In Economics:

Related to the Consumer Price Index, the RPI is a measure of infaltion within the UK. Much like the CPI, the RPI calculates inflation monthy through taking sample prices on goods and services a common household is expected to buy, everything from food to petrol.

Broken down by Percent:

RPI WEIGHTS (%)

Food 13.6

Catering 4.9

Alcohol 8.0

Tobacco 3.4

Housing 18.6

Fuel & Light 4.1

Household Goods 7.2

Household Services 5.2

Clothes 5.6

Personal Goods 4.0

Motoring 12.8

Fares 2.0

Leisure Goods & Services 10.6

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