National Statistics

Estimated effect of the budget on consumer price inflation: Spring 2017

The estimated impact of implementing measures announced in the March 2017 budget, previous budgets and pre-budget reports on the CPIH - a measure which includes owner occupiers’ housing costs, Consumer Prices Index (CPI) and the Retail Prices Index (RPI). This article is simply a helpful guide to users of the CPIH, CPI and RPI. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) accepts no liability whatsoever for losses of any kind arising as a result of reliance on this note.