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Average Earnings

From 2007 to date

Year   Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2018 Index 513 513 515 516                
% inc 2.8 2.6 2.5 2.5                
2017 Index 499 499 502 504 504 506 506 508 510 510 512 513
% inc 1.8 2.7 2.4 1.4 2.0 2.8 1.7 2.4 2.8 2.4 2.4 3.1
2016 Index 490 486 491 497 494 493 496 496 497 498 500 499
% inc 2.9 1.5 2.0 3.0 2.4 2.2 2.4 2.2 2.6 2.8 2.9 2.0
2015 Index 476 479 481 482 483 482 485 485 484 485 486 489
% inc 1.6 1.6 4.2 2.7 2.8 2.5 3.6 3.3 2.3 2.0 2.1 1.9
2014 Index 477 478 475 482 479 477 477 479 482 484 484 489
% inc 1.3 1.7 1.9 0.8 0.4 -0.1 0.6 0.7 1.0 1.5 1.9 2.2
2013 Index 470 469 465 488 477 475 475 475 475 475 475 478
% inc 1.2 1.0 0.5 1.6 1.9 2.3 1.2 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9 1.2
2012 Index 464 465 467 467 468 470 471 473 471 471 471 470
% inc 1.3 1.1 1.0 1.4 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.7 1.9 1.8 1.5 1.3
2011 Index 464 459 461 460 461 465 464 462 463 465 465 464
% inc 2.6 2.2 2.7 2.1 2.5 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.0
2010 Index 439 449 454 448 450 449 451 453 454 455 456 456
% inc 1.0 2.7 4.4 4.1 2.5 0.8 1.7 1.9 2.1 2.2 2.3 1.9
2009 Index 433 423 428 447 445 445 443 444 445 445 446 452
% inc -1.1 -5.3 -2.0 1.5 0.9 1.1 0.5 0.7 1.0 0.1 0.9 0.9
2008 Index 438 447 437 440 441 440 441 440 440 444 442 448
% inc 4.2 4.7 3.9 4.8 4.2 3.4 3.3 3.2 2.9 3.1 2.4 2.4
2007 Index 420 427 421 420 423 425 427 426 428 431 432 438
% inc 5.9 5.8 5.0 4.6 5.1 4.6 4.7 4.3 4.3 5.1 4.3 5.0

Seasonally adjusted average weekly earnings.Source: National Statistics website

Bank of England Base Rate

From 1996 to date

The present Bank of England Base Rate is 0.25%.

Date of change Rate
02/11/17 0.50
04/08/16 0.25
05/03/09 0.50
05/02/09 1.00
08/01/09 1.50
04/12/08 2.00
06/11/08 3.00
08/10/08 4.50
10/04/08 5.00
07/02/08 5.25
06/12/07 5.50
05/07/07 5.75
10/05/07 5.50
11/01/07 5.25
09/11/06 5.00
03/08/06 4.75
04/08/05 4.50
05/08/04 4.75
10/06/04 4.50
06/05/04 4.25
05/02/04 4.00
06/11/03 3.75
10/07/03 3.50
06/02/03 3.75
08/11/01 4.00
04/10/01 4.50
18/09/01 4.75
02/08/01 5.00
10/05/01 5.25
05/04/01 5.50
08/02/01 5.75
10/02/00 6.00
13/01/00 5.75
04/11/99 5.50
08/09/99 5.25
10/06/99 5.00
08/04/99 5.25
04/02/99 5.50
07/01/99 6.00
10/12/98 6.25
05/11/98 6.75
08/10/98 7.25
04/06/98 7.50
06/11/97 7.25
07/08/97 7.00
10/07/97 6.75
06/06/97 6.50
06/05/97 6.25
30/10/96 5.94
06/06/96 5.69
08/03/96 5.94
18/01/96 6.13

