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Retail Prices Index and Consumer Price Index

Note - Since December 2003 the Government has used the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as its main measure of inflation in the economy rather than the Retail Prices Index (RPI)

Monthly figures

  • January


    252.6


    2.8


    126.7


    1.9


    18 February


  • February


    254.2


    2.7


    127.4


    1.7


    25 March


  • March


    254.8


    2.5


    127.7


    1.6


    15 April


  • April


    255.7


    2.5


    128.1


    1.8


    20 May


  • May


    255.9


    2.4


    128.0


    1.5


    17 June


  • June


    256.3


    2.6


    128.3


    1.9


    15 July


  • July


    256.0


    2.5


    127.8


    1.6


    19 August


  • August


    257.0


    2.4


    128.3


    1.5


    16 September


  • September


    257.6


    2.3


    128.4


    1.2


    14 October


  • October






    18 November


  • November






    December


  • December






    January


 
  • January


    245.8


    3.3


    124.4


    2.7


    12 February


  • February


    247.6


    3.2


    125.2


    2.8


    19 March


  • March


    248.7


    3.3


    125.6


    2.8


    16 April


  • April


    249.5


    2.9


    125.9


    2.4


    21 May


  • May


    250.0


    3.1


    126.1


    2.7


    18 June


  • June


    249.7


    3.3


    125.9


    2.9


    16 July


  • July


    249.7


    3.1


    125.8


    2.8


    13 August


  • August


    251.0


    3.3


    126.4


    2.7


    17 September


  • September


    251.9


    3.2


    126.8


    2.7


    15 October


  • October


    251.9


    2.6


    126.9


    2.2


    12 November


  • November


    252.1


    2.6


    127.0


    2.1


    17 December


  • December


    253.4


    2.7


    127.5


    2.0


    14 January


 
  • January


    238.0


    3.9


    121.1


    3.6


    14 February


  • February


    239.9


    3.7


    121.8


    3.4


    20 March


  • March


    240.8


    3.6


    122.2


    3.5


    17 April


  • April


    242.5


    3.5


    122.9


    3.0


    22 May


  • May


    242.4


    3.1


    122.8


    2.8


    19 June


  • June


    241.8


    2.8


    122.3


    2.4


    17 July


  • July


    242.1


    3.2


    122.5


    2.6


    14 August


  • August


    243.0


    2.9


    123.1


    2.5


    18 September


  • September


    244.2


    2.6


    123.5


    2.2


    16 October


  • October


    245.6


    3.2


    124.2


    2.7


    13 November


  • November


    245.6


    3.0


    124.4


    2.7


    18 December


  • December


    246.8


    3.1


    125.0


    2.7


    15 January


 

 

Source: National Statistics website: www.statistics.gov.uk Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO

On 13 January 1987 the General Index of Retail Prices reverted to the base of 100. All RPI figures have been converted to the 13 January 1987 base. Using the old base of 15 January 1974 the equivalent figure for 13 January 1987 is 394.5.

 

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