According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for domestic services were 35.46% higher in 2018 versus 2003.
Between 2003 and 2018: Domestic services experienced an average inflation rate of 2.04% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, domestic services costing $20 in the year 2003 would cost $27.09 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.05% during this same period, inflation for domestic services was lower.
In the year 2003: Pricing changed by 2.52%, above the average yearly change for domestic services during the 2003-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2003 (2.27%), price inflation for domestic services was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Domestic services: