UK CPI inflation rate rises to 5.2% in September
The UK's inflation rate rose in September, with the Consumer Prices Index measure reaching 5.2%, up from 4.5% in August.
An increase in energy costs was behind a large proportion of the rise in the inflation rate, analysts said.
Philip Gooding, a senior statistician from the office for National Statistics, explains the figures.
18 Oct 2011
- From the section Business