Inflation Rate and Consumer Price Index
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United Kingdom inflation rate

UK inflation summary for May 2022

Updated: June 22, 2022
Next update: July 20, 2022

Current UK inflation rate

May 2022
9.0%
The Consumer Price Index for United Kingdom is 120.8 for the month of May 2022. The inflation rate year over year is 9.0% (compared to 9.0% for the previous month). Inflation from April 2022 to May 2022 was 0.7%.

Previous UK Inflation Rate

April 2022 to May 2022
0.7%

Month-to-Month UK Inflation Rate

April 2022
9.0%

Recent inflation rates for UK

YearjanfebmaraprmayjunjulaugsepoctnovdecAnnual
20225.4%6.1%7.0%9.0%9.0%
20210.7%0.5%0.7%1.5%2.1%2.5%2.0%3.2%3.0%4.1%5.1%5.4%2.6%
20201.8%1.7%1.5%0.8%0.6%0.6%1.1%0.2%0.6%0.7%0.4%0.6%0.9%
20191.8%1.8%1.9%2.1%2.0%2.0%2.0%1.8%1.8%1.5%1.4%1.3%1.8%
20183.0%2.7%2.4%2.4%2.4%2.4%2.5%2.6%2.4%2.4%2.3%2.1%2.5%
All inflation rates are calculated using the UK Consumer Price Index (CPI) series.