How everyday items have risen in price in the past 12 months

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Here are some examples of how the cost of everyday goods and services have risen in the past year.

The figures are based on the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) measure of inflation and have been published by the Office for National Statistics.

In each case, the figure is the percentage change in the average price over the 12 months to July 2022.

– Food
Low-fat milk 34.0%
Butter 27.1%
Pasta and couscous 24.4%
Olive oil 23.6%
Margarine and other vegetable fats 22.5%
Jams, marmalades and honey 21.2%
Sauces, condiments, salt, spices and culinary herbs 21.2%
Cheese and curd 17.9%
Ready-made meals 16.0%
Potatoes 15.7%
Eggs 14.6%
Yoghurt 14.2%
Pork 13.2%
Edible ices and ice cream 12.9%
Fish 12.8%
Bread 11.0%
Pizza and quiche 9.9%
Fruit 8.5%
Rice 6.7%
Sugar 5.1%

– Drinks
Mineral or spring waters 22.0%
Fruit and vegetable juices 14.8%
Coffee 12.0%
Tea 10.2%
Soft drinks 7.7%
Beer 3.2%
Spirits 3.1%
Wine 2.5%

ECONOMY Inflation
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– Clothing and shoes
Clothing accessories 7.7%
Garments for men 7.4%
Garments for infants and children 7.4%
Footwear for infants and children 7.3%
Garments for women 6.4%
Footwear for women 5.5%
Footwear for men 3.9%

– Electricity, gas and other fuels
Liquid fuels 114.1%
Gas 95.7%
Electricity 54.0%
Solid fuels 26.9%

– Household items and furniture
Garden furniture 21.1%
Heaters and air conditioners 18.2%
Irons 14.8%
Refrigerators, freezers and fridge-freezers 13.2%
Glassware and chinaware 12.8%
Cookers 8.5%
Bed linen 8.1%
Lighting equipment 7.9%
Carpets and rugs 4.9%

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– Vehicles
Second-hand cars 8.6%
New cars 7.3%
Bicycles 6.1%
Motorcycles 2.3%

– Passenger transport
By air 37.1%
By train 9.8%
By underground and tram 5.1%
By bus and coach 3.8%
By sea and inland waterway 3.0%

– Hospitality and recreation
Holiday centres, camping sites and youth hostels 25.5%
Cinemas, theatres and concerts 14.0%
Fast food and takeaway food services 10.3%
Restaurants and cafes 7.5%
Canteens 6.3%
Museums, libraries and zoological gardens 5.0%

– Other recreational items
Garden products 15.1%
Products for pets 13.7%
Equipment for sport 11.7%
Veterinary and other services for pets 9.1%
Equipment for sport 8.6%
Plants and flowers 6.6%