A growth in prices for clothing, food and furniture pressed up uk rising prices slightly in october although it continues to be at a historically low level, according to formal numbers.

Data through the office for national statistics introduced on wednesday revealed consumer rates rose 0.7 per cent year on year in october, up from a 0.5 percent boost the past thirty days.

The rise was driven largely by clothing and footwear costs which rose 2.8 % compared with 0.9 per cent the earlier 12 months along with meals and fixtures. prices fell, but for vacation sales and in some transportation areas such advisor fares.

Inflation has been on a downward trend for previous couple of years and dropped at a nevertheless faster price during the coronavirus lockdown. in august, it reached a four-year reduced thanks simply towards governments consume off to help you system, which provided half-price meals at restaurants, after that rose once more.

Restaurants and accommodations final month carried on to place downward force on inflation considering a temporary reduction in vat.