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Release: Consumer Price Indices, August 2011

Released: 13 September 2011 Next edition: 18 October 2011


Richard Campbell


Telephone: +44 (0)1633 456900

Categories: Economy, Prices, Output and Productivity, Price Indices and Inflation, Consumer Price Indices, Consumer Prices Index, Retail Prices Index

Frequency of release: Monthly

Language: English

Geographical coverage: UK

Geographical breakdown: UK and GB

  • CPI annual inflation stands at 4.5 per cent in August 2011.

  • RPI annual inflation stands at 5.2 per cent in August 2011.

Contains price indices, percentage changes and weights for the Consumer Prices Index (CPI), Retail Prices Index (RPI) and the components that make up these indices. Internationally, the CPI is known as the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP).

Other useful information

CPI and RPI Detailed Reference Tables on the Publication Reference Webpage

View or download CPI and RPI Time series data sets (including equivalent datas sets to RP01, RP02, RP04, RP05, RP07 & RP50) on the Consumer Price Index web page.

Personal Inflation Calculator (PIC): This interactive application allows you to enter your own spending patterns to generate a personal inflation figure (Note - requires an SVG-enabled web browser, such as Firefox, Safari or Chrome) on the Neighbourhood Statistics web page.

CPI and RPI item indices and price quotes on the CPI Price Quotes web page.

These National Statistics are produced to high professional standards and released according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

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