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

Consumer credit in the United Kingdom increased by GBP 1.405 billion to GBP 211.6 billion in May 2018 and below market expectations of a GBP 1.5 billion rise. It followed a downwardly revised GBP 1,764 billion gain in April. Year-on-year, consumer credit went up 8.5 percent from a downwardly revised 8.7 percent in the previous month. Credit card lending advanced 9.3 percent (8.9 percent in April) and other loans increased 8.1 percent (8.6 percent in April). Consumer Credit in the United Kingdom averaged 931.99 GBP Million from 1993 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 2235 GBP Million in January of 2005 and a record low of -1185 GBP Million in August of 2009.

United Kingdom Consumer Credit
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-05-01 08:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £0.254B £1.66B £1.45B £1.6B
2018-05-31 08:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £1.832B £0.425B £1.3B £1.5B
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 £1.405B £1.7B
2018-08-30 08:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £1.5B
2018-10-01 08:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £1.6B


United Kingdom Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -9.00 -7.00 10.00 -39.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.50 1.40 3.10 -3.80 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.90 4.10 9.00 -3.90 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 331040.00 330296.00 331040.00 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 1.50 1.50 18.00 1.25 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 1405.00 1764.00 2235.00 -1185.00 GBP Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.69 1.71 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 July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1405.00 1764.00 2235.00 -1185.00 1993 - 2018 GBP Million Monthly




consumer credit by Country
Country Last
Australia 2730.17 May/18
Brazil 1687096.00 May/18
Canada 608673.00 May/18
China 339115.98 Jun/18
Euro Area 668203.04 May/18
France 1350462.00 May/18
Germany 239327.00 Mar/18
Indonesia 2240534.00 May/18
Italy 98872.68 May/18
Japan 342789.00 Mar/18
Mexico 1335267.20 Mar/18
Netherlands 16353.00 Mar/18
Russia 12953749.00 May/18
South Korea 1468047.00 Mar/18
Spain 646057957.00 Mar/18
Switzerland 861013.00 Apr/18
Turkey 523523878.00 Jun/18
United Kingdom 1405.00 May/18
United States 24.60 May/18


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