Financial and Monetary Systems

What is inflation and how does it affect consumers?

Woman looking stressed in a supermarket. Inflation is the term used to describe the rate at which prices increase.

Inflation is the term used to describe the rate at which prices increase. Image: Unsplash/Viki Mohamad

Emma Charlton
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High inflation rates around the world. Image: IMF

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Example calculation of inflation. Image: European Central Bank

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Chart showing inflation rates across the large economies.
High inflation rates across the large economies. Image: UK Parliament

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