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Index Numbers of Wholesale Price in India for the month of June, 2021 (Base 2011-12=100)

 New Delhi. : The Office of Economic Adviser, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) is releasing index numbers of whole sale price in India(Base Year: 2011-12) for the month of June, 2021(Provisional) and for the month of April, 2021 (Final) in this press release. Provisional figures of Wholesale Price Index (WPI) are released on the 14th of every month (or next working day), with a time lag of two weeks of the reference monthbased on data compiled from institutional sources and selected manufacturing units across the country. After 10 weeks, the index is finalized and final figures are released.

The annual rate of inflationis12.07%(Provisional)for the month of June,2021 (over June,2020)as compared to– 1.81%in June2020.The high rate of inflation in June 2021is primarily due to low base effect and rise in prices of mineral oils viz. petrol, diesel (HSD), naphtha, ATF, furnace oiletc, and manufactured products like basic metal, food products, chemical productsetc as compared the corresponding month of the previous year. The annual change in the components of WPI index and inflation in the last three months is given below:

Index Numbers & Annual Rate of Inflation(Y-o-Y in %) *
All Commodities/Major Groups Weight (%) Apr-21 (F) May-21 (P) June-21 (P)
Index Inflation Index Inflation Index Inflation
All Commodities 100.0 132.0 10.74 132.7 12.94 133.7 12.07
I Primary Articles 22.6 151.5 9.94 150.5 9.61 151.8 7.74
II Fuel & Power 13.2 108.9 21.27 110.5 37.61 113.7 32.83
III. Manufactured Products 64.2 129.9 9.44 131.0 10.83 131.5 10.88
Food Index 24.4 158.8 7.52 158.6 8.11 158.6 6.66

Note: P: Provisional, F: Final , * Annual rate of WPI inflation is calculated over the corresponding month of previous year.

The month over month changein WPI index for the month ofJune 2021 (as compared to May 2021) was 0.75 %.  The monthly change in WPI index for last six-month is summarizedbelow:

Month Over Month (M-o-M in %) change in WPI Index#
All Commodities/Major Groups Weight (%) Jan-21 Feb-21 Mar-21 Apr-21 May-21 (P) June-21 (P)
All Commodities 100 0.88 1.26 1.41 1.62 0.53 0.75
I Primary Articles 22.6 -2.09 1.52 0.20 2.78 -0.66 0.86
II Fuel & Power 13.2 3.92 4.97 3.31 -0.27 1.47 2.90
III. Manufactured Products 64.2 1.62 0.56 1.51 1.56 0.85 0.38
Food Index 24.4 -1.87 1.05 0.33 3.18 -0.13 0.00

Note: P: Provisional, # Monthly rate of change, based on month over month (M-o-M) WPI calculated over the preceding month.

Month over Month Change in Major Groups of WPI

  1. Primary Articles (Weight 22.62%): –The index for this major group increased by 0.86 % to 151.8 (Provisional) in June, 2021 from 150.5 (Provisional) for the month of May, 2021. Prices of non-food articles (2.55%); crude petroleum & natural gas (2.33 %); minerals (0.98%) and food articles (0.31%) increased in June 2021 compared to May 2021.
  2. Fuel & Power (Weight 13.15%):- The index for this major group increased by 2.90 % to 113.7 (Provisional) in June, 2021 from 110.5 (Provisional) for the month of May, 2021. Prices of Mineral Oils increased by 4.91 % in June, 2021 as compared to May, 2021.
  3. Manufactured Products (Weight 64.23%): The index for this major group increased by 0.38 % to 131.5 (Provisional) in June, 2021 as compared to 131.0 in May, 2021. Out of the 22 NIC two-digit groups for manufactured products, 11 groups have witnessed increase in prices,8groups have witnessed decrease in June 2021 as compared to May 2021 and for 3 groups the prices remained unchanged.The increase in prices are primarily contributed by the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemical and botanical products; basic metals; fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment; wood and of products of wood and cork and other non-metallic mineral products. Some of the groups that have witnessed decrease in prices are manufacture of tobacco products; motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers; paper and paper products; food products; and rubber and plastics productsin June, 2021 as compared to May, 2021.

The Food Index consisting of ‘Food Articles’ from Primary Articles group and ‘Food Products’ from Manufactured Products group have remained unchanged at 158.6 in June, 2021 as compared to May, 2021.The rate of inflation based on WPI Food Index decreased from 8.11 % in May, 2021 to 6.66 % in June, 2021.

For the month of April, 2021, the final WPI and inflation rate for All Commodities (Base: 2011-12=100) stood at 132.0 and 10.74 % respectively. The details of All India Wholesale Price Indices and Rates of Inflation for different commodity groups for June, 2021 are at Annex I. The Annual rate of Inflation (Y-o-Y) based on WPI for different commodity groups in the last six months is at Annex II. The WPI Index for different commodity groups in the last six months is at Annex III.

            Response Rate

The WPI for June, 2021 have been compiled at a weighted response rate of 73percent, while the final figure for April, 2021 is based on the weighted response rate of92percent. The Provisional figures of WPI will undergo revision as per the final revision policy of WPI.This press release, item indices, and inflation numbers are available at our home page http://eaindustry.nic.in

            Next date of Press Release

Index Numbers of WPI for the month of July,2021 would be released on 16/08/2021.

Annex-I

All India Wholesale Price Indices and Rates of Inflation (Base Year: 2011-12=100) for June, 2021

Commodities/Major Groups/Groups/Sub-Groups/Items Weight Index(Latest Month)* Latest month over month Cumulative Inflation (YoY) WPI Based rate of Inflation (YoY)
2020-2021 2021-2022* 2020-2021 2021-2022* June-20 June-21*
ALL COMMODITIES 100.00 133.7 1.53 0.75 -2.25 11.91 -1.81 12.07
I. PRIMARY ARTICLES 22.62 151.8 2.62 0.86 -1.09 9.09 -0.07 7.74
A. Food Articles 15.26 160.2 1.50 0.31 2.52 4.00 2.10 3.09
Cereals 2.82 157.8 -0.31 -0.50 3.31 -2.77 2.72 -2.71
Paddy 1.43 161.6 1.53 -0.43 3.89 -1.12 4.55 -2.42
Wheat 1.03 156.2 -1.86 -0.76 6.23 -2.39 5.11 -1.45
Pulses 0.64 177.5 -0.31 -0.84 12.39 11.44 10.10 11.49
Vegetables 1.87 165.3 8.68 18.49 -6.38 -6.18 -9.21 -0.78
Potato 0.28 183.4 10.29 5.58 56.76 -29.67 56.20 -30.97
Onion 0.16 219.7 -5.85 25.54 16.93 16.39 -15.27 64.32
Fruits 1.60 159.2 -0.92 -12.96 1.13 16.50 2.31 5.57
Milk 4.44 154.4 0.33 -0.52 5.28 2.07 4.40 1.65
Eggs, Meat & Fish 2.40 165.6 3.53 1.53 2.95 10.04 4.45 8.59
B. Non-Food Articles 4.12 148.7 2.12 2.55 -3.23 17.60 -2.80 18.86
Oil Seeds 1.12 212.9 0.78 1.96 3.01 34.51 3.20 37.53
C. Minerals 0.83 186.1 10.21 0.98 1.40 18.04 8.41 11.91
D. Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas 2.41 92.3 17.13 2.33 -35.59 55.47 -22.36 36.34
            Crude Petroleum 1.95 91.4 28.02 2.81 -43.93 100.90 -25.17 62.63
II. FUEL & POWER 13.15 113.7 6.60 2.90 -17.36 30.27 -16.24 32.83
LPG 0.64 97 13.02 -7.71 -16.66 35.99 -19.96 31.44
Petrol 1.60 106.2 7.97 6.41 -25.54 56.03 -22.34 59.94
HSD 3.10 114.5 13.83 9.46 -26.66 52.07 -24.55 59.92
III. MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS 64.23 131.5 0.34 0.38 -0.03 10.38 0.08 10.88
Mf/o Food Products 9.12 155.9 1.03 -0.57 5.08 13.91 5.12 13.38
Vegetable And Animal Oils and Fats 2.64 185.4 2.23 -2.78 12.21 46.82 14.32 44.28
Mf/o Beverages 0.91 126 0.08 -0.08 1.95 0.51 1.78 0.40
Mf/o Tobacco Products 0.51 157.7 -1.25 -1.00 3.30 0.36 2.99 -0.57
Mf/o Textiles 4.88 129.4 -1.39 0.86 -3.52 11.74 -4.86 13.91
Mf/o Wearing Apparel 0.81 139.9 -0.79 -0.07 -0.17 1.35 -0.51 1.89
Mf/o Leather and Related Products 0.54 118.9 -0.59 0.08 -1.34 0.65 -0.84 1.11
Mf/o Wood And of Products of Wood and Cork 0.77 138.7 0.75 0.95 -0.74 3.68 -0.30 3.43
Mf/o Paper and Paper Products 1.11 132.8 -0.33 -0.67 -2.06 10.36 -1.71 10.30
Mf/o Chemicals and Chemical Products 6.47 128.1 0.17 0.23 -3.43 10.83 -2.77 10.72
Mf/o Pharmaceuticals, Medicinal Chemical And Botanical Products 1.99 136.9 0.54 1.56 3.13 4.69 2.86 5.88
Mf/o Rubber and Plastics Products 2.30 121 0.28 -0.33 -1.83 13.09 -1.46 12.35
Mf/o other Non-Metallic Mineral Products 3.20 121.6 0.08 0.91 0.03 2.54 0.00 2.79
Cement, Lime and Plaster 1.64 124.9 -1.53 -0.16 1.10 1.74 0.08 2.46
Mf/o Basic Metals 9.65 133.8 0.48 1.52 -4.47 25.50 -4.51 28.90
Mild Steel – Semi Finished Steel 1.27 116.7 0.32 0.00 -2.10 21.63 -1.87 23.62
Mf/o Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery and Equipment 3.15 126.3 0.89 1.28 -2.46 9.43 -2.07 10.98

Note: * = Provisional, Mf/o = Manufacture of

Annex-II

Commodities/Major Groups/Groups/Sub-Groups/Items Weight Annual rate of Inflation (Y-o-Y) based on WPI  for last 6 months
Jan-21 Feb-21 Mar-21 Apr-21 May-21* June-21*
ALL COMMODITIES 100.00 2.51 4.83 7.89 10.74 12.94 12.07
I. PRIMARY ARTICLES 22.62 -1.56 3.01 7.28 9.94 9.61 7.74
A. Food Articles 15.26 -2.93 1.81 3.44 4.60 4.31 3.09
Cereals 2.82 -7.40 -6.58 -4.08 -3.07 -2.52 -2.71
Paddy 1.43 -0.18 -0.37 1.38 -0.43 -0.49 -2.42
Wheat 1.03 -11.62 -10.58 -7.73 -3.16 -2.54 -1.45
Pulses 0.64 7.92 10.25 13.14 10.74 12.09 11.49
Vegetables 1.87 -21.06 -2.95 -5.19 -8.97 -9.00 -0.78
Potato 0.28 -23.48 -30.16 -33.40 -30.01 -27.90 -30.97
Onion 0.16 -32.55 31.28 5.15 -19.72 23.24 64.32
Fruits 1.60 3.08 9.40 16.18 23.54 20.17 5.57
Milk 4.44 3.36 3.54 2.65 2.04 2.51 1.65
Eggs, Meat & Fish 2.40 -1.83 0.65 5.59 10.88 10.73 8.59
B. Non-Food Articles 4.12 4.24 4.02 11.94 15.58 18.37 18.86
Oil Seeds 1.12 8.85 14.05 23.58 29.95 35.94 37.53
C. Minerals 0.83 12.35 17.09 19.96 20.64 22.13 11.91
D. Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas 2.41 -9.44 5.29 38.49 80.76 56.06 36.34
            Crude Petroleum 1.95 -2.61 19.54 84.13 162.24 102.51 62.63
II. FUEL & POWER 13.15 -3.82 2.03 9.75 21.27 37.61 32.83
LPG 0.64 2.68 1.42 10.82 21.46 60.95 31.44
Petrol 1.60 -7.31 4.96 21.72 46.41 62.28 59.94
HSD 3.10 -10.31 3.16 19.77 32.89 66.30 59.92
III. MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS 64.23 5.47 6.06 7.84 9.44 10.83 10.88
Mf/o Food Products 9.12 4.99 7.01 9.74 13.13 15.21 13.38
Vegetable And Animal Oils and Fats 2.64 20.82 27.15 35.51 44.54 51.71 44.28
Mf/o Beverages 0.91 -0.24 0.56 0.32 0.56 0.56 0.40
Mf/o Tobacco Products 0.51 3.75 2.58 2.14 2.49 -0.81 -0.57
Mf/o Textiles 4.88 5.76 6.84 9.17 10.00 11.37 13.91
Mf/o Wearing Apparel 0.81 1.23 1.09 1.16 1.01 1.16 1.89
Mf/o Leather and Related Products 0.54 1.02 -1.19 0.09 0.42 0.42 1.11
Mf/o Wood And of Products of Wood and Cork 0.77 2.64 2.64 3.69 4.37 3.23 3.43
Mf/o Paper and Paper Products 1.11 3.08 4.49 8.55 10.12 10.68 10.30
Mf/o Chemicals and Chemical Products 6.47 3.96 6.30 8.74 11.11 10.65 10.72
Mf/o Pharmaceuticals, Medicinal Chemical And Botanical Products 1.99 0.69 0.84 2.85 3.38 4.82 5.88
Mf/o Rubber and Plastics Products 2.30 7.40 7.78 11.27 13.89 13.04 12.35
Mf/o other Non-Metallic Mineral Products 3.20 1.47 1.20 3.53 2.89 1.95 2.79
Cement, Lime and Plaster 1.64 0.93 0.34 3.87 1.71 1.05 2.46
Mf/o Basic Metals 9.65 15.31 13.18 16.98 20.19 27.59 28.90
Mild Steel – Semi Finished Steel 1.27 11.32 10.00 15.14 17.34 24.02 23.62
Mf/o Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery and Equipment 3.15 3.91 5.32 5.64 6.79 10.55 10.98

