Textile Services Cost Index FYQ2 2019

Textile Services Cost Index (TSCI) FYQ1 index constitutes data for July, August, September months as per the latest release of quarterly energy prices by BEIS (Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy).The TSCI is put together from a variety of reliable sources as detailed below. This index was previously known as Laundry Cost Index (LCI).


Annual Increase from 2018 FYQ2 to 2019 FYQ2

Cost Centre Increase Weighting Total
Labour 4.85% 40% 1.94%
Textiles 3.60% 15% 0.54%
Energy -1.78% 10% -0.18%
Diesel -2.33% 4% -0.10%
Other Transport 1.75% 8% 0.14%
Other 2.64% 23% 0.61%
TOTAL   100% 2.95%

Cumulative Increase from 2016 FYQ2 to 2019 FYQ2

Cost Centre Increase Weighting Total
Labour 14.03% 40% 5.61%
Textiles 6.40% 15% 0.96%
Energy 21.21% 10% 2.12%
Diesel 16.00% 4% 0.67%
Other Transport 7.09% 8% 0.55%
Other 10.12% 23% 2.33%
TOTAL   100% 12.24%


Download the full report here:

The Full Report Annual Increase
TSCI (LCI)_Q1_2019 (Apr, May, Jun 19).pdf 4.00%
TSCI (LCI)_Q4_2018 (Jan,Feb, Mar 19).pdf 4.92%
TSCI (LCI)_Q3_2018 (Oct, Nov, Dec 18).pdf 5.54%
TSCI (LCI)_Q2_2018 (Jul, Aug, Sep 18).pdf 4.94%
TSCI (LCI)_Q1_2018 (Apr, May, Jun 18).pdf 4.13%


For the purpose of all calculations, the latest available quarterly or monthly numbers have been applied.

Labour: UK Government


Textiles: Office for National Statistics (Textile costs)


Energy and Diesel: Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy


Gas and Electricity: Table 3.3.2 current CCL” - Gas is weighted 75% and Electricity 25%

Diesel: Table 4.1.1

Other Transport: Office for National Statistics


Other costs: Office for National Statistics



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