According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for gardening and lawncare services were 11.75% higher in 2018 versus 2015 (a $2.35 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2018: Gardening and lawncare services experienced an average inflation rate of 3.77% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, gardening and lawncare services costing $20 in the year 2015 would cost $22.35 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.87% during this same period, inflation for gardening and lawncare services was higher.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by 3.64%, which is below the average yearly change for gardening and lawncare services during the 2015-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation for gardening and lawncare services was much higher.
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 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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