* = Provisional, Mf/o = Manufacture of

Annex-III

Commodities/Major Groups/Groups/Sub-Groups/Items Weight WPI Index for last 6 months
Jan-21 Feb-21 Mar-21 Apr-21 May-21* June-21*
ALL COMMODITIES 100.00 126.5 128.1 129.9 132.0 132.7 133.7
I. PRIMARY ARTICLES 22.62 144.9 147.1 147.4 151.5 150.5 151.8
A. Food Articles 15.26 155.8 157.5 156.4 161.6 159.7 160.2
Cereals 2.82 155.1 154.8 155.1 157.7 158.6 157.8
Paddy 1.43 162.0 161.7 161.5 162.0 162.3 161.6
Wheat 1.03 149.1 149.6 150.3 156.1 157.4 156.2
Pulses 0.64 166.3 168.9 171.3 175.3 179.0 177.5
Vegetables 1.87 170.6 167.5 149.9 152.3 139.5 165.3
Potato 0.28 200.7 147.5 143.8 162.3 173.7 183.4
Onion 0.16 316.0 362.6 241.1 164.1 175.0 219.7
Fruits 1.60 144.0 152.4 160.1 191.0 182.9 159.2
Milk 4.44 154.0 154.9 155.2 154.7 155.2 154.4
Eggs, Meat & Fish 2.40 150.3 154.7 155.0 162.1 163.1 165.6
B. Non-Food Articles 4.12 137.7 137.0 139.7 143.2 145.0 148.7
Oil Seeds 1.12 171.0 175.3 185.0 195.7 208.8 212.9
C. Minerals 0.83 172.8 184.3 188.1 185.9 184.3 186.1
D. Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas 2.41 78.7 85.6 89.6 90.2 90.2 92.3
            Crude Petroleum 1.95 74.6 83.2 88.2 88.9 88.9 91.4
II. FUEL & POWER 13.15 100.7 105.7 109.2 108.9 110.5 113.7
LPG 0.64 88.2 100.1 106.5 108.1 105.1 97.0
Petrol 1.60 81.1 88.8 97.5 97.8 99.8 106.2
HSD 3.10 86.1 94.8 103.6 101.0 104.6 114.5
III. MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS 64.23 125.3 126.0 127.9 129.9 131.0 131.5
Mf/o Food Products 9.12 145.2 146.6 149.8 154.2 156.8 155.9
Vegetable And Animal Oils and Fats 2.64 159.0 164.4 172.5 182.7 190.7 185.4
Mf/o Beverages 0.91 123.8 124.6 125.0 125.7 126.1 126.0
Mf/o Tobacco Products 0.51 157.7 159.0 157.8 160.3 159.3 157.7
Mf/o Textiles 4.88 123.1 124.9 127.4 128.7 128.3 129.4
Mf/o Wearing Apparel 0.81 139.5 139.6 140.0 140.3 140.0 139.9
Mf/o Leather and Related Products 0.54 118.6 116.7 117.6 118.2 118.8 118.9
Mf/o Wood And of Products of Wood and Cork 0.77 136.3 136.2 137.7 138.4 137.4 138.7
Mf/o Paper and Paper Products 1.11 124.0 125.7 130.7 132.8 133.7 132.8
Mf/o Chemicals and Chemical Products 6.47 120.8 123.1 125.6 128.0 127.8 128.1
Mf/o Pharmaceuticals, Medicinal Chemical And Botanical Products 1.99 131.5 132.8 133.4 134.7 134.8 136.9
Mf/o Rubber and Plastics Products 2.30 116.1 116.3 119.5 122.2 121.4 121.0
Mf/o other Non-Metallic Mineral Products 3.20 117.4 117.9 120.2 121.2 120.5 121.6
Cement, Lime and Plaster 1.64 119.0 119.8 123.6 124.7 125.1 124.9
Mf/o Basic Metals 9.65 122.8 121.1 124.0 128.6 131.8 133.8
Mild Steel – Semi Finished Steel 1.27 107.2 105.6 110.3 113.0 116.7 116.7
Mf/o Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery and Equipment 3.15 119.7 120.7 121.8 122.6 124.7 126.3