According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for services less medical care services were 3.60% higher in 2021 versus 2019 (a $0.72 difference in value).
Between 2019 and 2021: Services less medical care services experienced an average inflation rate of 1.78% per year. In other words, services less medical care services costing $20 in the year 2019 would cost $20.72 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.05% during this same period, inflation for services less medical care services was lower.
In the year 2019: Pricing changed by 2.58%, which is above the average yearly change for services less medical care services during the 2019-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2019 (1.81%), inflation for services less medical care services was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Services less medical care services:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Services less medical care services, over time, for $20 beginning in 2019. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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