UK Retail Inflation Data

Retail Economics identifies crucial inflationary indicators which underpin our views on inflationary pressures facing UK households and cost pressures facing retailers.

As a subscriber, you can instantly view, download and analyse a range of retail data sources using our data visualisation tools and intuitive dashboard. Includes:

  • Retail sales by category: food, clothing, electricals, homewares etc.
  • Online retail sales growth
  • Access underlying data for graphs and charts in your insight reports
  • Downloadable retail sales time series data and more...

Subscribers can click on the download icon to access a CSV file containing up to ten years' worth of data which can be easily manipulated.

As a subscriber, we can also work with you to provide you with bespoke Excel charting options with the indicators that most suit your business needs.

Non-subscribers can only 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 Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Source Download
ONS Consumer Price Index (CPI) 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.4 ONS
ONS Retail Price Index (RPI) 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.4 ONS
ONS Retail Price Index (RPIX) 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4 ONS
CPI Core (excluding energy, food) 2.3 2.1 2.1 1.9 ONS

Components of the Consumer Price Index (ONS)

% change year-on-year Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Source Download
Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages 3 2.7 2.3 2 ONS
Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco 3.5 4 4 4.1 ONS
Clothing and Footwear 2.5 1.7 1.5 0.3 ONS
Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuels 2.1 2.1 1.5 2.1 ONS
Furniture and Household Equipment 2.5 2.7 2.1 2 ONS
Health 2.8 2.8 2.4 2.4 ONS
Transport 3 2.4 4.7 5.5 ONS
Communication -0.4 1 0.7 0.7 ONS
Recreation and Culture 3.3 3.5 2.6 2.4 ONS
Education 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 ONS
Restaurants and Hotels 2.5 2.7 2.6 2.6 ONS
Miscellaneous Goods and Services -0.1 0 -0 -0.2 ONS

Producer Price Index (ONS)

% change year-on-year Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Source Download
Producer Price Index Output 2.5 2.5 3 3.3 ONS
Producer Price Index Input 4.5 5.6 9.6 10.3 ONS

Exchange Rates/Monetary Indicators (Bank of England)

% change year-on-year Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Source Download
Sterling - Trade Weighted Index 79.2 80.3 78.8 78.5 Bank of England
Euro/GBP 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 Bank of England
US Dollar/GBP 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 Bank of England
Yen/GBP 149.8 150.5 145.4 144.5 Bank of England
Official Bank Rate 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 Bank of England
10 Year Gilt Yield 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.4 Bank of England
Source: Where ONS is noted as a source, this is licensed under the Open Government Licence v.3.0.