According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other services were 9.29% higher in 2018 versus 2012 (a $1.86 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2018: Other services experienced an average inflation rate of 1.49% per year. In other words, other services costing $20 in the year 2012 would cost $21.86 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.50% during this same period, inflation for other services was lower.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 2.50%, which is above the average yearly change for other services during the 2012-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for other services was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Other services:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other 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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