Cost of living is rising faster for the poorest households – TUC

Cost of living is rising faster for the poorest households – TUC

  • The TUC’s living standards index shows that Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation for the poorest 10 per cent of households in February was 4.1 per cent, compared to 3.6 per cent for middle-income households and 3.3 per cent for the richest 10 per cent. Headline CPI inflation was 3.4 per cent
  • With wage growth falling back to just 1.1 per cent in February, the incomes of the poorest households fell by three per cent in real terms
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