UK Statistics

Consumer Price Indices, October 2012

Released: 13 November 2012 Download PDF

 

Contents

  • Key points
  • A brief description of Consumer Price Indices
  • Consumer Prices Index (CPI)
  • Consumer Prices Index (CPI): Briefing on the monthly movement between September and October 2012
  • Consumer Prices Index (CPI): Briefing on the change to the 12-month rate between September and October 2012
  • Consumer Prices Index (CPI): Briefing on the 12-month rate to October 2012
  • Other measures of Consumer Prices Index (CPI) Inflation
  • Retail Prices Index (RPI) compared with Consumer Prices Index (CPI)
  • Other measures of Retail Prices Index (RPI) Inflation
  • Notable Consumer Prices Index (CPI) and Retail Prices Index (RPI) Records
  • Data tables
  • Background notes
  • Statistical contacts

Key points

  • The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) annual inflation stands at 2.7 per cent in October 2012, up from 2.2 per cent in September. University tuition fees were the largest contributor to the rise
  • Food & non-alcoholic beverages was the second largest contributor to the increase, particularly potatoes, fruit and confectionery
  • The CPI stands at 124.2 in October 2012 based on 2005 = 100
  • The Retail Prices Index (RPI) annual inflation stands at 3.2 per cent in October 2012, up from 2.6 per cent in September. The main contributors to the change are the same as the CPI, with the addition of housing
  • The RPI stands at 245.6 in October 2012 based on January 1987 = 100

Source: Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.1.0.

 


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