According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for delivery services were 18.67% higher in 2021 versus 2015 (a $3.73 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2021: Delivery services experienced an average inflation rate of 2.89% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, delivery services costing $20 in the year 2015 would cost $23.73 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.89% during this same period, inflation for delivery services was higher.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by -0.03%, which is below the average yearly change for delivery services during the 2015-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation for delivery services was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Delivery services:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Delivery services, over time, for $20 beginning in 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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