Eight Core Industries

In May'21 core sector output dipped to 16.8% YoY due to impact of localised lockdowns on business activities.

Published monthly by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Updated till May 2021 (Published on    June 30, 2021).

Note: The YoY%, 3m average and MoM% series have been calculated over the seasonally-adjusted series.

Brief Overview 

The data on production of eight core industries of India is published monthly by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The current base year for the index of the series is 2011-12=100. The eight core industries included are- Coal, Crude oil, Natural Gas, Petroleum refinery products, Fertilizer, Cement, Steel, and Electricity generation. These eight industries comprise 40.27% of the weight of the items included in the Index of Industrial Production.

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Next Release Date: July 31th, 2021

Production of Eight Core Industries- Quarterly

Production of Eight Core Industries-Annual

Note: The data in the above graph is of the base year 2004-05=100 and has been discontinued since March 2017.