According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for household paper products were 9.36% higher in 2020 versus 2017 (a $1.87 difference in value).
Between 2017 and 2020: Household paper products experienced an average inflation rate of 3.03% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, household paper products costing $20 in the year 2017 would cost $21.87 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.73% during this same period, inflation for household paper products was higher.
In the year 2017: Pricing changed by -0.28%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for household paper products during the 2017-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2017 (2.13%), inflation for household paper products was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Household paper products:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Household paper 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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