According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for domestic services were 11.49% higher in 2018 versus 2012.
Between 2012 and 2018: Domestic services experienced an average inflation rate of 1.83% per year. In other words, domestic services costing $20 in the year 2012 would cost $22.30 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.38% during this same period, inflation for domestic services was similar.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 1.38%, below the average yearly change for domestic services during the 2012-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), price inflation for domestic services was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Domestic services: