September 19, 2018 / 8:47 AM / 3 months ago

Table - UK CPI rises unexpectedly to +2.7 percent in August, above all forecasts

LONDON (Reuters) - The Office for National Statistics released the following consumer price indices on Wednesday:

CPI (HICP)

Mth-on-mth (pct) 0.7 0.0 0.5

Yr-on-yr 2.7 2.5 2.4

Core CPI (ex- energy, food,

(alcohol and tobacco)

Mth-on-mth (pct) 0.8 -0.1 0.5

Yr-on-yr 2.1 1.9 1.8

CPIH (CPI plus owner occupier

housing costs)

Mth-on-mth 0.6 0.0

Yr-on-yr 2.4 2.3

RPI

Mth-on-mth (pct) 0.9 0.1 0.6

Yr-on-yr 3.5 3.2 3.2

RPIX (RPI ex-mortgages)

Mth-on-mth 0.9 0.1

Yr-on-yr 3.4 3.3

COMPONENTS OF CPI (pct):

AUG YR/YR JUL YR/YR

Food & non-alcoholic bevs 0.2 2.5 0.2 2.3

Alcoholic bevs & tobacco 0.7 4.1 -0.3 3.5

Clothing & footwear 3.1 0.3 -3.7 -0.4

Housing,water,elec,gas,fuels 0.1 2.3 0.4 2.3

Furniture, hhold equip, main. 1.2 0.7 -1.8 1.3

Health 0.3 2.4 0.1 2.2

Transport 1.3 6.1 1.3 5.7

Communication 0.4 0.3 0.5 1.6

Recreation & culture 0.6 3.6 0.5 3.1

Education 0.0 2.8 0.0 2.8

Restaurants & hotels 0.1 2.5 0.2 2.5

Misc. goods & services 0.6 -0.7 -0.8 -1.0

All goods 0.8 2.8 -0.6 2.6

All services 0.7 2.5 0.5 2.3

Fuels and lubricants 0.3 1.6 -0.5 12.4

CPIH owner-occupier costs 0.2 1.0 0.1 1.1

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