The consumer price index in the UK last month rose by more than 11% compared to the same month in the previous year, the highest level in 41 years, raising concerns about economic deterioration due to soaring prices.
The consumer price index, released by the British Bureau of Statistics on the 16th, rose 11.1% last month compared to the same month last year.
The growth rate exceeded the previous month's 10.1% and expanded for the second consecutive month, reaching the highest level in 41 years since October 1981.
Looking at the breakdown,
items including food and beverages increased by 16.2% from the same month of the previous year,
and items such as gas, electricity and housing increased by 26.6%
. Commodity prices continue to rise.
Also, the price index, which excludes highly volatile energy and food items, rose 6.5% compared to the same month of the previous year, and the growth rate remains high.
The UK's GDP = Gross Domestic Product growth rate from July to September this year was minus 0.2% compared to the previous three months, the first negative growth in six quarters, and there are concerns about economic deterioration due to soaring prices. It is rising.