Inflation: How the prices of everyday items have risen in the last 12 months |  business news

Inflation: How the prices of everyday items have risen in the last 12 months | business news

UK inflation has risen into double digits for the first time in more than four decades.

Inflation of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) shot up to 10.1% in the 12 months to July, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

These are some examples of how the cost of everyday goods and services has increased in the last year according to ONS data.

Food

A general view of eggs for sale at Sainsbury's

Low fat milk 34.0%
Butter 27.1%
Pasta and couscous 24.4%
Olive oil 23.6%
Margarine and other vegetable fats 22.5%
Jams, marmalades and honey 21.2%
Sauces, condiments, salt, spices and culinary herbs 21.2%
Cheese and curd 17.9%
Prepared dishes 16.0%
Potatoes 15.7%
Eggs 14.6%
Yogurt 14.2%
Pork 13.2%
Ice cream and edible ice cream 12.9%
Fish 12.8%
Bread 11.0%
Pizza and quiche 9.9%
Fruit 8.5%
Rice 6.7%
Sugar 5.1%

Beverages

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

clothes and shoes

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

Clothing accessories 7.7%
Men’s clothing 7.4%
Garments for babies and children 7.4%
Footwear for babies and children 7.3%
Women’s clothing 6.4%
Women’s footwear 5.5%
Men’s footwear 3.9%

Electricity, gas and other fuels

Blue flames in the 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-freezers 13.2%
Glassware and crockery 12.8%
Kitchens 8.5%
Bedding 8.1%
Lighting equipment 7.9%
Carpets and rugs 4.9%

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vehicles

Second-hand cars 8.6%
New cars 7.3%
Bicycles 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 waterways 3.0%

hospitality and recreation

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

Other recreational items

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

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