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  Time
Period
Economic
Measure
Annual
Change
CPIH Dec 21 0.5% +4.8%
RPI Dec 21   +7.5%
Unemployment
% adult workforce
Nov 21 4.1%  
UK GDP
% change year
Q4 21 +6.5%  
Public Debt
% of GDP
Aug 21 96.0% Info
Public Borrowing
year to date
Dec 21 £146.8bn Info
  Info from the Office for National Statistics.

 
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