Inflation up to 0.1%

Consumer Price Inflation, November 2015: ONS

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 0.1% in the year to November 2015, compared with a 0.1% fall in the year to October 2015.
  • Movements in transport costs and alcohol and tobacco prices were the main contributors to the rise in the rate.
  • Falling clothing prices partially offset the rise.
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UK inflation rises

Consumer Price Inflation, October 2014

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) grew by 1.3% in the year to October 2014, up from 1.2% in September.
  • Smaller falls in transport costs than a year ago – notably for motor fuels and air fares, and price rises for computer games were the main contributors to the rise in the rate of inflation.
  • Food and motor fuel prices, which have historically been upward contributors to the 12-month CPI rate, are currently reducing it by 0.3 percentage points.

Inflation rises

Consumer Price Inflation, June 2014: ONS

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) grew by 1.9% in the year to June 2014, up from 1.5% in May.
  • The largest contributions to the rise in the rate came from the clothing, food & non-alcoholic drinks and air transport sectors. There were no large downward effects to offset the change.
  • RPIJ grew by 2.0%, up from 1.7% in May.

Inflation down

Inflation, January 2014: ONS

  • 1.9% growth in Consumer Prices Index (CPI) in the year to January 2014, down from 2.0% in December 2013.
  • The fall in the rate resulted from price movements for recreational goods & services, furniture & household goods and alcoholic beverages & tobacco. These were partially offset by price movements for miscellaneous goods & services.
  • 1.8% growth in CPIH (includes owner occupiers’ housing costs) in the year to January 2014, down from 1.9% in December 2013. RPIJ (an improved variant of the Retail Prices Index) grew by 2.1%, up from 2.0% in December 2013.