Retail Inflation Data

Retail Economics offers subscribers easy access to view, download and analyse a range of retail data sources. The Retail Inflation data page identifies and presents crucial inflationary indicators which have an impact on retailers' margins, households' disposable incomes, consumer spending and imports and exports. Subscribers can quickly assess the important trends developing in commodity markets, exchange rate movements and supply chains through to consumer prices to ensure that they are informed of underlying factors influencing prices and demand for UK retail businesses.

Click on the Download icon to download a CSV file containing up to ten years' worth of data which can be manipulated easily. We can also work with subscribers to provide them with bespoke excel charting options with the indicators that most suit their business needs.

Non-subscribers can view and select data up to December 2014. Subscribers can view and select the latest available data, going back up to ten years.


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Headline Inflation Statistics (ONS)

% change year-on-year Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Source Download
ONS Consumer Price Index (CPI) 0.6 0.6 1.0 0.9 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download
ONS Retail Price Index (RPI) 1.9 1.8 2.0 2.0 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download
ONS Retail Price Index (RPIX) 1.9 1.9 2.2 2.2 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download
CPI Core (Excl energy, food) 1.3 1.3 1.5 1.2 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download

Components of the Consumer Price Index (ONS)

% change year-on-year Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Source Download
Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages -2.6 -2.2 -2.3 -2.4 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download
Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco 1.8 1.4 1.7 2.1 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download
Clothing and Footwear -0.7 -1.2 1.0 -0.7 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download
Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuels -0.1 -0.1 0.2 0.3 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download
Furniture and Household Equipment -0.8 -1.0 -1.4 0.1 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download
Health 1.8 2.0 2.2 2.0 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download
Transport 0.2 1.0 1.2 2.3 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download
Communication 3.6 4.1 3.6 3.1 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download
Recreation and Culture 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.2 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download
Education 4.8 4.8 5.9 4.3 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download
Restaurants and Hotels 2.7 2.3 2.9 2.6 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download
Miscellaneous Goods and Services 0.9 0.8 1.3 1.1 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download

Producer Price Index (ONS)

% change year-on-year Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Source Download
Producer Price Index Output 0.2 0.9 1.2 2.1 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download
Producer Price Index Input 4.2 7.8 7.4 12.1 Padlock Padlock ONS Excel download

Exchange rates/Monetary indicators (Bank of England)

% change year-on-year Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Source Download
Sterling - Trade Weighted Index 79.33 78.27 78.60 74.63 Padlock Padlock Bank of England Excel download
Euro/GBP 1.19 1.17 1.16 1.12 Padlock Padlock Bank of England Excel download
US Dollar/GBP 1.31 1.32 1.30 1.22 Padlock Padlock Bank of England Excel download
Yen/GBP 138.55 132.71 130.28 127.87 Padlock Padlock Bank of England Excel download
Official Bank Rate 0.50 0.25 0.25 0.25 Padlock Padlock Bank of England Excel download
10 Year Gilt Yield 0.86 0.67 0.76 1.04 Padlock Padlock Bank of England Excel download

Source: Where ONS/Bank of England is noted as a source, this is licensed under the Open Government Licence v.3.0.