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Retail Price Index Inflation (RPI and RPIX)

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This page includes the latest Guernsey inflation rates, which are published quarterly by the Data and Analysis team, along with access to further related information.

  • Latest inflation figures

    • At the end of December 2016, Guernsey's annual inflation, as measured by the changes in the RPIX, was 1.6%. The RPIX, which excludes the mortgage interest payment item, is the principal measure of inflation used by the States of Guernsey.
    • The inflation of the "all items" RPI for the year ending December 2016 was 1.2%.
    • The latest Inflation Bulletin, which contains more details on RPI and RPIX, can be downloaded from this page, together with Supplementary Information Data and the Inflation Calculator (which can work out the RPI or RPIX change over any time period and any value of money you choose e.g. for a rent or maintenance review.
    • DateRPIXRPI
       Annual percentage changeIndex (2008 = 100)Annual percentage changeIndex (2008 = 100)
      Mar 20142.2115.82.8112.8
      Jun 20142.1115.92.6113
      Sep 20141.8116.32.5113.7
      Dec 20140.6115.21.2112.8
      Mar 20150.8116.71.3114.3
      Jun 20151.5117.61.9115.2
      Sep 20150.5116.80.7114.5
      Dec 20151.0116.41.1114.0
      Mar 20160.5117.30.5114.8
      Jun 20160.6118.30.4115.7
      Sep 20161.1118.10.9115.5
      Dec 20161.6118.21.2115.4
    • More information on inflation targets can be found here and a user guide to Guernsey inflation indices can be downloaded from this page.
    • The weightings used in the RPI calculations are periodically updated using information from the Household Expenditure Surveys. A report on the latest of these surveys can be accessed here.
  • Latest inflation forecasts

    • The Inflation Forecast Bulletin provides 12 month forecasts for the primary inflation measures used in Guernsey: RPIX and RPI. Forecasts are based on historical trends, expectation of inflation in the UK, and forecast movements in the price of key commodities. Forecasts are revised and published on a quarterly basis in the month following Policy and Resources' publication of the Guernsey Inflation Bulletin.
    • The latest Inflation Forecast Bulletin can be downloaded from this page.

See the pdf icon provisional 2017 release dates [155kb] to find out when the next update of these figures is due.

Follow this link to access older RPI reports.

Follow this link to contact us if you'd like more information or guidance.

Downloads

Guernsey Inflation Bulletin December 2016 Supplementary Inflation Data December 2016 Inflation calculator December 2016 Guide to the Guernsey Inflation Indices 2014 Guernsey Quarterly Inflation Forecast Bulletin Q4 2016

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