According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other personal services were 1.78% higher in 2019 versus 2018 (a $0.36 difference in value).
Between 2018 and 2019: Other personal services experienced an average inflation rate of 1.78% per year. In other words, other personal services costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $20.36 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.70% during this same period, inflation for other personal services was higher.
In the year 2018: Pricing changed by 3.32%, which is above the average yearly change for other personal services during the 2018-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2018 (2.44%), inflation for other personal services was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Other personal services:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other personal services, over time, for $20 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
|Year||USD Value||Inflation Rate|