The item having the highest weight in consumer price index for industrial workers is

(i) Food

(ii) Housing

(iii) Clothing

The item having the highest weight in consumer price index for industrial workers is food

The weight schemes in CPI for Industrial Workers include food, pan, supari, tobacco, fuel and lighting, housing, clothing, and miscellaneous expenses. The food being the most important component has the highest weight. It implies that the food price changes have a significant impact on the CPI.

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