According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for housekeeping supplies were 32.71% higher in 2019 versus 2012 (a $6.54 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2019: Housekeeping supplies experienced an average inflation rate of 4.13% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, housekeeping supplies costing $20 in the year 2012 would cost $26.54 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.55% during this same period, inflation for housekeeping supplies was higher.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 0%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for housekeeping supplies during the 2012-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for housekeeping supplies was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Housekeeping supplies:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Housekeeping supplies, 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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