According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for education and communication were 5.98% higher in 2021 versus 2012 (a $64,830,727.41 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2021: Education and communication experienced an average inflation rate of 0.65% per year. In other words, education and communication costing $1,084,939,099 in the year 2012 would cost $1,149,769,826.41 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.66% during this same period, inflation for education and communication was lower.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 1.81%, which is above the average yearly change for education and communication during the 2012-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), 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 $1084939099 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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