According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for care of invalids and elderly at home are 32.79% higher in 2023 versus 2012 (a $3,278.67 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2023: Elderly care experienced an average inflation rate of 2.61% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, elderly care costing $10,000 in the year 2012 would cost $13,278.67 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.59% during this same period, inflation for elderly care was higher.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 1.18%, which is below the average yearly change for elderly care during the 2012-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for elderly care was lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Elderly care, over time, for $10,000 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Care of invalids and elderly at home: