According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for gardening and lawncare services were 7.64% higher in 2018 versus 2017 (a $1.53 difference in value).
Between 2017 and 2018: Gardening and lawncare services experienced an average inflation rate of 7.64% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, gardening and lawncare services costing $20 in the year 2017 would cost $21.53 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.44% during this same period, inflation for gardening and lawncare services was significantly higher.
In the year 2017: Pricing changed by 2.65%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for gardening and lawncare services during the 2017-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2017 (2.13%), inflation for gardening and lawncare services was 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 2017. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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