EPWRF India Time Series database

The University of Cambridge now has online access to the EPW Foundation’s EPWRF India Time Series database, an interactive database launched in January 2011. This initiative taken by the EPW Research Foundation (EPWRF) has the aim to provide credible time series data facilitating research across various sectors of Indian Economy.

Access the EPWRF India Time Series database here:


Note there is a limit of 5 users that can access the database at any one time, so please log off when you have finished your session. Thank you.

EPWRF India Time Series is a unique online database with its comprehensive coverage of Indian economy for a fairly long time period and it comprises over 50,000 variables capsuled in 20 modules.

The database tries to provide in continuous time series from 1950 depending on the availability.

  • Time series data
    • Comprising major sectors with various periodicities
    • Timely updation of data
  • User-friendly interactive online system
    • Ease of identifying variables
    • Versatility of data variables/series selection
    • Easy to download and export to excel file
  • Enhancing Research
    • Saves time spent on data compilation
    • Plotting of data variables/series
    • Availability of ‘Meta Data’ at a click
Indian Power Plus 1000 cc 1920, Lars-Göran Lindgren Sweden 

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