June 2012 CPI of Lodging Away from Home 17.6% Higher than December 2011

by

The cost of lodging away from home increased 17.6% between December 2011 and June 2012. This is a massive spread between the yearly peak and trough of the lodging price index. By looking at the six month change, the swings of seasonality are clear. It also becomes clear that the seasonal swing is increasing massively over time. The peak difference in June 2012 is 1.7% higher than June 2011, 3.1% higher than June 2010, and 6.3% over June 2002.

In other words, lodging costs 17.6% more in June than in December. With differences that large, maybe it’s time to plan a December trip?

–From Data at the St. Louis Federal Reserve. Chart created at Data360. Each data point in graph shows CPI of Lodging Away from Home minus CPI of Lodging Away from Home six months prior and converted to percent change.

Advertisements

Tags: ,

One Response to “June 2012 CPI of Lodging Away from Home 17.6% Higher than December 2011”

  1. celebs without makeup Says:

    Hi, I do think your website might be having browser compatibility problems.
    Whenever I look at your web site in Safari, it looks fine however, if opening in I.
    E., it has some overlapping issues. I merely wanted
    to provide you with a quick heads up! Besides that,
    wonderful blog!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: