- The Consumer Prices Index including owner occupiers’ housing costs (CPIH) 12-month inflation rate was 2.8% in November 2017, unchanged from October 2017.
- The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) 12-month rate was 3.1% in November 2017, up from 3.0% in October 2017; it was last higher in March 2012.
- The largest upward contribution to change in both the CPIH and CPI rates came from air fares which fell between October and November but by less than a year ago.
- Rising prices for a range of recreational and cultural goods and services, most notably computer games, also had an upward effect.
- Falling prices in the miscellaneous goods and services category (covering products such as travel goods and financial services) provided the largest offsetting downward contribution.
- Inflation rate for recreation and culture highest since early 2010