Self-employment higher than at any point over past 40 years. The increase in self-employed predominately down to fewer people leaving self-employment than in the past.
The Compendium of UK Statistics pulls together, in one place, independent statistics that can be compared across the four nations of the UK. These can be used to help inform important debates, such as in the context of the Scottish Referendum.
CPI annual inflation - the Government’s target measure was 1.6% in July 2014, down from 1.9% in June.
CPIH annual inflation - the measure of consumer price inflation including owner occupiers' housing costs (not a National Statistic), was 1.5% in July 2014, down from 1.8% in June.
UK house prices increased by 10.2% in the year to June 2014, down from 10.4% in the year to May 2014.
In the year to July 2014 the output price index for home sales of manufactured products fell 0.1%. In the same period the total input price index fell by 7.3%.
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