Key graphs - Inflation
Since 1990 CPI inflation has averaged around 2.5%. This compares with averages
of around 12% in the 1970s and 11% in the 1980s.
For a chart of CPI inflation since 1990 select the link or click on the graph.
Data from 1920 is available in Excel: Download data.
Last updated 17 April 2013
CPI is published on a base of 2006Q2=1000.