Average inflation measured by CPI reached 2.17 % in 2019 in United Kingdom, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 13.5 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 2.51 % in 2018 and an all time low of 0.004 % in 2015. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Belgium amounted to 1.79 %, 1.85 % in France, 1.78 % in Germany and 1.25 % in Ireland in 2019.
United Kingdom has been ranked 119th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 7 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Inflation as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly.