According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for indoor plants and flowers were 3.60% higher in 2020 versus 2012 (a $0.72 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2020: Indoor plants experienced an average inflation rate of 0.44% per year. In other words, indoor plants costing $20 in the year 2012 would cost $20.72 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.44% during this same period, inflation for indoor plants was lower.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by -0.40%, which is below the average yearly change for indoor plants during the 2012-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for indoor plants was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Indoor plants and flowers:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Indoor plants, 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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