Consumer credit in the United Kingdom rose by GBP 0.785 billion to GBP 215.2 billion in September of 2018 and below market expectations of a GBP 1.2 billion gain. It followed an upwardly revised GBP 1.215 billion increase in August. Year-on-year, consumer credit advanced 7.7 percent, easing from a 8.2 percent rise in the previous month, the slowest pace since June 2015 as new car sales fell sharply. Credit card lending went up 8.7 percent (vs 8.9 percent in August) and other loans increased 7.3 percent (vs 7.8 percent in August). Consumer Credit in the United Kingdom averaged 935.25 GBP Million from 1993 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 2228 GBP Million in January of 2005 and a record low of -1190 GBP Million in August of 2009.

United Kingdom Consumer Credit
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-30 08:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £0.817B £1.521B £1.5B £1.5B
2018-10-01 08:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £1.118B £0.838B £1.3B £1.2B
2018-10-29 09:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £0.785B £1.215B £1.2B £1.5B
2018-11-29 09:30 AM BoE Consumer Credit £0.785B £1.7B


United Kingdom Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence -10.00 -9.00 10.00 -39.00 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.50 -0.40 2.90 -3.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.20 3.30 9.00 -3.90 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 334676.00 333036.00 334676.00 68008.00 GBP Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 335929.00 333116.00 340973.00 66638.00 GBP Million [+]
Personal Savings 4.40 4.30 15.20 -0.90 percent [+]
Bank Lending Rate 1.75 1.75 18.00 1.25 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 785.00 1215.00 2228.00 -1190.00 GBP Million [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.68 1.72 2.22 0.92 USD/Liter [+]
Households Debt To GDP 86.10 86.20 95.90 28.70 percent of GDP [+]
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 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
785.00 1215.00 2228.00 -1190.00 1993 - 2018 GBP Million Monthly




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Euro Area 676704.37 Sep/18
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Germany 238144.00 Jun/18
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Mexico 1360348.40 Jun/18
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South Korea 1493155.50 Jun/18
Spain 655297176.00 Jun/18
Switzerland 864709.00 Aug/18
Turkey 521319974.00 Oct/18
United Kingdom 785.00 Sep/18
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