According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for household energy were 2.18% higher in 2020 versus 2013 (a $0.44 difference in value).
Between 2013 and 2020: Household energy experienced an average inflation rate of 0.31% per year. In other words, household energy costing $20 in the year 2013 would cost $20.44 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.47% during this same period, inflation for household energy was lower.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by 2.39%, which is above the average yearly change for household energy during the 2013-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), inflation for household energy was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Household energy:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Household energy, over time, for $20 beginning in 2013. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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