Annual inflation rate in the United Kingdom increased to 0.7% in October of 2020 from 0.5% in September, above forecasts of 0.6%. It is the highest reading in three months, amid a rebound in prices of clothing (0% vs -1.5% in September) ; food (0.6% vs -0.1%); and furniture, furnishings and carpets (0.1% vs -0.5%). Prices increased faster for transport (1.2% vs 0.9%; and miscellaneous goods and services (0.8% vs 0.7%) while cost of recreation and culture eased (2% vs 2.4%) and housing and utilities declined (-1.3% vs -0.9%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices stalled, following a 0.4% rise in September and compared to market expectations of a 0.1% drop. source: Office for National Statistics
Inflation Rate in the United Kingdom averaged 2.51 percent from 1989 until 2020, 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. This page provides - United Kingdom Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. United Kingdom Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2020.
Inflation Rate in the United Kingdom is expected to be 0.70 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 1.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.90 percent in 2021 and 1.70 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.