The Office for National Statistics’ annual update of the inflation basket is designed to reflect modern spending habits, with this year seeing the addition of quiches, women’s exercise leggings and GoPro cameras at the expense of pork pies, nightclub lager and leg waxing sessions.
Different items are added and removed each year, but we can’t help but think that a specifically millennial inflation basket might look somewhat different to the UK’s as a whole.
It’s no secret that millennials spend our money differently to older generations, partly because we’re at a different life stage, but mainly because we’ve come of age at a very different time to our elders.
Here’s what the inflation basket would look like if it were just for millennials:
What we’re not generally spending our money on:
Oh, and we like exercise leggings just as much as older generations too.