According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for household cleaning products were 1.06% lower in 2020 versus 2012 (a $0.21 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2020: Household cleaning products experienced an average inflation rate of -0.13% per year. In other words, household cleaning products costing $20 in the year 2012 would cost $19.79 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.44% 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 2012-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for household cleaning products was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Household cleaning products:
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:
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