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CPI: Consumer Prices Index (% change)

Change over 12 months

0.6 %

2016 AUG

Release date:
13 September 2016

Next release:
18 October 2016
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UK consumer price inflation: Aug 2016

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  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 0.6% in the year to August 2016, unchanged from July.
  • The rate is still relatively low in the historic context although it is above the rates experienced in 2015 and early 2016.
  • The main upward contributors to change in the rate were rising food prices and air fares, and a smaller fall in the price of motor fuels than a year ago.
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