According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for education and communication were 1.70% higher in 2020 versus 2014 (a $0.02 difference in value).
Between 2014 and 2020: Education and communication experienced an average inflation rate of 0.28% per year. In other words, education and communication costing $1 in the year 2014 would cost $1.02 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.45% during this same period, inflation for education and communication was lower.
In the year 2014: Pricing changed by 1.20%, which is above the average yearly change for education and communication during the 2014-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2014 (1.62%), 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 $1 beginning in 2014. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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