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Wholesale Price Index - 1971-72 to 1981-82

Group/Sub-groups/Commodities

Weight

1971-72

1972-73

1973-74

1974-75

1975-76

1976-77

1977-78

1978-79

1979-80

1980-81

1981-82

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2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

ALL COMMODITIES

100.0

105.6

116.2

139.7

174.9

173.0

176.6

185.8

185.8

217.6

257.3

281.3

I.

PRIMARY ARTICLES

41.7

100.9

110.7

141.8

177.5

165.8

167.2

183.8

181.4

206.5

237.5

264.4

A.

Food Articles

29.8

101.1

111.3

136.6

172.1

163.6

155.3

173.6

172.4

186.6

207.9

235.1

 

a.

Food Grains

12.9

103.4

119.5

141.9

195.8

174.1

152.7

170.4

172.6

185.4

216.7

237.4

   

Cereals

10.7

101.9

115.8

134.8

191.8

172.6

154.1

161.3

157.6

173.5

195.1

216.9

   

Rice

5.1

103.0

116.0

140.2

183.2

178.8

156.9

162.0

160.8

183.8

205.6

226.1

   

Wheat

3.4

99.5

106.5

108.2

183.1

159.6

152.0

156.5

153.8

160.7

176.2

191.6

   

Pulses

2.2

110.7

137.9

176.9

215.7

181.6

145.7

215.2

247.1

244.2

323.2

338.7

 

b.

Fruits and Vegetables

6.1

97.3

105.7

143.2

152.8

138.8

148.0

176.6

161.0

191.0

213.0

243.1

   

Vegetables

2.5

84.4

97.7

141.6

137.2

123.8

136.8

151.9

136.9

165.8

163.5

196.4

   

Fruits

3.6

105.8

111.1

144.3

163.5

149.0

155.6

193.4

177.6

207.8

227.7

274.9

 

c.

Milk and Milk Products

6.2

102.6

108.6

133.4

152.9

162.1

154.0

157.0

165.4

171.2

181.6

212.8

   

Milk

4.5

103.5

110.8

131.8

153.0

166.6

154.3

156.7

165.0

171.9

178.3

207.6

 

d.

Eggs, Meat and Fish

1.9

104.6

116.3

142.1

169.5

173.2

176.2

196.6

217.1

240.0

265.5

309.5

 

e.

Condiments and Spices

1.1

76.6

75.0

99.5

154.7

186.5

155.8

189.4

175.9

140.7

122.2

170.6

B.

Non-Food Articles

10.6

98.6

107.5

146.6

163.7

139.8

167.4

178.0

170.4

194.6

217.7

240.5

 

a.

Fibres

3.2

106.6

101.5

136.8

160.8

139.8

184.9

185.2

169.3

168.1

179.7

215.7

   

Raw Cotton

2.2

107.8

91.6

138.3

168.8

136.4

197.5

193.0

168.6

164.4

182.9

227.3

 

b.

Oil Seeds

4.2

89.9

100.8

157.6

172.4

125.8

150.8

183.5

158.9

185.7

230.7

253.8

 

c.

Other Non-Food Articles

3.2

101.9

121.9

142.0

155.2

157.6

171.8

163.8

186.3

231.9

238.1

247.5

   

Sugarcane

1.6

100.6

110.1

117.0

118.4

124.1

125.8

125.0

136.2

166.0

188.6

189.9

C.

Minerals

1.2

115.4

124.4

225.4

423.5

440.4

449.4

477.0

490.7

779.9

1110.2

1168.6

   

Petroleum Crude and Natural Gas

0.6

130.2

142.0

317.1

686.5

700.3

740.3

787.6

802.9

1384.0

2041.8

2130.7

II.

FUEL POWER, LIGHT AND LUBRICANTS

8.5

105.9

110.1

130.6

198.3

219.2

230.8

234.3

244.7

283.1

354.3

427.5

A.

Coal Mining

1.1

103.2

112.5

122.9

146.6

185.0

197.7

198.4

211.3

293.6

340.6

424.4

B.

Mineral Oils

4.9

108.2

111.6

141.7

240.2

257.2

267.5

268.0

269.9

308.8

413.6

500.5

   

Petrol

0.9

116.5

121.6

178.6

272.1

282.8

285.0

286.4

299.1

361.3

430.7

505.5

   

Kerosene

0.8

105.3

114.9

133.1

187.7

209.6

229.6

229.9

235.0

266.1

277.3

315.9

   

High Speed Diesel Oil

1.4

103.3

104.0

107.0

127.7

145.1

160.1

160.3

164.0

186.5

279.6

373.3

   

Furnace Oil

0.4

111.4

113.3

150.7

308.4

377.8

429.7

429.9

432.6

529.9

880.1

1148.5

C.

Electricity

2.4

102.5

105.7

111.3

137.2

158.1

171.6

182.5

209.1

225.6

239.7

279.6

III.

MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS

49.9

109.5

121.9

139.5

168.8

171.2

175.2

179.2

179.5

215.8

257.3

270.6

A.

Food Products

13.3

118.4

149.7

171.1

186.9

181.4

189.1

184.3

157.0

214.8

308.7

298.9

 

a.

Dairy Products

0.4

104.1

111.1

130.8

180.9

184.7

181.2

191.7

205.3

215.1

233.2

280.7

 

b.

Grain Mill Products

0.5

99.2

99.3

104.6

158.3

169.8

161.7

164.8

165.6

169.0

174.0

199.9

 

c.

Sugar, Khandsari and Gur

7.2

141.2

188.0

192.4

199.8

213.5

217.5

185.4

146.8

231.3

376.9

335.6

   

Sugar

2.2

121.7

152.7

157.1

169.7

168.9

173.1

159.4

146.6

177.3

250.4

258.5

 

d.

Edible Oils

3.7

88.1

99.4

147.9

172.4

134.9

142.8

175.9

158.6

193.4

228.3

260.9

 

e.

Oil Cakes

0.9

88.6

124.7

181.4

177.9

132.7

188.0

223.7

192.0

206.0

244.9

251.2

B.

Beverages, Tobacco and Tobacco Products

2.7

106.8

112.4

122.0

148.2

164.7

168.2

171.2

178.2

186.6

210.7

217.4

   

Bidi, Cigarettes,Tobacco and Zarda

1.9

109.5

115.3

127.8

158.6

177.7

178.2

181.1

189.9

200.3

226.1

229.1

C.

Textiles

11.0

109.6

112.7

134.8

159.8

147.3

155.3

172.8

179.0

203.2

212.7

223.9

 

a.

Cotton Textiles

8.1

109.7

113.4

135.7

161.1

146.0

157.5

177.5

181.4

198.2

213.0

228.2

 

b.

Silk and Synthetic Fibre Textiles

1.3

105.3

107.0

137.9

147.8

158.0

156.6

160.8

166.8

191.2

210.6

231.0

D.

Miscellaneous Products

0.7

102.5

110.2

119.2

168.5

167.8

166.0

179.4

187.8

209.8

232.8

239.5

   

Wood and Wood Products

0.2

103.7

106.4

114.9

157.8

163.1

160.4

178.9

192.9

219.2

266.4

299.8

E.

Paper and Paper Products

0.9

110.4

114.3

129.2

184.8

183.8

180.1

184.5

196.0

237.4

262.2

282.2

F.

Leather and Leather Products

0.4

115.7

151.7

170.3

184.0

207.9

227.8

228.2

265.4

345.0

380.1

368.0

G.

Rubber and Rubber Products

1.2

101.7

103.7

105.3

140.0

156.9

157.2

156.9

181.9

215.1

248.8

284.1

H.

Chemicals and Chemical Products

5.5

101.5

105.0

116.4

168.8

175.6

171.4

172.8

177.2

198.7

241.3

260.2

 

a.

Fertilisers

1.3

100.6

105.7

113.9

203.0

214.7

186.5

177.4

175.2

167.2

242.7

273.6

   

Nitrogeneous Fertiliser

0.8

99.8

104.7

109.5

191.4

194.6

186.2

181.1

178.6

171.7

254.7

281.0

 

b.

Pesticides

0.1

101.5

111.6

131.6

200.3

216.2

232.4

232.2

236.9

272.2

328.6

351.8

 

c.

Drugs and Medicines

1.0

99.7

101.0

101.8

108.2

118.7

133.9

136.3

136.1

135.2

137.5

154.4

 

d.

Cosmetics, Soap and Detergents

0.6

103.0

104.9

117.9

159.6

174.7

168.4

172.5

185.8

213.4

238.7

245.3

I.

Non-Metallic Minerals Products

1.4

109.3

116.2

123.1

163.3

187.9

191.0

194.6

213.7

249.5

278.7

311.7

   

Cement

0.7

105.4

109.5

112.3

147.9

170.5

173.6

176.8

196.6

229.4

233.0

269.9

J.

Basic Metals, Alloys and Metals Products

6.0

104.7

113.9

139.0

172.6

184.8

190.1

193.8

211.2

251.9

272.1

317.1

 

a.

Basic Metals and Alloys

4.7

104.2

114.4

142.4

173.7

187.3

192.5

194.0

213.9

256.8

275.4

326.1

   

Iron Steel and Ferro Alloys

3.5

105.8

117.6

142.6

171.3

183.5

186.9

188.2

212.5

258.5

272.4

331.6

   

Structurals

0.5

102.5

117.4

128.0

137.2

147.4

152.0

152.2

178.3

220.8

228.6

274.6

   

Pipes and Tubes

0.6

115.3

120.4

160.3

206.0

232.7

233.0

233.1

240.2

264.0

282.5

325.4

 

b.

Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys

1.2

99.3

105.2

141.9

180.8

198.7

208.9

211.1

218.2

251.6

284.4

309.9

   

Aluminium

0.4

100.6

107.2

108.1

131.1

213.5

228.0

229.0

242.6

259.9

312.8

360.6

 

c.

Metal Products

1.3

106.4

111.8

127.2

169.2

175.8

181.6

193.0

201.4

234.8

260.6

285.6

K.

Machinery and Machine Tools

5.0

104.4

110.6

122.2

156.2

173.2

170.8

172.8

182.9

211.4

231.6

254.2

 

a.

Non-Electrical Machinery

3.1

105.2

113.3

125.8

155.2

175.4

176.0

177.9

189.2

218.8

246.0

275.0

 

b.

Electrical Machinery

2.0

103.4

106.4

116.7

158.1

169.5

162.4

164.8

172.9

199.8

208.8

221.1

L.

Transport Equipment

1.7

107.5

116.4

124.0

156.8

170.8

168.1

171.8

186.6

229.9

263.0

298.0

 

a.

Motor Vehicles and Parts

1.4

108.3

119.3

127.1

161.8

177.3

173.4

177.4

193.2

240.3

278.1

316.5

 

b.

Motor Cycles, Scooters, Bicycles etc.

0.3

104.0

105.1

109.8

134.5

141.3

143.6

146.0

157.6

182.4

193.7

213.4

See Notes on Tables.
Source : Index Numbers of Wholesale Prices in India (Base Year : 1970-71=100) : A Time Series Presentation (1971-1986),
Office of the Economic Adviser, Ministry of Industry, Government of India, June 1987.


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