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Wholesale Price Index - 1962-63 to 1970-71

Group/Sub-groups/Commodities

 

Weight

1962-63

1963-64

1964-65

1965-66

1966-67

1967-68

1968-69

1969-70

1970-71

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ALL COMMODITIES

 

100.0

103.8

110.2

122.3

131.6

149.9

167.3

165.4

171.6

181.1

I.

FOOD ARTICLES

 

41.3

106.5

115.4

135.4

144.6

171.1

207.8

196.9

196.8

203.9

 

a.

Food Grains

 

14.8

105.4

115.2

145.5

154.3

182.9

228.4

201.0

208.2

206.8

   

Cereals

 

12.1

102.9

112.0

135.2

146.2

173.7

206.4

196.1

201.3

199.5

   

Rice

 

6.7

105.3

118.5

127.3

136.7

168.6

200.5

196.4

196.5

201.3

   

Wheat

 

3.2

98.4

105.7

137.8

149.2

177.7

213.7

204.3

214.8

208.6

   

Pulses

 

2.7

116.8

129.7

192.3

191.0

224.6

327.6

222.7

239.1

240.0

 

b.

Fruits and Vegetables

 

2.4

105.2

103.1

138.6

139.8

171.4

192.4

186.1

182.7

199.9

 

c.

Milk and Milk Products

 

6.1

106.7

108.0

123.6

141.5

158.0

183.3

194.9

202.3

215.3

   

Milk

 

3.0

106.0

110.4

126.7

144.9

159.9

192.1

205.4

216.3

228.4

 

d.

Edible Oils

 

5.4

96.9

97.2

124.7

150.8

196.0

182.5

162.5

206.1

232.2

 

e.

Fish, Eggs and Meat

 

2.0

115.1

124.3

141.6

174.7

193.3

209.9

207.5

198.5

212.8

 

f.

Sugar and Allied Products

 

6.5

116.7

145.2

146.1

132.1

155.6

259.0

255.4

173.1

172.0

   

Sugar

 

3.7

104.4

111.1

120.2

122.1

130.2

146.7

158.5

157.2

157.3

 

g.

Other Food Articles

 

4.2

103.3

106.3

109.0

114.8

130.4

131.5

140.3

180.4

187.6

   

Tea

 

1.9

101.8

103.7

101.7

104.3

104.5

111.6

105.5

109.3

116.9

   

Condiments and Spices

 

1.2

111.9

114.7

120.8

135.4

183.2

178.9

205.5

340.8

333.1

II.

LIQUOR AND TOBACCO

 

2.5

103.1

121.0

131.0

133.2

134.1

152.0

192.5

195.0

184.9

III.

FUEL, POWER, LIGHT AND LUBRICANTS

 

6.1

103.2

118.1

120.3

124.1

134.5

142.0

148.6

155.1

161.8

 

a.

Coal

 

1.3

104.9

112.2

116.3

121.8

128.5

147.9

161.2

166.0

167.9

 

b.

Mineral Oils

 

3.0

101.5

123.3

123.2

125.0

132.5

137.9

141.0

150.1

157.3

   

Petrol

 

0.9

101.9

120.2

120.6

127.0

131.5

144.5

148.6

160.0

175.5

   

Kerosene

 

0.8

101.9

135.6

135.2

146.6

154.5

154.9

157.8

172.1

176.6

   

Diesel Oil

 

0.8

102.1

128.9

129.3

110.9

119.3

119.3

121.7

122.8

121.1

   

Lubricating Oil

 

0.4

99.5

96.8

95.8

103.4

115.9

123.3

125.3

133.1

141.9

 

c.

Electricity

 

1.3

106.0

115.1

119.6

124.9

137.2

136.5

143.3

143.9

150.2

IV.

INDUSTRIAL RAW MATERIALS

 

12.1

97.8

100.2

115.9

132.8

158.4

156.4

157.3

180.1

197.3

 

a.

Fibres

 

4.1

94.0

98.8

106.4

118.1

129.2

127.0

149.3

155.5

178.4

   

Raw Cotton

 

2.2

104.4

111.4

116.6

118.8

127.4

142.4

154.6

170.9

209.1

 

b.

Oil Seeds

 

5.2

100.1

101.1

127.6

154.4

194.7

186.4

165.2

208.5

230.2

 

c.

Minerals

 

0.4

100.1

89.2

98.7

108.0

127.7

133.1

135.1

136.3

137.1

 

d.

Other Industrial Raw Materials

 

2.4

98.6

102.0

109.3

114.8

133.6

145.0

156.9

166.6

166.8

   

Sugarcane

 

1.3

100.0

106.8

116.0

115.7

121.1

151.4

170.9

170.9

170.7

   

Rubber

 

0.2

98.7

98.6

98.8

127.5

173.0

122.5

145.0

159.8

154.1

   

Logs and Timber

 

0.4

102.1

101.8

103.5

108.2

116.5

126.7

144.2

165.6

165.3

V.

CHEMICALS

 

0.7

111.8

114.3

116.9

125.9

144.1

157.4

169.1

183.8

188.0

VI.

MACHINERY AND TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT

7.9

103.9

108.3

111.8

117.7

126.5

131.9

132.6

136.4

148.0

 

a.

Electrical Machinery

 

1.9

103.8

108.3

114.3

121.6

132.6

136.2

134.6

134.5

147.1

 

b.

Non-Electrical Machinery

 

3.9

104.9

107.9

111.9

117.5

124.5

130.3

132.6

138.9

154.8

 

c.

Transport Equipment

 

2.1

102.1

108.9

110.8

114.7

124.8

130.0

130.6

133.5

136.6

   

Vehicles

 

1.9

101.9

109.3

111.5

116.0

126.3

131.8

132.6

135.5

138.4

VII.

MANUFACTURES

 

29.4

102.6

104.8

109.0

118.1

127.5

131.1

134.4

143.5

154.9

A.

Intermediate Products

 

5.7

102.5

104.9

111.6

124.8

140.0

146.7

145.4

160.1

178.7

 

a.

Textile Yarn

 

2.6

103.4

101.1

100.8

105.8

116.8

123.3

123.2

133.2

154.5

 

b.

Leather

 

0.5

96.3

99.5

100.0

104.2

124.4

129.9

132.1

133.3

133.1

 

c.

Metals

 

2.4

103.6

111.5

124.3

146.6

159.5

168.9

170.2

188.7

207.4

B.

Finished Products

 

23.7

102.7

104.8

108.4

116.5

124.4

127.3

131.8

139.5

149.2

 

a.

Textiles

 

11.3

101.1

102.7

106.3

115.6

122.6

122.5

129.6

137.9

150.4

   

Cotton Manufactures

 

7.9

103.2

107.6

109.6

114.4

121.6

126.5

128.9

133.8

146.1

   

Mill Cloth

 

5.6

101.7

102.2

105.5

108.4

115.8

122.4

125.9

130.4

139.4

   

Handloom Cloth

 

2.3

106.8

120.6

119.3

129.2

135.9

136.4

136.0

142.1

162.5

   

Jute Manufactures

 

2.4

90.9

81.9

93.0

118.6

123.4

106.4

133.3

154.5

170.7

   

Silk and Rayon Manufactures

 

0.8

106.6

108.7

103.4

105.3

114.1

113.6

113.7

114.6

118.5

 

b.

Leather Products

 

0.9

103.4

104.4

105.0

98.1

100.4

101.0

93.8

95.2

92.1

 

c.

Rubber Products

 

1.0

102.6

109.0

113.4

124.4

145.0

146.7

151.1

156.7

155.9

   

Rubber, Tyres and Tubes

 

0.8

100.4

108.8

115.1

127.8

150.8

150.8

154.4

160.5

160.6

 

d.

Chemical Products

 

2.7

101.2

102.9

104.4

109.4

121.1

128.1

129.7

136.9

145.7

   

Fertilisers

 

0.5

98.2

96.4

93.9

97.1

103.2

124.0

125.7

132.9

135.6

   

Drugs and Medicines

 

1.0

102.1

103.1

103.6

105.2

112.4

121.6

123.6

129.8

142.6

 

e.

Metal Products

 

3.8

105.8

108.3

112.9

121.3

126.4

137.2

144.6

151.1

164.2

   

Iron and Steel

 

3.6

105.6

107.7

112.4

120.7

125.8

137.0

144.9

151.1

163.5

 

f.

Oil Cakes

 

0.8

109.4

110.4

133.1

157.1

184.2

191.1

171.3

197.6

197.6

 

g.

Paper Products

 

1.0

103.1

107.6

106.8

105.8

105.8

106.9

111.7

120.2

122.2

 

h.

Non-Metallic Products

 

1.5

104.9

108.2

108.5

116.3

123.3

124.1

126.3

133.7

141.9

   

Cement

 

0.8

103.5

108.3

110.7

122.7

135.4

135.2

136.9

145.7

151.8

 

i.

Miscellaneous Products

 

0.7

103.7

105.3

105.3

110.1

116.1

120.0

120.2

120.1

121.8

   

Plastic Materials

 

0.3

100.1

101.9

102.0

108.9

117.8

123.0

122.5

121.2

123.2

See Notes on Tables.
Source: Index Numbers of Wholesale Prices in India (New Series), Base Year 1961-62=100,
Annual Number - April 1962 to March 1970 and Annual Number - January 1968 to December 1972,
Office of the Economic Adviser, Ministry of Industrial Development, Government of India.

 


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