U.K. Annual Inflation Down to 2.5% in August

U.K. CPI annual inflation stands at 2.5 per cent in August, down from 2.6 per cent in July.

The largest downward pressures behind the change in the CPI rate came from furniture, household equipment & maintenance, housing & household services (particularly domestic gas) and clothing & footwear. These were partially offset by an upward pressure from transport (particularly motor fuels).

The largest upward pressure to the change in CPI annual inflation between July and August came from transport (particularly motor fuels).

The CPI stands at 123.1 in August 2012 based on 2005 = 100.



TradingEconomics.com, UK Statistics
9/18/2012 9:50:28 AM