£1 in 1991 is equivalent in purchasing power to about £1.04 in 1992. The pound had an average inflation rate of 3.74% per year between 1991 and 1992, producing a cumulative price increase of 3.74%. Purchasing power decreased by 3.74% in 1992 compared to 1991. On average, you would have to spend 3.74% more money in 1992 than in 1991 for the same item.

This means that prices in 1992 are 1.04 times as high as average prices since 1991, according to the Office for National Statistics composite price index.

The inflation rate in 1991 was 5.87%. The inflation rate in 1992 was 3.74%. The 1992 inflation rate is higher compared to the average inflation rate of 3.02% per year between 1992 and 2024.

Inflation rate is calculated by change in the composite price index (CPI). The CPI in 1992 was 546.40. It was 526.70 in the previous year, 1991. The difference in CPI between the years is used by the Office for National Statistics to officially determine inflation.

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Average inflation rate | 3.74% |

Converted amount £1 base | £1.04 |

Price difference £1 base | £0.04 |

CPI in 1991 | 526.700 |

CPI in 1992 | 546.400 |

Inflation in 1991 | 5.87% |

Inflation in 1992 | 3.74% |

£1 in 1991 | £1.04 in 1992 |

Our calculations use the following inflation rate formula to calculate the change in value between 1991 and 1992:

CPI in 1992 CPI in 1991

×

1991 GBP value

=

1992 GBP value

Then plug in historical CPI values. The U.K. CPI was 526.7 in the year 1991 and 546.4 in 1992:

546.4526.7

×

£1

=

£1 in 1991 has the same "purchasing power" or "buying power" as £1.04 in 1992.

To get the total inflation rate for the 1 years between 1991 and 1992, we use the following formula:

CPI in 1992 - CPI in 1991CPI in 1991

×

100

=

Plugging in the values to this equation, we get:

546.4 - 526.7526.7

×

100

=

Raw data for these calculations comes from the composite price index published by the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS). A composite index is created by combining price data from several different published sources, both official and unofficial. The Consumer Price Index, normally used to compute inflation, has only been tracked since 1988. All inflation calculations after 1988 use the Office for National Statistics' Consumer Price Index, except for the current year, which is based on The Bank of England's forecast.

You may use the following MLA citation for this page: “Inflation Rate in 1992 | UK Inflation Calculator.” Official Inflation Data, Alioth Finance, 18 Apr. 2024, https://www.officialdata.org/UK-inflation-rate-in-1992.

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in2013dollars.com is a reference website maintained by the Official Data Foundation.

Average inflation rate | 3.74% |

Converted amount £1 base | £1.04 |

Price difference £1 base | £0.04 |

CPI in 1991 | 526.700 |

CPI in 1992 | 546.400 |

Inflation in 1991 | 5.87% |

Inflation in 1992 | 3.74% |

£1 in 1991 | £1.04 in 1992 |