United Kingdom Consumer Credit  1993-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Consumer credit in the United Kingdom increased by GBP 0.817 billion to GBP 213.5 billion in July of 2018 and below market expectations of a GBP 1.5 billion rise. It followed a downwardly revised GBP 1.521 billion gain in June. Consumer credit growth eased to an annual rate of 8.5 percent in July from 8.8 percent in June, the smallest gain since November 2015. Credit card lending went up 8.9 percent (vs 9.4 percent in June) and other loans rose 8.2 percent (vs 8.5 percent in June). Consumer Credit in the United Kingdom averaged 934.63 GBP Million from 1993 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 2234 GBP Million in January of 2005 and a record low of -1186 GBP Million in August of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-06-29 08:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £1.405B £1.764B £1.5B £1.6B
2018-07-30 08:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £1.567B £1.575B £1.3B £1.5B
2018-08-30 08:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £0.817B £1.521B £1.5B £1.5B
2018-10-01 08:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £0.817B £1.2B
2018-10-29 09:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £1.5B
2018-11-29 09:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £1.7B


United Kingdom Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -7.00 -10.00 10.00 -39.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.30 0.90 2.90 -3.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.30 3.80 9.00 -3.90 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 332149.00 331040.00 332149.00 68008.00 GBP Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 333116.00 331778.00 340973.00 66638.00 GBP Million [+]
Personal Savings 4.30 4.70 15.20 -0.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.75 1.75 18.00 1.25 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 817.00 1521.00 2234.00 -1186.00 GBP Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.69 1.68 2.22 0.92 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 86.70 86.60 96.50 28.70 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 126.42 123.97 136.56 101.02 percent [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions -25.00 -20.00 7.00 -82.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations -23.00 -21.00 20.00 -52.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 0.00 4.00 15.00 -18.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 1.00 9.00 31.00 -43.00 [+]


United Kingdom Consumer Credit

Consumer credit (excluding student loans) is defined as borrowing by UK individuals to finance current expenditure on goods and/or services excluding loans issued by the Student Loans Company. Consumer credit (excluding student loans) is split into two components; credit card lending and ‘other’ lending (mainly overdrafts and other loans/advances). This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Consumer Credit - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Consumer Credit - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
817.00 1521.00 2234.00 -1186.00 1993 - 2018 GBP Million Monthly




consumer credit by Country
Country Last
Australia 2750.93 Jul/18
Brazil 1702729.00 Jul/18
Canada 615914.00 Jul/18
China 350646.49 Aug/18
Euro Area 676751.23 Jul/18
France 1368170.00 Jul/18
Germany 238144.00 Jun/18
Indonesia 2253510.00 Jul/18
Italy 100242.40 Jul/18
Japan 334396.00 Jun/18
Mexico 1360348.40 Jun/18
Netherlands 16353.00 Mar/18
Russia 13466674.00 Jul/18
South Korea 1493155.50 Jun/18
Spain 646057957.00 Mar/18
Switzerland 864191.00 Jul/18
Turkey 531736763.00 Aug/18
United Kingdom 817.00 Jul/18
United States 16.60 Jul/18


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