According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices in Phoenix, Arizona are 19.54% higher in 2021 versus 2015 (a $0.98 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2021: Phoenix experienced an average inflation rate of 3.02% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, $5 in Phoenix in the year 2015 would cost $5.98 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.26% during this same period, inflation in Phoenix was higher.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by 0.15%, which is below the average yearly change in Phoenix during the 2015-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation in Phoenix was higher.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power in Phoenix, over time, for $5 beginning in 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Phoenix, Arizona: