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August 2022 inflation data

The UK’s inflation rate in August 2022, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), was 9.9%.

The detailed inflation measures for the year to August 2022 are as follows:

  • CPI inflation was 9.9% in August 2022 (Index: 123.1), down from 10.1% in the year to July
  • RPI* inflation was 12.3% in August 2022 (Index: 345.2), unchanged from July’s figure
  • CPIH inflation was 8.6% in August 2022 (Index: 121.8), down from 8.8% in the year to July

*The Office for National Statistics no longer regards RPI as an official measure of inflation.