According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for education and communication were 4.04% higher in 2018 versus 2011 (a $14.16 difference in value).
Between 2011 and 2018: Education and communication experienced an average inflation rate of 0.57% per year. In other words, education and communication costing $350 in the year 2011 would cost $364.16 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.58% during this same period, inflation for education and communication was lower.
In the year 2011: Pricing changed by 1.19%, which is above the average yearly change for education and communication during the 2011-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2011 (3.16%), inflation for education and communication was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Education and communication:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Education and communication, over time, for $350 beginning in 2011. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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