Household cleaning products priced at $20 in 2012 $22.32 in 2022

Household Cleaning Products Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Household Cleaning Products, 2012-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for household cleaning products are 11.60% higher in 2022 versus 2012 (a $2.32 difference in value).

Between 2012 and 2022: Household cleaning products experienced an average inflation rate of 1.10% per year. In other words, household cleaning products costing $20 in the year 2012 would cost $22.32 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.30% during this same period, inflation for household cleaning products was lower.

In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 1.39%, which is above the average yearly change for household cleaning products during the 2012-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for household cleaning products was lower.

Price Inflation for Household cleaning products since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2022 (7.64%), 2009 (4.78%), and 2001 (3.72%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2012

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Household cleaning products, over time, for $20 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2012$20.001.39%
2013$19.72-1.38%
2014$19.35-1.88%
2015$19.33-0.10%
2016$19.410.38%
2017$19.22-0.96%
2018$19.290.38%
2019$19.631.73%
2020$20.233.05%
2021$20.732.50%
2022$22.327.64%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Household cleaning products:

Year19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.000100.715102.431105.138109.054109.938108.238106.985107.900111.554112.260115.904121.446120.572121.353123.042121.348119.064118.941119.392118.248118.702120.758124.444127.560137.309

Adjust household cleaning products prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2012 * 2012 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Household cleaning products was 123.042 in the year 2012 and 137.309 in 2022:

137.309 / 123.042 * $20 = $22.32

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2012 has the same "purchasing power" as $22.32 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Household cleaning products).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Household cleaning products in 1997. In addition to household cleaning products, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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