18 Sep United Kingdom Consumer Price Index (CPI)
Consumer Price Index CPI in the United Kingdom increased to 108.38 Index Points in August from 107.95 Index Points in July of 2019. Consumer Price Index CPI in the United Kingdom averaged 79.01 Index Points from 1988 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 108.38 Index Points in August of 2019 and a record low of 48.40 Index Points in January of 1988. In the United Kingdom, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Transport (16 percent of the total weight) and Recreation and Culture (15 percent). Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuels accounts for 13 percent; Restaurants and Hotels for 12 percent and Food and Non-alcoholic Beverages for 10 percent. The index also includes: Miscellaneous Goods and Services (9 percent); Clothing and Footwear (7 percent); Furniture, Household Equipment and Maintenance (6 percent). Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco; Health, Communication and Education account for remaining 11 percent of total weight. This page provides the latest reported value for – United Kingdom Consumer Price Index (CPI) – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news.