Inflation in India

Entry type: Single project

Country/area: India

Publishing organisation: IndiaSpend

Organisation size: Small

Publication date: 2022-05-11

Language: English

Authors: Nushaiba Iqbal, Nileena Suresh


Nushaiba Iqbal works as a reporter and analyst at IndiaSpend.
Nileena works as a data journalist at IndiaSpend.

Project description:

The project is an explainer about measuring inflation in India in the last decade and the impact of this on monthly household grocery bill.

Impact reached:

The interactive visualisation was viewed over 4000 times by readers, to analyse changing price of grocieries.

Techniques/technologies used:

We used excel to list the price of different household groceries, vegetables and fruits and created the interactive visualisation on tableau.

Context about the project:

There have been a number of claims and reports about inflation in the past year since the pandemic, this explainer is an attempt to understand the nature and impact of this inflation.

What can other journalists learn from this project?

While the story explains how the inflation is calculated and the different factors that affect this, the data visualisation is to help readers experience the impact of this in their actual daily lives.

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