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

Consumer credit in the United Kingdom increased by GBP 1.400 billion to GBP 205.8 billion in November of 2017, following a downwardly revised 1.362 billion gain in October and below market expectations of GBP 1.5 billion. Year-on-year, consumer credit rose by 9.1 percent, after a downwardly revised 9.5 percent increase in the prior month. It is the lowest annual gain in consumer credit since December of 2015. Credit card lending went up 8.8 percent (8.6 percent in October) and other loans rose 9.3 percent (from 10 percent in October). Consumer credit growth has been slowing gradually since it peaked at nearly 11 percent in November 2016. Consumer Credit in the United Kingdom averaged 922.70 GBP Million from 1993 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2226 GBP Million in January of 2005 and a record low of -1181 GBP Million in August of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-30 09:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £1.606B £1.76B £1.5B £1.6B
2017-11-29 09:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £1.451B £1.484B £1.500B £1.650B
2018-01-04 09:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £1.4B £1.362B £1.5B £1.5B
2018-01-30 09:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £1.4B £1.5B £ 1.4B
2018-03-01 09:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £ 1.4B
2018-03-29 08:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £ 1.4B


United Kingdom Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -13.00 -12.00 10.00 -39.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -1.50 1.00 3.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 1.40 1.50 9.00 -4.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 323830.00 322412.00 323830.00 67971.00 GBP Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 332445.00 332889.00 334607.00 65733.00 GBP Million [+]
Personal Savings 5.50 6.20 15.50 -0.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.50 1.50 18.00 1.25 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.63 1.63 2.22 0.92 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 87.20 88.00 97.10 29.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 126.42 123.97 136.56 101.02 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 1400.00 1362.00 2226.00 -1181.00 GBP Million [+]
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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1400.00 1362.00 2226.00 -1181.00 1993 - 2017 GBP Million Monthly




consumer credit by Country
Country Last
Australia 2680.12 Nov/17
Brazil 1640317.00 Nov/17
Canada 601375.00 Nov/17
China 309837.75 Dec/17
Euro Area 651437.83 Nov/17
France 1318556.00 Nov/17
Germany 236732.00 Sep/17
Indonesia 2131166.00 Nov/17
Italy 94690.52 Nov/17
Japan 332149.00 Sep/17
Mexico 1286294.80 Sep/17
Netherlands 16515.00 Sep/17
Russia 11691314.00 Oct/17
South Korea 1419127.70 Sep/17
Spain 646568769.00 Sep/17
Switzerland 846030.00 Oct/17
Turkey 493321204.00 Dec/17
United Kingdom 1400.00 Nov/17
United States 28.00 Nov/17


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