According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for moving, storage, freight expense were 43.23% higher in 2017 versus 2000.
Between 2000 and 2017: Moving expenses experienced an average inflation rate of 2.14% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, moving expenses costing $200 in the year 2000 would cost $286.47 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.10% during this same period, inflation for moving expenses was similar.
In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 3.91%, above the average yearly change for moving expenses during the 2000-2017 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), price inflation for moving expenses was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Moving, storage, freight expense: