The annual inflation rate in the United Kingdom was at 2 percent in June 2019, unchanged from the previous month and matching market expectations. Cost of food and-non-alcoholic beverages rose further while prices slowed for transport and housing & utilities. Core inflation, excluding energy, food, alcohol and tobacco, increased to 1.8 percent from an over 2-year low of 1.7 percent in May. Inflation Rate in the United Kingdom averaged 2.57 percent from 1989 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 8.50 percent in April of 1991 and a record low of -0.10 percent in April of 2015.
Inflation Rate in the United Kingdom is expected to be 1.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in the United Kingdom to stand at 1.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.