120.658 105.7 95.0 118.386 102.1 119.9 87.7 109.7 141.8 173.0 130.4 g. Industrial Machinery 1.5 139.4 123.8 133.7 119.6 146.314 97.3 118.2 129.2 135.0 125.0 130.3 133. Automotives 4.6 143.8 154.4 143.4 150.6 147.2 146.7 84.4 131.3 a3.7 133.8 128.137 79.6 148.3 119.0 87.4 137.2 145.1 124.6 148. Non-Electrical Machinery 1.9 91.4 134.6 e.9 91.563 97.0 87.2 121. Aluminium 0.3 130. Electronics Items 0.7 140.2 d.0 151. Agricultural Machinery & Implements 0.0 120.045 106.3 120.4 126.4 120.2 (J) Basic Metals. Equipment & Parts 5.8 132.0 87.6 140.4 148.3 138.9 143.9 122.0 j. Other Non-Ferrous Metals 0.3 112.0 133.9 144.0 135.3 a2.4 128.2 141.8 151.0 a. Steel: Flat 2.1 147. Air Conditioner & Refrigerators 0.0 107.2 141.7 146.1 178.267 93.8 123.5 133.5 153.7 113.1 116. Ferrous Metals 8.8 146.0 113.1 126.2 172.5 84. Earthenware.3 181.3 123.2 135.2 126.6 138.4 110.515 115.9 150.0 126.8 136. Feb.8 139.1 b2.9 140.5 139.9 173. Wires.2 135.8 128.7 87.9 136.4 129.3 131.3 123.2 177. Cables etc.6 111.5 121.256 104.8 151.1 130.0 134.0 122.3 136.1 132.5 130.9 135.6 149.6 178. Iron & Semis 1.6 132.0 126. Auto Parts 0.4 126.2 138.063 108. Equipment & Batteries 2.8 86.1 135.4 173.4 130.3 122.2 120.8 143.6 b1.0 143.9 169. Steel: Long 1.6 144.6 111.1 133.0 122.7 140.4 115.2 b.4 c.2 h.1 132.6 86.8 118.7 171.8 f.9 132.2 133.7 c. Dec.8 137.3 134.0 124.9 115.1 111. 1.3 123.256 104.5 120.3 a4.8 125.6 146.9 122.004 111.0 118.9 84.5 141.4 118.0 a5.367 105.8 118.8 84.3 137.1 118.6 133.8 176.6 138.3 151.4 140.8 86.5 135.7 143.8 125.3 127.9 119.2 115.8 116.213 102.9 121.8 113.9 91.2 137.9 129.139 106.748 101.8 132.7 143.4 136.6 146.8 137. Government of India.0 131.7 133.6 117.Current Statistics Prices No.9 136.4 a.5 123.2 118.9 84.8 102.9 117. (P) Mar.9 92.5 121.7 1.5 125.3 95.2 121.8 (K) Machinery & Machine Tools 8.6 119. Ministry of Commerce & Industry.2 84.7 125.4 128.1 108.2 144.931 103.0 87.5 145.1 a7.3 116. Steel: Pipes & Tubes 0.3 119.1 b.1 122.7 111.3 114.5 116.8 140.3 119.064 100.1 119.3 Source : Office of the Economic Adviser.871 103.0 140. Stainless Steel & alloys 0.by Groups and Sub-Groups (Concld.4 127.1 127.3 111.5 133. Chinaware & their Products 0.5 129. Jan.9 145. Glass.611 99.3 141.4 111.8 126.2 121.0 119.5 153.7 120.6 a.4 128.2 120.6 l. 38: Index Numbers of Wholesale Prices in India .8 95. Communication Equipments 0.0 121.6 121.9 125.1 i. Slate & Graphite Products 0.9 a.1 135.8 181.343 103.9 126. Ferro alloys 0.118 96.5 118.5 139.0 119.0 131. Metal Products c.0 178.6 118.3 135.1 108.8 127.1 125.7 133.1 118.231 102.1 123.8 131.8 143.2 111. Oct.9 139.0 145.0 152.1 120.630 100.938 106.4 111.489 108.8 131.8 153.8 121.6 131.2 114.4 144.9 139.0 k.6 145.3 122. Electrical Machinery.7 153.6 119.5 180. Construction Machinery 0.2 a1. Castings & Forgings 0.5 87.337 103. Cement.7 133.6 121.3 a6.5 124.4 123.429 96.0 119. Nov.8 169.2 142.2 (L) Transport. Electrical Apparatus & Appliances 0.4 118.9 87.838 108.

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