According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for financial services are 32.21% higher in 2023 versus 2015 (a $161.06 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2023: Financial services experienced an average inflation rate of 3.55% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, financial services costing $500 in the year 2015 would cost $661.06 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.17% during this same period, inflation for financial services was higher.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by 4.22%, which is above the average yearly change for financial services during the 2015-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation for financial services was much higher.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Financial services, over time, for $500 beginning in 2015. 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 Financial services: