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Date : Mar 03, 2006
Wholesale Price Inflation (Average)
                 

(Per cent)

                   

Year

 

AC

 

PA

 

of which

 

FPL & L

MP

         

FA

 

NF

   

1

 

2

 

3

4

 

5

6

7

                   

(Base : 1952-53 = 100)

1953-54

 

4.6

 

.

6.7

 

.

-0.8

-1.0

1954-55

 

-6.8

 

.

-11.3

 

.

-2.1

1.6

1955-56

 

-5.2

 

.

-8.5

 

.

-2.0

-0.9

1956-57

 

14.0

 

.

18.1

 

.

9.5

6.6

1957-58

 

2.9

 

.

4.1

 

.

8.8

1.7

1958-59

 

4.1

 

.

8.2

 

.

1.8

0.3

1959-60

 

3.8

 

.

3.3

 

.

1.0

3.0

1960-61

 

6.6

 

.

0.8

 

.

3.0

10.9

1961-62

 

0.2

 

.

0.1

 

.

1.7

2.2

(Base : 1961-62 = 100)

1962-63

 

3.8

 

.

6.5

 

.

3.2

3.1

1963-64

 

6.2

 

.

8.4

 

.

14.4

2.5

1964-65

 

11.0

 

.

17.3

 

.

1.9

3.9

1965-66

 

7.6

 

.

6.8

 

.

3.2

7.7

1966-67

 

13.9

 

.

18.3

 

.

8.4

8.0

1967-68

 

11.6

 

.

21.4

 

.

5.6

3.2

1968-69

 

-1.1

 

.

-5.2

 

.

4.6

2.3

1969-70

 

3.7

 

.

-0.1

 

.

4.4

6.0

1970-71

 

5.5

 

.

3.6

 

.

4.3

7.9

(Base : 1970-71 = 100)

1971-72

 

5.6

 

0.9

1.1

 

-1.4

5.9

9.5

1972-73

 

10.0

 

9.7

10.1

 

9.0

4.0

11.3

1973-74

 

20.2

 

28.1

22.7

 

36.4

18.6

14.4

1974-75

 

25.2

 

25.2

26.0

 

11.7

51.8

21.0

1975-76

 

-1.1

 

-6.6

-4.9

 

-14.6

10.5

1.4

1976-77

 

2.1

 

0.8

-5.1

 

19.7

5.3

2.3

1977-78

 

5.2

 

9.9

11.8

 

6.3

1.5

2.3

1978-79

 

0.0

 

-1.3

-0.7

 

-4.3

4.4

0.2

1979-80

 

17.1

 

13.8

8.2

 

14.2

15.7

20.2

1980-81

 

18.2

 

15.0

11.4

 

11.9

25.2

19.2

1981-82

 

9.3

 

11.3

13.1

 

10.5

20.7

5.2

(Base : 1981-82 = 100)

1982-83

 

4.9

 

6.7

11.1

 

0.8

6.5

3.5

1983-84

 

7.5

 

10.8

13.9

 

11.5

5.6

6.1

1984-85

 

6.5

 

6.2

4.2

 

10.9

4.3

7.0

1985-86

 

4.4

 

0.2

1.7

 

-3.4

10.7

6.0

1986-87

 

5.8

 

9.1

10.2

 

11.4

6.8

3.8

1987-88

 

8.1

 

11.3

9.0

 

21.6

3.4

7.2

1988-89

 

7.5

 

4.9

9.9

 

-1.7

5.5

9.4

1989-90

 

7.5

 

2.2

1.2

 

3.6

3.6

11.3

1990-91

 

10.3

 

13.0

11.9

 

17.0

12.3

8.4

1991-92

 

13.7

 

18.1

20.2

 

18.0

13.2

11.3

1992-93

 

10.1

 

7.5

12.4

 

-0.2

14.1

10.9

1993-94

 

8.4

 

6.9

4.9

 

8.9

15.5

7.8

(Base : 1993-94 = 100)

1994-95

 

12.6

 

15.8

12.8

 

24.2

8.9

12.3

1995-96

 

8.0

 

8.2

8.3

 

9.0

5.1

8.5

1996-97

 

4.6

 

8.4

12.4

 

-0.9

10.4

2.1

1997-98

 

4.4

 

2.7

3.0

 

2.5

13.8

2.9

1998-99

 

5.9

 

12.1

12.7

 

10.4

3.3

4.4

1999-00

 

3.3

 

1.2

3.8

 

-5.8

9.1

2.7

2000-01

 

7.2

 

2.8

3.0

 

2.4

28.5

3.3

2001-02

 

3.6

 

3.6

3.3

 

4.4

8.9

1.8

2002-03

 

3.4

 

3.3

1.8

 

8.2

5.5

2.6

2003-04

 

5.5

 

4.3

1.3

 

12.6

6.4

5.7

2004-05

 

6.5

 

3.6

2.6

 

0.7

10.1

6.3

AC : All commodities. PA:Primary articles. FA :Food articles. NF : Non-food articles.
FPL&L:Fuel, power, light & lubricants. MP :Manufactured products.
Note : 1.Major groups/sub-groups under the various series are not strictly comparable on account of
changes in classification of commodities over time.
2.In the series (Base: 1961-62=100), MP comprises sub-groups chemicals, machinery and transport equipment and manufactures.
Also see Notes on Tables.
Source :Office of the Economic Adviser, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.

 


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