Inflation (Wholesale Price Index based) declines to 5.85% for November-2022 against 8.39% in October

The annual rate of inflation based on all India Wholesale Index (WPI) number has declined to 5.85% (Provisional) for the month of November, 2022 (over November, 2021) against 8.39% recorded in October, 2022.  

This reduction in inflation is attributed to fall in prices of food articles, basic metals, textiles, chemicals & chemical products and paper & paper products as compared to the corresponding month of the previous year.  

The inflation rate for the last three months of all commodities and WPI components are given below:

All Commodities/Major Groups Weight (%) Annual Rate of Inflation
(Y-o-Y in %)* 
in Sep-22 (F)
Annual Rate of Inflation
(Y-o-Y in %)* 
in Oct-22 (P)
Annual Rate of Inflation
(Y-o-Y in %)* 
in Nov-22 (P)
All Commodities 100.0 10.55 8.39 5.85 
 I. Primary Articles 22.6 11.54 11.04 5.52 
 II. Fuel & Power 13.2 33.11 23.17 17.35 
III.Man ufactured Products 64.2 6.12 4.42 3.59 
Food Index 24.4 8.02 6.48 2.17 

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

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