Some important statistics comparing with 2011
On comparing with 2011, some important statistics has been given below…
Prices and Inflation
The annual rate of inflation in terms of Wholesale Price Index (WPI) on a point-to-point basis in February, 2012 was 6.95 per cent compared to 9.54 per cent recorded a year ago.
The WPI food inflation (wt. 24.31%) for February, 2012 was 5.94 per cent as compared to 6.77 per cent in February, 2011.
The annual rate of inflation in terms of Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) on a point-to-point basis in February 2012 was 7.57 per cent compared to 8.82 per cent recorded a year ago.
Annual rate of inflation in terms of Consumer Price Indices for Agricultural and Rural labourers was 6.34 per cent and 6.68 per cent respectively in February, 2012 as compared to 8.55 per cent for both in February, 2011.