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The downturn in facts and figures



THE TIGHTENING SQUEEZE
Rises in petrol and food costs and fall in house values in past year

Figures show change in prices June 2007 to June 2008 for petrol and food, July 2007 to July 2008 for housing


THE FUEL SQUEEZE
Petrol prices over past 10 years and past year

THE FOOD SQUEEZE
Food prices over past 10 years and past year

Picture showing how cost of key food items has increased

THE PROPERTY SQUEEZE
House prices over past 10 years and past year

INFLATION AND JOBLESS ON THE UP
Inflation over past 10 years and past year

Government inflation target up to Dec 2003 was RPIX 2.5%, since then CPI 2%


Unemployment rate, three monthly change

Graph showing UK unemployment rate, three-monthly change

SPENDING MONEY SLOWDOWN
Annual growth in disposable income, 2002-2007

Changes in real income of rich and poor



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