According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for household cleaning products were 7.78% higher in 2021 versus 2017 (a $1.56 difference in value).
Between 2017 and 2021: Household cleaning products experienced an average inflation rate of 1.89% per year. In other words, household cleaning products costing $20 in the year 2017 would cost $21.56 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.79% during this same period, inflation for household cleaning products was higher.
In the year 2017: Pricing changed by -0.96%, which is below the average yearly change for household cleaning products during the 2017-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2017 (2.13%), inflation for household cleaning products was much 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 2017. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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