The UK's headline inflation rate has fallen to its lowest level in four years after edging down to 2.1% in November.
The latest consumer prices index (CPI) inflation rate fell from 2.2% the previous month, leaving it at its lowest level since November 2009, when CPI was 1.9%.
The largest downward falls came from food and utility prices, partially offset by upwards contributions from the transport and recreation & culture sectors.
The fall was in-line with analysts expectations that the rate would hold above 2% this month, and follows a sharp fall in October.
Last month CPI inflation fell from 2.7% to 2.2%, the Office for National Statistics said, driven by falls in motor fuel and tuition fees.
That represented the joint lowest level since November 2009, matched only by last September's 2.2% figure.
November's RPI inflation rate, meanwhile, stayed constant at 2.6%.
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