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UK Inflation Rate and Graphs

UK Inflation Rate and Graphs

Current UK Inflation Rate CPI inflation rate:  2.6% (headline rate) CPI – D7G7 at ONS (page updated 18 July 2017) Source: Raw data General inflation tables | CPI annual % change D7G7 at ONS Other measures of inflation (CPIH) CPI including owner occupiers’ housing costs – 2.6% (CPIH – L550) Factory gate prices (Output prices) 3.3% June 2017 (output prices) ONS See: Measures of inflation Cost push inflationary factors In 2017, UK has seen a…

UK Housing Market

UK Housing Market

A look at the main UK housing market data. House prices Affordability of housing Interest rates Supply of housing House price inflation Nationwide data Annual house price inflation running at 5.3% in Q1 2016 London showed strongest housing market with prices rising more than other areas. Price of a typical home is £198,564 (Q1 2016) UK House prices in past few decades In 1969, average house prices were: £4,312 In 1975, average house prices were:…

UK unemployment-rate

UK Unemployment Stats and Graphs

A selection of graphs and statistics on UK unemployment (currently 5.5%). Also, looking at factors that explain UK unemployment and why unemployment has fallen in recent years. Raw data:  Labour market data | Source: ONS LF2Q Current UK Unemployment rate Unemployment rate of 5.5%, (July 2015) –  down from 6.2% July 2014 1.82 million unemployed people- 198,000 less than July 2015 Employment rates Employment:  31.09 million people in work – 22.74 million full-time. 8.36 million people working part-time Participation…

eurozone inflation

EU inflation and deflation

The Eurozone inflation rate is 0.4% (ECB database)  (Sept 2014) Eurozone HCIP inflation rate HCIP (Harmonized consumer index prices) Source:| (ECB Inflation graphs, sometimes a few months outdated) Food inflation Food inflation is currently negative. Food inflation tends to be one of the most volatile components. This negative food inflation is one factor reducing the headline rate. Reasons for low inflation in the Eurozone 1. Temporary factors – lower food / energy prices….