United Kingdom Core Inflation Rate  1997-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Annual core inflation rate in the United Kingdom, which excludes energy, food, alcoholic beverages and tobacco, increased to 2.7 percent in August 2017 from 2.4 percent in the previous month and above market expectations of 2.5 percent. It was the highest rate since December 2011, as prices rose further for: Clothing and footwear (4.6 percent from 3.2 percent in July); recreation and culture (1.8 percent from 1.4 percent); restaurants and hotels (3.5 percent from 3.1 percent); furniture, household equipment and maintenance (4.2 percent from 3.8 percent); and communication (2.2 percent from 0.8 percent). Core Inflation Rate in the United Kingdom averaged 1.60 percent from 1997 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 3.70 percent in April of 2011 and a record low of -0.10 percent in June of 2000.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-18 08:30 AM Core Inflation Rate YoY 2.4% 2.6% 2.6% 2.6%
2017-08-15 08:30 AM Core Inflation Rate YoY 2.4% 2.4% 2.5% 2.5%
2017-09-12 08:30 AM Core Inflation Rate YoY 2.7% 2.4% 2.5% 2.5%
2017-10-17 08:30 AM Core Inflation Rate YoY 2.7% 2.37%
2017-11-14 09:30 AM Core Inflation Rate YoY 2.37%
2017-12-12 09:30 AM Core Inflation Rate YoY 2.37%


United Kingdom Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.90 2.60 8.50 -0.10 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.60 -0.10 3.37 -0.94 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 103.79 103.22 103.79 48.40 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 103.79 103.20 103.79 48.40 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 104.32 103.70 104.32 72.90 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.70 2.40 3.70 -0.10 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 105.96 105.48 105.96 4.40 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.40 3.20 27.80 -1.90 percent [+]
Export Prices 98.50 99.10 103.10 12.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 98.60 99.10 102.70 12.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.10 2.60 13.00 -3.30 percent [+]
Producer Prices 110.90 110.50 110.90 8.10 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 2.80 2.80 4.40 1.50 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 102.37 102.30 102.37 31.70 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 106.77 105.70 106.77 40.40 Index Points [+]


United Kingdom Core Inflation Rate

In the United Kingdom, the core inflation rate tracks changes in prices that consumers pay for a basket of goods which excludes some volatile price items. This page provides - United Kingdom Core Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Core Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.70 2.40 3.70 -0.10 1997 - 2017 percent Monthly




core inflation rate by Country

Last
Turkey 10.16 Aug/17
Mexico 5.00 Aug/17
Brazil 3.91 Aug/17
Russia 3.00 Aug/17
Indonesia 2.98 Aug/17
United Kingdom 2.70 Aug/17
China 2.20 Aug/17
Australia 1.80 Jun/17
South Korea 1.80 Aug/17
United States 1.70 Aug/17
Germany 1.58 Aug/17
Euro Area 1.20 Aug/17
Spain 1.20 Aug/17
Canada 0.90 Jul/17
Netherlands 0.80 Aug/17
France 0.50 Aug/17
Japan 0.50 Jul/17
Italy 0.40 Aug/17
Switzerland 0.36 Aug/17