According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for legal services were 0.59% higher in 2021 versus 2020 (a $59.46 difference in value).
Between 2020 and 2021: Legal services experienced an average inflation rate of 0.59% per year. In other words, legal services costing $10,000 in the year 2020 would cost $10,059.46 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.55% during this same period, inflation for legal services was lower.
In the year 2020: Pricing changed by 1.09%, which is above the average yearly change for legal services during the 2020-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2020 (1.23%), inflation for legal services was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Legal services:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Legal services, over time, for $10000 beginning in 2020. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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