United Kingdom Inflation Rate  1989-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar

British consumer prices rose 0.9 percent in the year to October 2016, compared with a 1 percent growth in the year to September and below market expectations of 1.1 percent gain. Prices for motor fuels, housing and furniture increased while cost of clothing fell. The core index which excludes prices of energy, food, alcohol and tobacco advanced 1.2 percent on the year, the smallest gain since May. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent, following a 0.2 percent growth in September and missing market consensus of 0.3 percent rise. Inflation Rate in the United Kingdom averaged 2.59 percent from 1989 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 8.50 percent in April of 1991 and a record low of -0.10 percent in April of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-09-13 08:30 AM Aug 0.6% 0.6% 0.7% 0.6%
2016-10-18 08:30 AM Sep 1% 0.6% 0.9% 0.8%
2016-11-15 09:30 AM Oct 0.9% 1% 1.1% 1.1%
2016-12-13 09:30 AM Nov 0.9% 1%
2017-01-19 09:30 AM Dec
2017-02-16 09:30 AM Jan




UK Inflation Rate Edges Down to 0.9% in October


British consumer prices rose 0.9 percent in the year to October 2016, compared with a 1 percent growth in the year to September and below market expectations of 1.1 percent gain. Prices for motor fuels, housing and furniture increased while cost of clothing fell.

Main upward pressure came from: Transportation (+2.3 percent from +1.2 percent in September) boosted by motor fuels (+4.7 percent from +1.4 percent); housing and utilities (+0.3 percent from +0.2 percent); and furniture, household equipment and routine maintenance (+0.1 percent from -1.4 percent). Additional gains came from: recreation and culture (+0.2 percent from +0.8 percent in September); restaurants and hotels (+2.6 percent from +2.9 percent); and miscellaneous goods and services (+1.1 percent from +1.3 percent).

By contrast, prices decreased for: Clothing and footwear (-0.7 percent from +1 percent in September); and food and non-alcoholic beverages (-2.4 percent from -2.3 percent the previous month).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent, following a 0.2 percent growth in September and missing market consensus of 0.3 percent rise.

The core index which excludes prices of energy, food, alcohol and tobacco advanced 1.2 percent on the year, the smallest gain since May.

ONS | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
11/15/2016 10:08:41 AM



United Kingdom Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.90 1.00 8.50 -0.10 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.20 3.37 -0.94 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.20 101.10 101.20 48.40 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 101.20 101.14 101.20 48.40 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.90 101.90 101.90 72.90 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.20 1.50 3.70 -0.10 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 103.84 103.21 103.84 4.40 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.10 1.30 27.80 -1.90 percent [+]
Export Prices 96.10 96.30 103.10 12.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 94.90 95.30 102.70 12.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -2.40 -2.30 13.00 -3.30 percent [+]
Producer Prices 108.30 107.60 108.90 8.10 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 101.10 101.11 105.23 40.40 Index Points [+]



United Kingdom Inflation Rate Notes

In the United Kingdom, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Transport (16.2 percent of the total weight) and Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other fuels (14.4 percent). Recreation and Culture accounts for 13.4 percent; Restaurants and Hotels for 11.4 percent and Food and Non-alcoholic Beverages for 11.2 percent. The index also includes: Miscellaneous Goods and Services (9.6 percent); Clothing and Footwear (6.5 percent); Furniture, Household Equipment and Maintenance (6.1 percent). Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco; Health, Communication and Education account for remaining 11.2 percent of total weight. This page provides - United Kingdom Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.90 1.00 8.50 -0.10 1989 - 2016 percent Monthly



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Kosovo 0.90 Oct/16
Kuwait 3.62 Oct/16
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Laos 1.84 Sep/16
Latvia 1.00 Oct/16
Lebanon 1.13 Oct/16
Lesotho 5.70 Oct/16
Liberia 8.44 Jun/16
Libya 27.40 Jun/16
Liechtenstein -0.20 Oct/16
Lithuania 0.90 Oct/16
Luxembourg 0.50 Oct/16
Macau 1.33 Oct/16
Macedonia 0.20 Oct/16
Madagascar 6.70 Sep/16
Malawi 20.10 Oct/16
Malaysia 1.40 Oct/16
Maldives 0.40 Sep/16
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Malta 0.50 Oct/16
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Morocco 1.60 Oct/16
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Netherlands 0.40 Oct/16
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New Zealand 0.40 Sep/16
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Oman 2.04 Oct/16
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Poland 0.00 Nov/16
Portugal 0.90 Oct/16
Puerto Rico -0.40 Oct/16
Qatar 2.20 Oct/16
Republic of the Congo 3.70 Apr/15
Romania -0.40 Oct/16
Russia 6.10 Oct/16
Rwanda 9.10 Oct/16
Sao Tome and Principe 5.80 Oct/16
Saudi Arabia 2.60 Oct/16
Senegal -0.30 Oct/16
Serbia 1.50 Oct/16
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Slovakia -0.30 Oct/16
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