According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for care of invalids and elderly at home are 8.26% higher in 2023 versus 2021 (a $826.22 difference in value).
Between 2021 and 2023: Elderly care experienced an average inflation rate of 4.05% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, elderly care costing $10,000 in the year 2021 would cost $10,826.22 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 5.45% during this same period, inflation for elderly care was lower.
In the year 2021: Pricing changed by 7.31%, which is significantly above the average yearly change for elderly care during the 2021-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2021 (4.70%), inflation for elderly care was higher.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Elderly care, over time, for $10,000 beginning in 2021. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
|Year||USD Value||Inflation Rate|
* 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: