Calculate your inflation rate

Monthly inflation figures show how much prices have risen for an average person - but what if your spending patterns are different?

The average rate of inflation in June was 1.9%, but this calculator - developed with Warwick University - will work out how much prices have been going up for households like yours.

To find your household's rate of inflation, fill in the boxes below:

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Consider the person in your household with the highest income:

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Your household:

In the last year, things that households like yours buy have gone up:

3.9%

National average is 1.9%

In other words, on average you need to spend £103.80 now to buy things you bought 12 months ago for £100

Households like yours spend more than average on:

Miscellaneous

Households like yours spend less than average on:

Furniture

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