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Development of inflation rates in India

The inflation rate for consumer prices in India moved over the past 60 years between -7.6% and 28.6%. For 2020, an inflation rate of 6.6% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1960 to 2020, the average inflation rate was 7.5% per year. Overall, the price increase was 7,322.77 %. An item that cost 100 Rupee in 1960 was so charged 7,422.77 Rupee in the beginning of 2021.

For March 2022, the year-on-year inflation rate was 5.4%.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 60 years compared to the US

In only a few countries negative inflation rates are achieved. This means that the general price level is declining and consumer prices get cheaper. This case is called deflation.In comparison to other countries, the drastic price increases are no longer on average. Usually this is a sign of political and economic turmoil.

Performance based on 100% in 1959:Performance in India

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Inflation calculator for India

Enter any amount, an initial year and an end year here. You will then be issued with the amount that arose from the original amount after inflation. Example: 1000 Rupee in 1960 corresponds to an amount of 74,227.75 Rupee at the beginning of 2021 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in India

Inflation rates for consumer goods in India

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearIndiaØ USAØ World
20206.62 %1.23 %1.89 %
20193.72 %1.81 %2.21 %
20183.95 %2.44 %2.44 %
20173.33 %2.13 %2.19 %
20164.95 %1.26 %1.55 %
20154.91 %0.12 %1.43 %
20146.65 %1.62 %2.35 %
201311.06 %1.46 %2.62 %
20129.31 %2.07 %3.73 %
20118.86 %3.16 %4.82 %
201011.99 %1.64 %3.35 %
200910.88 %-0.36 %2.94 %
20088.35 %3.84 %8.95 %
20076.37 %2.85 %4.82 %
20065.80 %3.23 %4.28 %
20054.25 %3.39 %4.11 %
20043.77 %2.68 %3.38 %
20033.81 %2.27 %3.03 %
20024.30 %1.59 %2.83 %
20013.78 %2.83 %3.84 %
20004.01 %3.38 %3.49 %
19994.67 %2.19 %3.08 %
199813.23 %1.55 %5.11 %
19977.16 %2.34 %5.57 %
19968.98 %2.93 %6.55 %
199510.22 %2.81 %9.15 %
199410.25 %2.61 %10.32 %
19936.33 %2.95 %7.51 %
199211.79 %3.03 %7.71 %
199113.87 %4.23 %9.00 %
19908.97 %5.40 %8.13 %
19897.07 %4.83 %7.00 %
19889.38 %4.08 %7.15 %
19878.80 %3.66 %5.76 %
19868.73 %1.90 %5.82 %
19855.56 %3.55 %6.86 %
19848.32 %4.30 %8.12 %
198311.87 %3.21 %8.77 %
19827.89 %6.13 %10.24 %
198113.11 %10.33 %12.47 %
198011.35 %13.55 %13.98 %
19796.28 %11.25 %n/a
19782.52 %7.63 %n/a
19778.31 %6.50 %n/a
1976-7.63 %5.74 %n/a
19755.75 %9.14 %n/a
197428.60 %11.05 %n/a
197316.94 %6.18 %n/a
19726.44 %3.27 %n/a
19713.08 %4.29 %n/a
19705.09 %5.84 %n/a
1969-0.58 %5.46 %n/a
19683.24 %4.27 %n/a
196713.06 %2.77 %n/a
196610.80 %3.02 %n/a
19659.47 %1.59 %n/a
196413.36 %1.28 %n/a
19632.95 %1.24 %n/a
19623.63 %1.20 %n/a
19611.70 %1.07 %n/a
19601.78 %1.46 %n/a

Data basis: International Monetary Fund, World Bank and OECD Inflation CPI indicator (doi:10.1787/eee82e6e-en)
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