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Date : Sep 15, 2019
RBI releases Handbook of Statistics on the Indian Economy 2018-19

Today, the Reserve Bank of India released its annual publication titled “Handbook of Statistics (HBS) on the Indian Economy 2018-19”. This publication, the 21st in the series, disseminates time series data on various economic and financial indicators relating to the Indian economy. The current volume contains 240 statistical tables covering national income aggregates, output, prices, money, banking, financial markets, public finances, foreign trade and balance of payments and select socio-economic indicators.

Longer time-series are also available on our online portal "Database on Indian Economy (DBIE)”, the RBI’s Data Warehouse (, where all data series are updated on a real time basis.

Feedback/ comments on the HBS are welcome and may kindly be addressed to the Director, Data Management and Dissemination Division, Department of Statistics and Information Management, Reserve Bank of India, C-9, 3rd Floor, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai 400 051 or through e-mail / feedback button available on DBIE site.

Orders for the purchase of this publication may be placed with the Director, Division of Reports and Knowledge Dissemination (Sales Section), Department of Economic and Policy Research, Reserve Bank of India, Amar Building, Ground Floor, P. M. Road, Mumbai-400 001 on payment through demand draft or cheque drawn in favour of the Reserve Bank of India, payable at Mumbai only. The electronic form of the current and the preceding issues of the publication can also be downloaded free of cost from the Reserve Bank’s website (

Yogesh Dayal     
Chief General Manager

Press Release: 2019-2020/703