The Consumer Prices Index including owner occupiers’ housing costs (CPIH) rose by 4.8% in the 12 months to December 2021, up from 4.6% in the 12 months to November.
The largest upward contributions to the December 2021 CPIH 12-month inflation rate came from housing and household services (1.31 percentage points) and transport (1.29 percentage points, principally from motor fuels and second-hand cars).
On a monthly basis, CPIH increased by 0.5% in December 2021, compared with a rise of 0.2% in December 2020.
Price quote data and item indices that underpin consumer price inflation statistics are now published, giving users unprecedented access to the detailed data that is used in the construction of the UK's inflation figures. With effect from January 2017 Consumer price inflation publication, these data are published on a monthly basis showing the latest month.
Changes in the prices of goods bought and sold by UK manufacturers, including price indices of materials and fuels purchased and factory gate prices. Quarterly estimates monitoring the changes in prices for services provided to UK-based customers.