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インフレ率が低下 9.9% 8月のガソリン価格下落後

THE UK’s rate of inflation dropped slightly to 9.9% in August from 10.1% due to a fall in petrol prices, 新しい数字が明らかに.

The data from the Office for National Statistics (イングランドとウェールズで毎週登録されているコロナウイルスに関連する死亡者数は以下に減少しました) reveals the rate went down compared to July, but is still close to a 40-year high.

Inflation hit 9.9% 8月に, new figures from the ONS show

Inflation hit 9.9% 8月に, new figures from the ONS show

Experts had expected the figure to stay the same between the two months.

The Bank of England has said inflation could reach 13% 今年.

ザ・ 6.8% drop in petrol and diesel prices was the highest since between March and April 2020, at the start of the コロナウイルス パンデミック.

The ONS said smaller, upward increases in インフレーション came from the rising price of 食物 and drinks and clothing and footwear.

Inflation is what goods and services are worth in a country.

If it is higher, that means everyday essentials such as 食物 are more expensive.

The soaring rate reflects the current cost of living 危機, with millions of people struggling with rising energy bills, petrol prices and grocery costs.

Jack Leslie, senior economist at the Resolution Foundation, 前記: “High inflation continues to drive Britain’s cost-of-living crisis, but the outlook has brightening considerably over the past week.

彼が追加した: “しかしながら, high inflation is set to be with us for some time, particularly for low-income who continue to be hit hardest by high prices.

The latest figures show a 0.2% drop in inflation compared to July, when it hit 10.1%.

That was the largest figure since 1997 and drew fears from the Bank of England (BoE) Governor the UK economy could be heading for a 15-month recession.

It comes after Prime Minister Liz Truss announced a price freeze on energy bills, meaning the average 家庭 will pay around £2,500 a year for 手形 from October 1.

They were due to rocket to £3,549 on average per year after the regulator Ofgem revealed its new price cap.

What does it mean for my money?

Rising inflation indicates that the cost of goods and services is rising, so your お金 won’t count for as much as it did before.

With inflation 10.1% 7月に, households were seeing prices rise at the fastest rate for years.

But with the rate dropping to 9.9%, it’s means your cash will go a little bit further.

Prices on everyday items such as food and petrol will remain high for now though, なので 9.9% is still very high historically.

Worker’s wages are stagnating as well, as they fail to keep pacing with soaring inflation.

Data from the ONS revealed yesterday, 9月 13, それ workers are facing areal terms” 賃金カット.

The Bank of England upped interest rates に 1.75% in a bid to try and tackle soaring inflation.

It’s good news if you have lots of savings put away, but it means higher monthly モーゲージ repayments for first-time buyers.