Exchange Rates

From 2001 to date

Year Cur’cy Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2018 Dollar 1.377 1.395 1.396 1.405 1.406 1.329            
Euro 1.131 1.130 1.132 1.141 1.144 1.138            
Yen 153.1 150.2 147.9 149.1 149.4 146.3            
2017 Dollar 1.235 1.248 1.234 1.254 1.296 1.279 1.300 1.296 1.358 1.320 1.322 1.341
Euro 1.161 1.172 1.155 1.178 1.182 1.139 1.128 1.097 1.137 1.123 1.126 1.132
Yen 141.9 141.0 139.4 136.7 146.1 141.8 146.0 142.3 150.8 149.0 149.1 151.4
2016 Dollar 1.441 1.431 1.428 1.430 1.452 1.421 1.315 1.309 1.314 1.236 1.245 1.249
Euro 1.326 1.289 1.280 1.261 1.285 1.264 1.188 1.168 1.172 1.120 1.154 1.185
Yen 170.7 164.1 160.9 156.9 158.1 149.8 136.3 132.5 134.1 128.1 135.1 144.8
2015 Dollar 1.518 1.531 1.499 1.493 1.556 1.558 1.555 1.558 1.534 1.533 1.519 1.500
Euro 1.301 1.348 1.383 1.382 1.413 1.399 1.413 1.399 1.365 1.366 1.415 1.376
Yen 179.8 181.6 180.4 178.4 191.8 191.8 191.8 191.9 184.2 184.1 186.1 182.4
2014 Dollar 1.652 1.666 1.664 1.682 1.674 1.690 1.708 1.671 1.632 1.607 1.579 1.563
Euro 1.213 1.666 1.210 1.215 1.229 1.243 1.260 1.254 1.264 1.268 1.265 1.268
Yen 169.2 170.3 171.1 172.5 169.9 172.5 173.6 171.9 174.8 173.6 182.9 186.8
2013 Dollar 1.599 1.553 1.509 1.531 1.532 1.547 1.518 1.549 1.584 1.608 1.635 1.649
Euro 1.204 1.160 1.162 1.176 1.180 1.174 1.161 1.162 1.187 1.168 1.201 1.197
Yen 142.2 144.5 142.9 149.7 154.5 150.9 151.4 151.5 157.0 157.3 167.3 173.5
2012 Dollar 1.551 1.580 1.583 1.600 1.595 1.555 1.560 1.571 1.609 1.608 1.597 1.613
Euro 1.203 1.195 1.198 1.215 1.243 1.240 1.268 1.282 1.268 1.240 1.245 1.231
Yen 119.4 123.9 130.4 130.3 127.3 123.2 123.4 123.6 125.9 126.9 129.1 134.8
2011 Dollar 1.576 1.612 1.617 1.635 1.636 1.623 1.615 1.637 1.583 1.576 1.583 1.561
Euro 1.180 1.181 1.155 1.133 1.141 1.129 1.129 1.142 1.147 1.150 1.165 1.183
Yen 130.1 133.2 132.0 136.2 132.7 130.6 128.3 126.2 121.6 120.7 122.7 121.5
2010 Dollar 1.613 1.563 1.506 1.533 1.471 1.473 1.527 1.567 1.556 1.586 1.599 1.561
Euro 1.132 1.142 1.109 1.140 1.166 1.206 1.197 1.214 1.194 1.142 1.167 1.181
Yen 147.7 140.9 136.5 143.3 135.4 134.0 133.8 134.1 131.5 129.9 131.8 130.2
2009 Dollar 1.450 1.445 1.421 1.470 1.540 1.635 1.636 1.655 1.633 1.616 1.659 1.624
Euro 1.086 1.127 1.091 1.113 1.129 1.167 1.163 1.161 1.123 1.092 1.113 1.112
Yen 131.1 133.4 138.8 145.5 148.9 158.2 156.7 157.3 149.4 146.1 148.0 145.8
2008 Dollar 1.968 1.963 2.001 1.983 1.966 1.968 1.980 1.895 1.803 1.701 1.537 1.490
Euro 1.487 1.333 1.293 1.258 1.264 1.264 1.271 1.263 1.253 1.273 1.209 1.111
Yen 230.1 210.5 202.0 203.2 204.8 210.1 213.9 207.1 192.8 171.1 149.2 136.2
2007 Dollar 1.958 1.958 1.745 1.764 1.984 1.985 2.031 2.012 2.019 2.043 2.073 2.014
Euro 1.507 1.498 1.452 1.441 1.468 1.479 1.482 1.477 1.454 1.437 1.414 1.384
Yen 235.6 236.4 204.5 206.7 239.6 243.5 247.3 235.2 232.3 236.8 230.6 226.6
2006 Dollar 1.765 1.748 1.744 1.768 1.868 1.843 1.844 1.894 1.895 1.876 1.909 1.963
Euro 1.458 1.464 1.450 1.441 1.463 1.456 1.454 1.479 1.481 1.487 1.485 1.487
Yen 204.1 206.0 204.5 207.0 208.8 211.3 213.5 219.6 220.9 222.6 224.1 230.2
2005 Dollar 1.880 1.887 1.904 1.896 1.854 1.818 1.752 1.794 1.808 1.765 1.735 1.745
Euro 1.433 1.450 1.444 1.465 1.461 1.495 1.455 1.460 1.476 1.467 1.471 1.471
Yen 194.3 198.0 200.4 203.2 197.7 197.7 196.1 198.5 201.0 202.6 205.5 206.6
2004 Dollar 1.825 1.867 1.826 1.803 1.788 1.828 1.844 1.820 1.794 1.808 1.861 1.929
Euro 1.444 1.477 1.489 1.504 1.489 1.505 1.503 1.493 1.467 1.446 1.432 1.439
Yen 194.0 199.3 198.2 194.1 200.3 200.0 201.9 200.7 197.5 196.7 195.0 200.2
2003 Dollar 1.618 1.608 1.582 1.574 1.622 1.661 1.622 1.594 1.615 1.679 1.690 1.750
Euro 1.523 1.491 1.466 1.449 1.404 1.423 1.427 1.429 1.434 .1434 1.443 1.425
Yen 192.2 191.9 187.8 188.7 190.4 196.5 192.5 189.1 185.4 183.9 184.5 188.6
2002 Dollar 1.432 1.423 1.423 1.443 1.460 1.484 1.557 1.537 1.556 1.557 1.572 1.586
Euro 1.622 1.634 1.623 1.628 1.592 1.552 1.567 1.572 1.587 1.587 1.569 1.556
Yen 190.0 190.1 186.5 188.7 184.5 182.9 183.5 182.9 188.4 193.0 191.0 193.3
2001 Dollar 1.478 1.453 1.444 1.434 1.427 1.402 1.415 1.437 1.463 1.450 1.437 1.441
Euro 1.576 1.578 1.591 1.608 1.630 1.644 1.642 1.594 1.608 1.603 1.617 1.617
Yen 172.4 168.8 175.5 177.6 173.7 171.5 176.1 174.4 174.0 176.0 175.7 183.9

The above rates are based on an average for the month.

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FTSE 100 Index

From 2001 to date

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2018 7588 7232 7057 7509 7690 7637            
2017 7099 7263 7369 7204 7526 7312 7372 7431 7373 7493 7327 7688
2016 6084 6097 6175 6242 6230 6504 6464 6782 6899 6954 6784 7143
2015 6749 6947 6891 6961 6984 6521 6696 6248 6062 6361 6356 6242
2014 6510 6809 6615 6780 6871 6744 6730 6820 6623 6546 6723 6566
2013 6277 6361 6412 6430 6583 6215 6621 6441 6462 6731 6650 6749
2012 5682 5871 5768 5738 5321 5571 5635 5711 5742 5783 5867 5898
2011 5863 5994 5909 6070 5990 5946 5815 5394 5128 5544 5505 5572
2010 5189 5355 5680 5553 5188 4917 5258 5225 5549 5675 5528 5900
2009 4150 3830 3926 4243 4418 4249 4608 4909 5134 5045 5191 5412
2008 5879 5884 5702 6087 6054 5626 5412 5637 4903 4377 4288 4434
2007 6203 6172 6324 6449 6621 6608 6360 6303 6467 6721 6433 6456
2006 5760 5792 5965 6023 5724 5833 5928 5906 5961 6129 6049 6221
2005 4852 4968 4894 4802 4964 5113 5282 5297 5478 5317 5423 5619
2004 4391 4492 4386 4490 4431 4464 4413 4459 4571 4624 4703 4814
2003 3567 3656 3613 3926 4048 4031 4157 4161 4091 4288 4343 4477
2002 5169 5101 5272 5166 5085 4656 4246 4227 3722 4040 4169 3940
2001 6298 5918 5634 5967 5796 5643 5529 5345 4903 5040 5204 5217

Figures shown are closing index for the month.

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Inflation Statistics

Consumer Prices From 1989 to date

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2018 3.0 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.4              
2017 1.8 2.3 2.3 2.7 2.9 2.6 2.6 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.0
2016 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.6 0.6 1.0 0.9 1.2 1.6
2015 0.3 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.1 0.2
2014 1.9 1.7 1.6 1.8 1.5 1.9 1.6 1.5 1.2 1.3 1.0 0.5
2013 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.4 2.7 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.2 2.1 2.0
2012 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.0 2.8 2.4 2.6 2.5 2.2 2.7 2.7 2.7
2011 4.0 4.4 4.0 4.5 4.5 4.2 4.4 4.5 5.2 5.0 4.8 4.2
2010 3.5 3.0 3.4 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.7
2009 3.0 3.2 2.9 2.3 2.2 1.8 1.8 1.6 1.1 1.5 1.9 2.9
2008 2.2 2.5 2.5 3.0 3.3 3.8 4.4 4.7 5.2 4.5 4.1 3.1
2007 2.7 2.8 3.1 2.8 2.5 2.4 1.9 1.8 1.8 2.1 2.1 2.1
2006 1.9 2.0 1.8 2.0 2.2 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.4 2.4 2.7 3.0
2005 1.6 1.7 1.9 1.9 1.9 2.0 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.3 2.1 1.9
2004 1.4 1.3 1.1 1.1 1.5 1.6 1.4 1.3 1.1 1.2 1.5 1.7
2003 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3
2002 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.4 0.8 0.6 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.4 1.5 1.7
2001 0.9 0.8 0.9 1.2 1.7 1.7 1.4 1.8 1.3 1.2 0.8 1.1
2000 0.8 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.9 0.6 1.0 1.0 1.1 0.8
1999 1.6 1.4 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.2 1.1
1998 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 2.0 1.7 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.6
1997 2.1 1.9 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.7 2.0 2.0 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.7
1996 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.4 2.4 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.5 2.6 2.3
1995 2.4 2.4 2.6 2.3 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6 3.0 2.9 2.8 3.0
1994 2.7 2.5 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.7 1.9 1.5 1.5 1.8 2.0
1993 2.2 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.4 2.6 2.9 3.0 2.6 2.3 2.4
1992 7.0 6.9 7.1 4.7 4.3 3.8 3.6 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.6 2.6
1991 7.1 7.0 6.9 8.5 8.2 8.4 8.3 7.7 7.1 6.8 7.1 7.2
1990 5.7 5.9 6.0 6.4 6.8 6.9 6.8 7.7 8.1 8.1 7.8 7.6
1989 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.3 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.0 5.2 5.5 5.5 5.5

% increase based on the consumer price index – source: National Statistics website

Retail Price Index

From 1986 to date

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2018 276.0 278.1 278.3 279.7 280.7              
2017 265.5 268.4 269.3 270.6 271.7 272.3 272.9 274.7 275.1 275.3 275.8 278.1
2016 258.8 260.0 261.1 261.4 262.1 263.1 263.4 264.4 264.9 264.8 265.5 267.1
2015 255.4 256.7 257.1 258.0 258.5 258.9 258.6 259.8 259.6 259.6 259.8 260.6
2014 252.6 254.2 254.8 255.7 255.9 256.3 256.0 257.0 257.6 257.7 257.1 257.5
2013 245.8 247.6 248.7 249.5 250.0 249.7 249.7 251.0 251.9 251.9 252.1 253.4
2012 238.0 239.9 240.8 242.5 242.4 241.8 242.1 243.0 244.2 245.6 245.6 246.8
2011 229.0 231.3 232.5 234.4 235.2 235.2 234.7 236.1 237.9 238.0 238.5 239.4
2010 217.9 219.2 220.7 222.8 223.6 224.1 223.6 224.5 225.3 225.8 226.8 228.4
2009 210.1 211.4 211.3 211.5 212.8 213.4 213.4 214.4 215.3 216.0 216.6 218.0
2008 209.8 211.4 212.1 214.0 215.1 216.8 216.5 217.2 218.4 217.7 216.0 212.9
2007 201.6 203.1 204.4 205.4 206.2 207.3 206.1 207.3 208.0 208.9 209.7 210.9
2006 193.4 194.2 195.0 196.5 197.7 198.5 198.5 199.2 200.1 200.4 201.1 202.7
2005 188.9 189.6 190.5 191.6 192.0 192.2 192.2 192.6 193.1 193.3 193.6 194.1
2004 183.1 183.8 184.6 185.7 186.5 186.8 186.8 187.4 188.1 188.6 189.0 189.9
2003 178.4 179.3 179.9 181.2 181.5 181.3 181.3 181.6 182.5 182.6 182.7 183.5
2002 173.3 173.8 174.5 175.7 176.2 176.2 175.9 176.4 177.6 177.9 178.2 178.5
2001 171.1 172.0 172.2 173.1 174.2 174.4 173.3 174.0 174.6 174.3 173.6 173.4
2000 166.6 167.5 168.4 170.1 170.7 171.1 170.5 170.5 171.7 171.6 172.1 172.2
1999 163.4 163.7 164.1 165.2 165.6 165.6 165.1 165.5 166.2 166.5 166.7 167.3
1998 159.5 160.3 160.8 162.6 163.5 163.4 163.0 163.7 164.4 164.5 164.4 164.4
1997 154.4 155.0 155.4 156.3 156.9 157.5 157.5 158.5 159.3 159.5 159.6 160.0
1996 150.2 150.9 151.5 152.6 152.9 153.0 152.4 153.1 153.8 153.8 153.9 154.4
1995 146.0 146.9 147.5 149.9 149.6 149.8 149.1 149.9 150.6 149.8 149.8 150.7
1994 141.3 142.1 142.5 144.2 144.7 144.7 144.0 144.7 145.0 145.2 145.3 146.0
1993 137.9 138.8 139.3 140.6 141.1 141.0 140.7 141.3 141.9 141.8 141.6 141.9
1992 135.6 136.3 136.7 138.8 139.3 139.3 138.8 138.9 139.4 139.9 139.7 139.2
1991 130.2 130.9 131.4 133.1 133.5 134.1 133.8 134.1 134.6 135.1 135.6 135.7
1990 119.5 120.2 121.4 125.1 126.2 126.7 126.8 128.1 129.3 130.3 130.0 129.9
1989 111.0 111.8 112.3 114.3 115.0 115.4 115.5 115.8 116.6 117.5 118.5 118.8
1988 103.3 103.7 104.1 105.8 106.2 106.6 106.7 107.9 108.4 109.5 110.0 110.3
1987 100.0 100.4 100.6 101.8 101.9 101.9 101.8 102.1 102.4 102.9 103.4 103.3
1986 96.2 96.6 96.7 97.7 97.8 97.8 97.5 97.8 98.3 98.5 99.3 99.6
1985 91.2 91.9 92.8 94.8 95.2 95.4 95.2 95.5 95.4 95.6 95.9 96.1
1984 86.8 87.2 87.5 88.6 89.0 89.2 89.1 89.9 90.1 90.7 91.0 90.9
1983 82.6 83.0 83.1 84.3 84.6 84.8 85.3 85.7 86.1 86.4 86.7 86.9
1982 78.7 78.8 79.4 81.0 81.6 81.9 81.9 81.9 81.9 82.3 82.7 82.5

Jan 1987 = 100 – source: National Statistics website