May 2022 inflation data

The UK’s inflation rate in May 2022, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), was 9.1%.

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

  • CPI inflation was 9.1% in May 2022 (Index: 120.8), up from 9.0% in the year to April
  • RPI inflation was 11.7% in May 2022 (Index: 337.1), up from 11.1% in the year to April
  • CPIH inflation was 7.9% in May 2022 (Index: 119.7), up from 7.8% in the year to April

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