Inflation rate falls

Consumer Price Inflation, Nov 2013: ONS

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) grew by 2.1% in the year to November 2013, down from 2.2% in October.

  • The largest contributions to the fall in the rate came from food and the utilities (gas and electricity). These were partially offset by upward contributions from the transport sector and from some aspects of recreation & culture.

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Inflation, October 2013

Consumer Prices Index, Oct 2013: ONS

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) grew by 2.2% in the year to October 2013, down from 2.7% in September.
  • The largest contributions to the fall in the rate came from the transport (notably motor fuels) and education (tuition fees) sectors.
  • The other main consumer price indices moved in a similar fashion. CPIH grew by 2.0% in the year to October 2013, down from 2.5%. RPIJ grew by 1.9%, down from 2.5%.

Consumer Price Indices

Consumer Price Indices, Jan 2013: ONS

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) annual inflation grew by 2.7% in January 2013, unchanged for the fourth month in a row. This is the longest period for which the CPI growth has remained unchanged.
  • The largest upward pressures came from alcohol and air fares.
  • Miscellaneous goods & services and clothing provided the largest downward pressures.
  • The CPI stands at 124.4 in January 2013 based on 2005 = 100.
  • The Retail Prices Index (RPI) annual inflation grew by 3.3% in January 2013, up from 3.1% in December 2012.
  • The RPI stands at 245.8 in January 2013 based on January 1987 = 100

Annual inflation down

Price Indices, September 2012: ONS

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) annual inflation stands at 2.2 per cent in September 2012, down from 2.5 per cent in August.
  • This is the slowest rate of inflation since November 2009, when it was 1.9 per cent.
  • The CPI stands at 123.5 in September 2012 based on 2005=100
  • The Retail Prices Index (RPI) annual inflation stands at 2.6 per cent in September 2012, down from 2.9 per cent in August.
  •  The RPI stands at 244.2 in September 2012 based on January 1987 = 100

Inflation

Price Indices, August 2012: ONS

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) annual inflation stands at 2.5 per cent in August 2012, down from 2.6 per cent in July
  • The Retail Prices Index (RPI) annual inflation stands at 2.9 per cent in August 2012, down from 3.2 per cent in July

CPI & RPI

Consumer Price Indices, June 2012: ONS

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) annual inflation stands at 2.4 per cent in June 2012, down from 2.8 per cent in May.  It is now at its lowest since November 2009, when it was 1.9 per cent.
  • The Retail Prices Index (RPI) annual inflation stands at 2.8 per cent in June 2012, down from 3.1 per cent in May.