According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for gardening and lawncare services were 20.88% higher in 2018 versus 2012 (a $4.18 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2018: Gardening and lawncare services experienced an average inflation rate of 3.21% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, gardening and lawncare services costing $20 in the year 2012 would cost $24.18 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.50% during this same period, inflation for gardening and lawncare services was higher.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 1.76%, which is below the average yearly change for gardening and lawncare services during the 2012-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for gardening and lawncare services was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Gardening and lawncare services:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Gardening and lawncare services, over time, for $20 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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