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Sugar compared to UK housing

In 1983 you could buy the 'average' UK home for the equivalent of 210,502.33 pounds of Sugar. By 2014 the amount of Sugar required to buy the 'average' residential property in the United Kingdom increased to 1,193,972.66 pounds.

Sugar

+13%
  • Over the past 31 years
  • Compound Annual Growth: 0.39%
  • Greatest yearly performance: 36.86%
  • Poorest yearly performance: -37.75%
  • Source: International Monetary Fund
  • Description: Sugar, U.S. import price, contract no.14 nearest futures position, US cents per pound (Footnote: No. 14 revised to No. 16)

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