19/05/2015

CPI Drops By 0.1%

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) dropped by 0.1% in the year to April 2015, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

This is compared to no change in the year to March 2015.

This is the first time the CPI has fallen over the year since official records began in 1996 and the first time since 1960 based on comparable historic estimates.

The largest downward contribution came from transport services.

(CD/JP)


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