According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for domestic services were 56.70% higher in 2018 versus 1999.
Between 1999 and 2018: Domestic services experienced an average inflation rate of 2.39% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, domestic services costing $20 in the year 1999 would cost $31.34 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.14% during this same period, inflation for domestic services was similar.
In the year 1999: Pricing changed by 3.12%, above the average yearly change for domestic services during the 1999-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 1999 (2.19%), price inflation for domestic services was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Domestic services: