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Index Numbers of Wholesale Price in India for the month of October, 2021(Base Year: 2011-12)

The Office of the Economic Adviser, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) is releasing Index numbers of wholesale price in India (Base Year: 2011-12) for the month of October, 2021 (Provisional) and for the month of August, 2021 (Final) in this press release. Provisional figures of Wholesale Price Index (WPI) are released on 14th of every month (or next working day) with a time lag of two weeks of the reference month and compiled with data received from institutional sources and selected manufacturing units across the country. After 10 weeks, the index is finalized and final figures are released and then frozen thereafter.

The annual rate of inflation is 12.54% (Provisional) for the month of October, 2021 (over October, 2020) as compared to 1.31% in October, 2020. The high rate of inflation in October 2021 is primarily due to rise in prices of mineral oils, basic metals, food products, crude petroleum & natural gas, chemicals and chemical products etc. as compared the corresponding month of the previous year. The annual change in the components of WPI index and inflation in the last three months is given below.

Index Numbers & Annual Rate of Inflation (Y-o-Y in %) *
All Commodities/Major Groups Weight (%) Aug-21 (F) Sep-21 (P) Oct-21 (P)
Index Inflation Index Inflation Index Inflation
All Commodities 100.00 136.2 11.64 136.0 10.66 139.1 12.54
I Primary Articles 22.62 155.4 5.93 154.9 4.10 159.7 5.20
II Fuel & Power 13.15 117.9 28.15 114.7 24.81 124.7 37.18
III Manufactured Products 64.23 133.2 11.56 133.8 11.41 134.9 12.04
Food Index 24.38 160.1 3.76 159.8 1.14 164.8 3.06

Note: P: Provisional, F: Final, * Annual rate of WPI inflation calculated over the corresponding month of previous year

 

The month over month change in WPI index for the month of October, 2021 (as compared to September, 2021) was 2.28%. The monthly change in WPI index for last six-month is summarized below:

Month Over Month (M-o-M in %) change in WPI Index#
All Commodities/Major Groups Weight May-21 Jun-21 Jul-21 Aug-21 Sep-21 (P) Oct-21 (P)
All Commodities 100.00 0.68 0.60 0.97 0.89 -0.15 2.28
I. Primary Articles 22.62 -0.86 1.86 0.85 0.71 -0.32 3.10
II. Fuel & Power 13.15 0.83 0.82 4.07 2.34 -2.71 8.72
III. Manufactured Products 64.23 1.23 0.08 0.53 0.68 0.45 0.82
 Food Index 24.38 0.00 -0.06 0.44 0.44 -0.19 3.13

Note: P: Provisional, # Monthly rate of change, based on month over month (M-o-M) WPI calculated over the preceding month

Month over Month Change in Major Groups of WPI:

  1. Primary Articles (weight 22.62%): – The index for this major group increased by (3.10%) to 159.7 (provisional) in October, 2021 from 154.9 (provisional) for the month of September, 2021. Prices of Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas (9.48%) and Food Articles (5.05%) increased in October, 2021 as compared to September, 2021. Prices of Non-food Articles (-4.59%) and Minerals (-4.16%) declined in October, 2021 as compared to September, 2021.
  2. Fuel & Power (weight 13.15%):-The index for this major group increased by (8.72%) to 124.7 (provisional) in October, 2021 from 114.7 (provisional) for the month of September, 2021. Prices of Electricity (18.84%), Mineral Oils (7.74%) and Coal (0.94%) increased in October, 2021 as compared to September, 2021.
  3. Manufactured Products (weight 64.23%): – The index for this major group increased by (0.82%) to 134.9 (provisional) in October, 2021 from 133.8 (provisional) for the month of September, 2021.Out of the 22 NIC two-digit groups for Manufactured Products, 18 groups have witnessed increase in prices; 3 groups have witnessed decrease and for one group the prices remained unchanged in October 2021 as compared to September, 2021. The increase in prices is mainly contributed by manufacture of basic metals; chemicals and chemical products; electrical equipment; rubber and plastics products and textiles. Some of the groups that have witnessed decrease in prices are manufacture of food products; motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers and printing and reproduction of recorded mediain October 2021 as compared to September, 2021.While the Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products remain unchanged in October, 2021 as compared to September, 2021.

WPI food index (weight 24.38%): The Food Index consisting of ‘Food Articles’ from Primary Articles group and ‘Food Product’ from Manufactured Products group have increased from 159.8 in September, 2021 to 164.8 in October, 2021. The rate of inflation based on WPI Food Index increased from 1.14% in September, 2021 to 3.06% in October, 2021.

Final index for the month of August, 2021 (Base Year: 2011-12=100): For the month of August, 2021 the final Wholesale Price Index and inflation rate for ‘All Commodities’ (Base: 2011-12=100) stood at 136.2 and 11.64% respectively.  The details of All India Wholesale Price Indices and Rates of Inflation for different commodity groups for October, 2021 are at Annex I. The Annual rate of Inflation (Y- o-Y) based on WPI for different commodity groups in the last six months is at Annex II. The WPI Index for different commodity groups in the last six months is at Annex III.

Response Rate:The WPI for October, 2021 have been compiled at a weighted response rate of 73 percent, while the final figure for August, 2021 is based on the weighted response rate of 93 percent. The Provisional figuresofWPIwillundergorevisionasperthefinalrevisionpolicyofWPI. This press release, item indices, and inflation numbers are available at our home page http://eaindustry.nic.in

Text Box: For Kind AttentionThe data collection of New Series of WPI (Base 2017-18) has also started with help of the Field Operation Division, National Statistical office, Government of India. The Industry Associations may ask industrial establishments (if selected) spread across the country to cooperate with the Survey Supervisor/Survey Enumerators of the NSO in collection of data since April 2017 on monthly basis.

Next date of Press Release: Index Numbers of WPI for the month of November,2021 would be released on 14/12/2021.

Annex-I

All India Wholesale Price Indices and Rates of Inflation (Base Year: 2011-12=100) for October, 2021

Commodities/Major Groups/Groups/Sub-Groups/Items Weight Index (Latest Month) * Latest month over month Cumulative Inflation (YoY) WPI Based rate of Inflation (YoY)
2020-2021 2021-2022* 2020-2021 2021-2022* Oct-2020 Oct-2021*
ALL COMMODITIES 100 139.1 0.57 2.28 -0.56 11.76 1.31 12.54
I. PRIMARY ARTICLES 22.62 159.7 2.02 3.1 1.26 7 4.33 5.2
A. Food Articles 15.26 168.6 1.84 5.05 4.6 0.6 7.05 -1.69
Cereals 2.82 160.5 -1.21 0.75 -0.05 -1.19 -5.24 3.22
Paddy 1.43 162.8 -0.79 0.49 2.95 -1.53 0.61 -0.55
Wheat 1.03 159.4 -1.73 1.72 0.79 0.17 -8.1 8.14
Pulses 0.64 178.9 3.85 0 12.27 9.54 16.06 5.36
Vegetables 1.87 235 9.29 31.87 9.82 -14.41 26.73 -18.49
Potato 0.28 199.6 10.04 4.94 81.4 -39.12 119.25 -51.32
Onion 0.16 290.3 72.27 31.72 -8.39 12.01 8.49 -25.01
Fruits 1.6 160.7 -0.67 8.88 -1.28 7.09 -4.26 8.22
Milk 4.44 157.2 0.52 0.26 5.17 2.17 5.75 1.68
Eggs, Meat & Fish 2.4 154.7 0.66 -2.4 4.1 6.96 4.19 1.98
B. Non-Food Articles 4.12 153.7 4.26 -4.59 -2.26 21.71 2.93 18.41
Oil Seeds 1.12 199.7 1.61 -15.02 2.76 39.27 4.36 26.39
C. Minerals 0.83 179.6 5.36 -4.16 0.82 16.16 -0.2 17.16
D. Crude Petroleum & Natural gas 2.41 106.2 -5.34 9.48 -27.06 51.89 -22.95 66.46
     Crude Petroleum 1.95 101.3 -0.71 4.33 -30.98 83.64 -21.97 80.57
II. FUEL & POWER 13.15 124.7 -1.09 8.72 -13.01 29.09 -11.14 37.18
LPG 0.64 116.5 1.48 1.48 -7.27 43.16 3 54.3
Petrol 1.6 121.4 -0.67 5.66 -18.84 58.76 -14.5 64.72
HSD 3.1 129.1 -3.34 9.31 -21.05 55.24 -20.76 71.68
III. MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS 64.23 134.9 0.25 0.82 0.85 11.16 2.21 12.04
Mf/o Food Products 9.12 158.4 -0.14 -0.06 5 13.31 4.38 12.74
Vegetable and Animal Oils and Fats 2.64 186.4 2.4 -0.8 15.67 41.63 20.58 32.57
Mf/o Beverages 0.91 127.3 -0.16 0.32 1.23 1.28 0.41 2.91
Mf/o Tobacco Products 0.51 162.6 1.48 0.81 2.17 2.16 2.07 3.17
Mf/o Textiles 4.88 133.9 1.06 0.9 -3.64 14.6 -2.13 16.64
Mf/o Wearing Apparel 0.81 143.8 0 0.07 -0.28 2.86 -0.07 3.98
Mf/o Leather and Related Products 0.54 118.9 -0.84 0.08 -0.86 0.36 -0.68 1.02
Mf/o Wood and of Products of Wood and Cork 0.77 142.3 -0.15 1.21 -0.49 4.7 0 6.43
Mf/o Paper and Paper Products 1.11 134.5 0.25 1.2 -1.7 11.03 -0.58 12.65
Mf/o Chemicals and Chemical Products 6.47 133 0.6 1.29 -2.26 11.99 -0.26 13.87
Mf/o Pharmaceuticals, Medicinal Chemical and Botanical Products 1.99 134.9 0.38 0.07 3.26 3.85 2.92 3.37
Mf/o Rubber and Plastics Products 2.3 126 0.46 1.94 -0.73 13.31 1.48 14.55
Mf/o other Non-Metallic Mineral Products 3.2 122.4 -0.26 0.41 0.1 3.77 0.95 5.06
Cement, Lime and Plaster 1.64 125.8 -0.17 0.48 0.95 3.16 1.02 5.36
Mf/o Basic Metals 9.65 140.4 0.65 2.41 -0.88 27.24 5.32 28.93
Mild Steel – Semi Finished Steel 1.27 118.9 -1.34 1.8 0.75 21.41 3.45 23.85
Mf/o Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery and Equipment 3.15 130.9 1.15 0.23 -1.84 12.94 -0.43 14.22

Note: * = Provisional, Mf/o = Manufacture of

 

Annex-II

Annual Rate of Inflation Based on WPI (Base Year 2011-12) for last 6 Months

Commodities/Major Groups/Groups/Sub-Groups/Items Weight WPI based inflation figures for last 6 months
May-21 Jun-21 Jul-21 Aug-21 Sep-21* Oct-21*
ALL COMMODITIES 100 13.11 12.07 11.57 11.64 10.66 12.54
I. PRIMARY ARTICLES 22.62 9.4 8.59 6.34 5.93 4.1 5.2
A. Food Articles 15.26 4.25 3.28 0.12 -0.8 -4.69 -1.69
Cereals 2.82 -2.58 -2.77 -2.91 -1.13 1.21 3.22
Paddy 1.43 -0.55 -2.36 -2.77 -2.18 -1.82 -0.55
Wheat 1.03 -2.54 -1.77 -2.86 -0.19 4.47 8.14
Pulses 0.64 12.09 11.56 8.41 9.47 9.42 5.36
Vegetables 1.87 -7.18 -0.78 -8.3 -12.64 -32.45 -18.49
Potato 0.28 -26.11 -31.09 -36.69 -37.39 -48.95 -51.32
Onion 0.16 23.24 64.32 72.01 62.78 -1.91 -25.01
Fruits 1.6 17.81 6.96 -3.45 -2.27 -1.27 8.22
Milk 4.44 2.31 1.65 2.5 3.09 1.95 1.68
Eggs, Meat & Fish 2.4 10.79 8.72 7.97 3.46 5.18 1.98
B. Non-Food Articles 4.12 18.37 18.63 22.94 28.69 29.4 18.41
Oil Seeds 1.12 36 36.76 40.75 53.79 51.13 26.39
C. Minerals 0.83 13.25 15.33 12.55 7.16 28.8 17.16
D. Crude Petroleum & Natural gas 2.41 59.52 46.97 42.25 34.49 43.92 66.46
     Crude Petroleum 1.95 108.2 78.47 68.48 56.36 71.86 80.57
II. FUEL & POWER 13.15 36.74 29.32 27.01 28.15 24.81 37.18
LPG 0.64 60.49 31.44 38.14 48.11 54.3 54.3
Petrol 1.6 64.88 59.94 59.04 61.53 54.85 64.72
HSD 3.1 69.16 59.92 53.79 50.69 51.8 71.68
III. MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS 64.23 11.25 10.96 11.46 11.56 11.41 12.04
Mf/o Food Products 9.12 15.58 13.31 13.06 12.73 12.65 12.74
Vegetable and Animal Oils and Fats 2.64 51.95 43.58 42.66 40.72 36.85 32.57
Mf/o Beverages 0.91 0.32 0.08 1.2 1.52 2.42 2.91
Mf/o Tobacco Products 0.51 -0.81 -0.63 2.22 4.97 3.86 3.17
Mf/o Textiles 4.88 11.55 14.17 15.85 17.35 16.81 16.64
Mf/o Wearing Apparel 0.81 1.08 2.84 3.96 3.27 3.9 3.98
Mf/o Leather and Related Products 0.54 1.01 0.09 -0.34 0.25 0.08 1.02
Mf/o Wood and of Products of Wood and Cork 0.77 3.91 3.43 4.39 5.39 5 6.43
Mf/o Paper and Paper Products 1.11 9.77 10.47 11.34 11.34 11.59 12.65
Mf/o Chemicals and Chemical Products 6.47 11.17 10.89 11.56 12.23 13.09 13.87
Mf/o Pharmaceuticals, Medicinal Chemical and Botanical Products 1.99 6.45 4.18 3.31 2.6 3.69 3.37
Mf/o Rubber and Plastics Products 2.3 12.85 11.98 13.14 13.85 12.88 14.55
Mf/o other Non-Metallic Mineral Products 3.2 2.28 2.62 4.52 4.72 4.37 5.06
Cement, Lime and Plaster 1.64 0.16 2.13 3.87 4.32 4.68 5.36
Mf/o Basic Metals 9.65 29.24 29.09 29.09 27.61 26.71 28.93
Mild Steel – Semi Finished Steel 1.27 24.34 23.41 21.39 19.65 20.04 23.85
Mf/o Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery and Equipment 3.15 12.15 12.04 14.12 16.09 15.27 14.22

Note: * = Provisional, Mf/o = Manufacture of

 

Annex-III

Index Numbers of Wholesale Prices (Base Year 2011-12) for last 6 Months

Commodities/Major Groups/Groups/Sub-Groups/Items Weight WPI Index for last 6 months
May-21 Jun-21 Jul-21 Aug-21 Sep-21* Oct-21*
ALL COMMODITIES 100 132.9 133.7 135 136.2 136 139.1
I. PRIMARY ARTICLES 22.62 150.2 153 154.3 155.4 154.9 159.7
A. Food Articles 15.26 159.6 160.5 161.5 161.7 160.5 168.6
Cereals 2.82 158.5 157.7 156.8 158 159.3 160.5
Paddy 1.43 162.2 161.7 161.2 161.8 162 162.8
Wheat 1.03 157.4 155.7 152.8 153.9 156.7 159.4
Pulses 0.64 179 177.6 172.8 174.5 178.9 178.9
Vegetables 1.87 142.3 165.3 191.2 185.3 178.2 235
Potato 0.28 178 183.1 188.6 201.8 190.2 199.6
Onion 0.16 175 219.7 232.9 231.8 220.4 290.3
Fruits 1.6 179.3 161.3 145.4 155.3 147.6 160.7
Milk 4.44 154.9 154.4 155.9 157 156.8 157.2
Eggs, Meat & Fish 2.4 163.2 165.8 164 158.7 158.5 154.7
B. Non-Food Articles 4.12 145 148.4 152.2 161.5 161.1 153.7
Oil Seeds 1.12 208.9 211.7 216.9 239.6 235 199.7
C. Minerals 0.83 170.9 191.8 187.4 179.6 187.4 179.6
D. Crude Petroleum & Natural gas 2.41 92.2 99.5 101 97.1 97 106.2
     Crude Petroleum 1.95 91.4 100.3 102.1 97.1 97.1 101.3
II. FUEL & POWER 13.15 109.8 110.7 115.2 117.9 114.7 124.7
LPG 0.64 104.8 97 102.5 109.9 114.8 116.5
Petrol 1.6 101.4 106.2 116.1 118.4 114.9 121.4
HSD 3.1 106.4 114.5 121.8 120.7 118.1 129.1
III. MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS 64.23 131.5 131.6 132.3 133.2 133.8 134.9
Mf/o Food Products 9.12 157.3 155.8 155.8 157.6 158.5 158.4
Vegetable and Animal Oils and Fats 2.64 191 184.5 185.6 188.7 187.9 186.4
Mf/o Beverages 0.91 125.8 125.6 126.5 127.2 126.9 127.3
Mf/o Tobacco Products 0.51 159.3 157.6 161.1 160.6 161.3 162.6
Mf/o Textiles 4.88 128.5 129.7 130.8 132.6 132.7 133.9
Mf/o Wearing Apparel 0.81 139.9 141.2 141.8 142 143.7 143.8
Mf/o Leather and Related Products 0.54 119.5 117.7 117.3 118.4 118.8 118.9
Mf/o Wood and of Products of Wood and Cork 0.77 138.3 138.7 140.2 140.8 140.6 142.3
Mf/o Paper and Paper Products 1.11 132.6 133 133.5 132.5 132.9 134.5
Mf/o Chemicals and Chemical Products 6.47 128.4 128.3 129.3 130.3 131.3 133
Mf/o Pharmaceuticals, Medicinal Chemical and Botanical Products 1.99 136.9 134.7 134.3 134.1 134.8 134.9
Mf/o Rubber and Plastics Products 2.3 121.2 120.6 121.4 122.5 123.6 126
Mf/o other Non-Metallic Mineral Products 3.2 120.9 121.4 122.6 122.1 121.9 122.4
Cement, Lime and Plaster 1.64 124 124.5 126.2 125.5 125.2 125.8
Mf/o Basic Metals 9.65 133.5 134 134 135.9 137.1 140.4
Mild Steel – Semi Finished Steel 1.27 117 116.5 115.2 116.9 116.8 118.9
Mf/o Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery and Equipment 3.15 126.5 127.5 129.3 130.6 130.6 130.9

Note: * = Provisional, Mf/o = Manufacture of

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