According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for housekeeping supplies were 34.94% higher in 2020 versus 2017 (a $6.99 difference in value).
Between 2017 and 2020: Housekeeping supplies experienced an average inflation rate of 10.50% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, housekeeping supplies costing $20 in the year 2017 would cost $26.99 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.73% during this same period, inflation for housekeeping supplies was significantly higher.
In the year 2017: Pricing changed by 0%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for housekeeping supplies during the 2017-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2017 (2.13%), 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 2017. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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