18 Sep United Kingdom Inflation Rate
The inflation rate in the United Kingdom was recorded at 1.70 percent in August of 2019. Inflation Rate in the United Kingdom averaged 2.57 percent from 1989 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 8.50 percent in April of 1991 and a record low of -0.10 percent in April of 2015. 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 – United Kingdom Inflation Rate – actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.