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Release: CPI and RPI Basket of Goods and Services, 2013

Released: 12 March 2013

Contact

Philip Gooding

Prices, ONS

cpi@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: + 44 (0) 1633 456900

Categories: Economy, Prices, Output and Productivity, Price Indices and Inflation

Frequency of release: Annually

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK and GB

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CPI and RPI Basket of Goods and Services, 2013 (354.4 Kb Pdf)

The 'shopping basket' of items making up the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) and Retail Prices Index (RPI) are reviewed every year. Some items are taken out of the basket, some are brought in, to reflect changes in the market and to make sure the CPI and RPI are up to date and representative of consumer spending patterns. This article describes the review process and explains how and why the various items in the CPI and RPI baskets are chosen.

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