United Kingdom Consumer Credit  1993-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Consumer credit in the United Kingdom increased by GBP 1.61 billion to GBP 204.2 billion in September 2017, following an upwardly revised GBP 1.76 billion rise in August and above market expectations of GBP 1.5 billion. Year-on-year, consumer credit increased by 9.9 percent, following a 10 percent gain in the previous month. Credit card lending expanded 9.2 percent (8.9 percent in August) and other loans rose 10.3 percent (from 10.5 percent in August). Consumer Credit in the United Kingdom averaged 920.60 GBP Million from 1993 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2227 GBP Million in January of 2005 and a record low of -1176 GBP Million in August of 2009.

United Kingdom Consumer Credit
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-30 08:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £1179M £1351M £1500M £1580M
2017-09-29 08:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £1583M £1166M £1350M £1592M
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 £1.606B £ 1.574B


United Kingdom Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -10.00 -9.00 10.00 -39.00 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.30 -0.70 3.10 -3.70 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -0.30 1.30 9.00 -4.00 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 322580.00 321846.00 322580.00 67971.00 GBP Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 330546.00 324376.00 334607.00 62925.00 GBP Million [+]
Personal Savings 5.90 4.00 15.50 -0.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.50 1.25 18.00 1.25 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.53 1.59 2.22 0.92 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To Gdp 88.00 87.60 97.10 29.20 percent of GDP [+]
Households Debt To Income 126.42 123.97 136.56 101.02 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 1606.00 1760.00 2227.00 -1176.00 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1606.00 1760.00 2227.00 -1176.00 1993 - 2017 GBP Million Monthly




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