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Inflation Great Britain (HICP)

Charts - historic harmonised inflation figures

Chart HICP Great Britain last year

Chart HICP Great Britain long-term

Most recent HICP Great Britain (inflation figure) 3.223 %
Two important consumer inflation figures are recorded in many European countries: the consumer price index (CPI) and the harmonised consumer price index (HICP). The CPI is often the official consumer price inflation rate which is recorded in the country itself. The HICP was created specially in order to be able to compare European inflation figures.

On this page the focus is on the British HICP. This inflation figure shows the change in price of a standard package of goods and services which British households purchase for consumption. To determine the rate of inflation the percentage increase in the HICP over a given period is calculated. If the percentage is negative then we are dealing with deflation.

This page shows the current and historic HICP inflation figures for Great Britain.

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Tables - current and historic HICP Great Britain

HICP GB recent months

 period inflation
 august 2021 3.223 %
 july 2021 2.017 %
 june 2021 2.486 %
 may 2021 2.120 %
 april 2021 1.475 %
 march 2021 0.737 %
 february 2021 0.460 %
 january 2021 0.739 %
 december 2020 0.645 %
 november 2020 0.369 %

HICP GB recent years

 period inflation
 august 2021 3.223 %
 august 2020 0.184 %
 august 2019 1.784 %
 august 2018 2.601 %
 august 2017 2.874 %
 august 2016 0.598 %
 august 2015 0.100 %
 august 2014 1.520 %
 august 2013 2.706 %
 august 2012 2.452 %

Other inflation figures

 country/region inflation period
 CPI BE 2.732 % august 2021
 CPI JP -0.300 % july 2021
 CPI RU 6.469 % july 2021
 CPI NL 2.386 % august 2021
 CPI US 5.251 % august 2021
 HICP BE 4.684 % august 2021
 HICP EUR 2.165 % july 2021
 HICP FR 2.370 % august 2021
 HICP GE 3.101 % july 2021
 HICP NL 2.685 % august 2021
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American inflation CPI5.25 %august 2021
English inflation CPI3.03 %august 2021
European inflation HICP2.16 %july 2021
German inflation CPI3.87 %august 2021
Japanese inflation CPI-0.30 %july 2021
Chinese inflation CPI1.91 %july 2021
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