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Statistical bulletin: Consumer Price Indices, July 2012

Released: 14 August 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 June and July 2012
  • Consumer Prices Index (CPI): Briefing on the change to the 12-month rate between June and July 2012
  • Consumer Prices Index (CPI): Briefing on the 12-month rate to July 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 2.6 per cent in July 2012, up from 2.4 per cent in June
  • The largest upward pressures on the change in the CPI rate came from transport (particularly air fares) and clothing & footwear
  • The CPI stands at 122.5 in July 2012 based on 2005 = 100
  • The Retail Prices Index (RPI) annual inflation stands at 3.2 per cent in July 2012, up from 2.8 per cent in June
  • The largest upward pressures on the change in the RPI rate came from the purchase of cars, air fares, clothing & footwear and housing
  • The RPI stands at 242.1 in July 2012 based on January 1987 = 100
Get all the tables for this publication in the data section of this publication.

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

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