Inflation: how everyday items have increased in price in the past 12 months |  Business news

Inflation: how everyday items have increased in price in the past 12 months | Business news

Inflation: how everyday items have increased in price in the past 12 months |  Business news

Inflation in the UK has climbed into double digits for the first time in more than four decades.

Consumer Prices Index Inflation (CPI) rose to 10.1% in the 12 months to July, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Here are some examples of how the cost of everyday goods and services has increased over the past year based on the ONS data.

Food

A general view of eggs for sale in Sainsbury's

Skimmed milk 34.0%
Butter 27.1%
Pasta and couscous 24.4%
Olive oil 23.6%
Margarine and other vegetable fats 22.5%
Jam, marmalade and honey 21.2%
Sauces, spices, salt, spices and culinary herbs 21.2%
Cheese and curd 17.9%
Ready meals 16.0%
Potatoes 15.7%
Eggs 14.6%
Yogurt 14.2%
Pork 13.2%
Edible ice cream and ice cream 12.9%
Fish 12.8%
Bread 11.0%
Pizza and quiche 9.9%
Fruit 8.5%
Rice 6.7%
Sugar 5.1%

Drinks

Mineral or spring water 22.0%
Fruit and vegetable juices 14.8%
Coffee 12.0%
Tea 10.2%
Soft drinks 7.7%
Beer 3.2%
Distilled 3.1%
Wine 2.5%

Clothes and shoes

Assortment of suit jackets on hanger racks in menswear store for sale
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Assortment of suit jackets on hanger racks in menswear store for sale

Clothing accessories 7.7%
Clothing for men 7.4%
Clothes for babies and children 7.4%
Footwear for babies and children 7.3%
Clothing for women 6.4%
Women’s shoes 5.5%
Men’s shoes 3.9%

Electricity, gas and other fuels

Blue flames on gas stove burner.

Liquid fuels 114.1%
Gas 95.7%
Electricity 54.0%
Solid fuels 26.9%
Household items and furniture
Garden furniture 21.1%
Heaters and air conditioners 18.2%
Irons 14.8%
Refrigerators, freezers and fridge-freezer combinations 13.2%
Glassware and porcelain 12.8%
Cookers 8.5%
Bed linen 8.1%
Lighting equipment 7.9%
Carpets and rugs 4.9%

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Vehicles

Used cars 8.6%
New cars 7.3%
Cycling 6.1%
motorcycles 2.3%

Passenger transport

Air 37.1%
Train 9.8%
Metro and tram 5.1%
Bus and coach 3.8%
Sea and inland water 3.0%

Hospitality and recreation

Holiday centres, campsites and youth hostels 25.5%
Cinemas, theaters and concerts 14.0%
Fast food and takeaway 10.3%
Restaurants and cafes 7.5%
Canteens 6.3%
Museums, libraries and zoos 5.0%

Other recreational items

Garden products 15.1%
Pet products 13.7%
Sports equipment 11.7%
Veterinary and other pet services 9.1%
Sports equipment 8.6%
Plants and flowers 6.6%

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