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Cotton compared to UK housing

In 1983 you could buy the 'average' UK home for the equivalent of 62,172.57 pounds of Cotton. By 2014 the amount of Cotton required to buy the 'average' residential property in the United Kingdom increased to 434,943.4 pounds.

Cotton

-9%
  • Over the past 31 years
  • Compound Annual Growth: -0.29%
  • Greatest yearly performance: 122.42%
  • Poorest yearly performance: -47.25%
  • Source: International Monetary Fund
  • Description: Cotton, Cotton Outlook 'A Index', Middling 1-3/32 inch staple, CIF Liverpool, US cents per pound

UK Houses

+540%
  • Over the past 31 years
  • Compound Annual Growth: 6.17%
  • Greatest yearly performance: 34.63%
  • Poorest yearly performance: -17.17%
  • Source: Halifax