Bank of England Base Rate History
 
Year Month Base Rate % Change
2011 - 0.5000 No change
2010 - 0.5000 No change
  05 Mar 0.5000 -0.5000
  05 Feb 1.0000 -0.5000
2009 08 Jan 1.5000 -0.5000
  04 Dec 2.0000 -1.0000
  06 Nov 3.0000 -1.5000
  08 Oct 4.5000 -0.5000
  10 Apr 5.0000 -0.2500
2008 07 Feb 5.2500 -0.2500
  06 Dec 5.5000 -0.2500
  05 July 5.7500 +0.2500
  10 May 5.5000 +0.2500
2007 11 Jan 5.2500 +0.5000
  09 Nov 5.0000 +0.2500
2006 03 Aug 4.7500 +0.2500
2005 04 Aug 4.5000 -0.2500
  05 Aug 4.7500 +0.2500
  10 Jun 4.5000 +0.2500
  06 May 4.2500 +0.2500
2004 05 Feb 4.0000 +0.2500
  06 Nov 3.7500 +0.2500
  10 July 3.5000 -0.2500
2003 06 Feb 3.7500 -0.2500
  08 Nov 4.0000 -0.5000
  04 Oct 4.5000 -0.2500
  18 Sep 4.7500 -0.2500
  02 Aug 5.0000 -0.2500
  10 May 5.2500 -0.2500
  05 Apr 5.5000 -0.2500
2001 08 Feb 5.7500 -0.2500
  10 Feb 6.0000 +0.2500
2000 13 Jan 5.7500 +0.2500
  04 Nov 5.5000 +0.2500
  08 Sep 5.2500 +0.2500
  10 Jun 5.0000 -0.2500
  08 Apr 5.2500 -0.2500
  04 Feb 5.5000 -0.5000
1999 07 Jan 6.0000 -0.2500
  10 Dec 6.2500 -0.5000
  05 Nov 6.7500 -0.5000
  08 Oct 7.2500 -0.2500
1998 04 Jun 7.5000 +0.2500
  06 Nov 7.2500 +0.2500
  07 Aug 7.0000 +0.2500
  10 July 6.7500 +0.2500
  06 Jun 6.5000 +0.2500
1997 06 May 6.2500 +0.2825
  30 Oct 5.9375 +0.2500
  06 Jun 5.6875 -0.2500
  08 Mar 5.9375 -0.1875
1996 18 Jan 6.1250 -0.2500
  13 Dec 6.3750 -0.2500
1995 02 Feb 6.6250 +0.5000
  07 Dec 6.1250 +0.5000
  12 Sep 5.6250 +0.5000
1994 08 Feb 5.1250 -0.2500
  23 Nov 5.3750 -0.5000
1993 26 Jan 5.8750 -1.0000
  13 Nov 6.8750 -1.0000
  16 Oct 7.8750 -1.0000
  22 Sep 8.8750 -1.0000
1992 05 May 9.8750 -0.5000
  04 Sep 10.3750 -0.5000
  12 July 10.8750 -0.5000
  24 May 11.3750 -0.5000
  12 Apr 11.8750 -0.5000
  22 Mar 12.3750 -0.5000
  27 Feb 12.8750 -0.5000
1991 13 Feb 13.3750 -0.5000
1990 08 Oct 13.8750 -1.0000
  06 Oct 14.8750 +1.1250
  08 Sep 13.7500 -0.1250
  04 Sep 13.8750 +0.0312
  31 Aug 13.8438 +0.0938
1989 25 May 13.7500 +0.8750
  25 Nov 12.8750 +1.0000
  25 Aug 11.8750 +1.0000
  08 Aug 10.8750 +0.5000
  21 Jul 10.3750 +0.5000
  07 Jul 9.8750 +1.0000
  24 Jun 8.8750 +0.5000
  10 Jun 8.3750 +0.5000
  03 Jun 7.8750 +0.5000
  17 May 7.3750 -0.5000
  08 Apr 7.8750 -0.5000
  17 Mar 8.3750 -0.5000
1988 01 Feb 8.8750 +0.5000
  03 Dec 8.3750 -0.5000
  04 Nov 8.8750 -0.5000
  23 Oct 9.3750 -0.5000
  06 Aug 9.8750 +1.0000
  08 May 8.8750 -0.5000
  28 Apr 9.3750 -0.5000
  18 Mar 9.8750 -0.5000
1987 09 Mar 10.3750 -0.5000
  15 Oct 10.8750 +1.000
  23 May 9.8750 -0.5000
  18 Apr 10.3750 -0.5000
  11 Apr 10.8750 -0.5000
  19 Mar 11.3750 -1.0000
1986 15 Jan 12.3750 +1.0000
  26 Jul 11.3750 -0.5000
  11 July 11.8750 -0.5000
  19 Apr 12.3750 -0.5000
  28 Mar 12.8750 -0.5000
  20 Mar 13.3750 -0.5000
  28 Jan 13.8750 -2.0000
1985 14 Jan 11.8750 -
 


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