Other services priced at $20 in 2000 $31.02 in 2019

Historical Price Inflation for Other services

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Prices for Other Services, 2000-2019 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other services were 55.10% higher in 2019 versus 2000 (a $11.02 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2019: Other services experienced an average inflation rate of 2.34% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, other services costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $31.02 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.03% during this same period, inflation for other services was higher.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 3.03%, which is above the average yearly change for other services during the 2000-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for other services was lower.

Price Inflation for Other services since 1967

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1980 (9.50%), 1981 (9.35%), and 1982 (8.65%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Other services:

Year 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
CPI 35.983 38.058 39.942 42.200 44.375 45.617 47.675 51.300 55.050 58.383 62.042 66.517 71.942 78.775 86.142 93.592 100.133 106.650 113.183 119.550 125.683 132.608 140.925 150.167 159.792 168.483 176.983 185.425 193.267 201.342 209.558 216.900 223.100 229.858 238.025 246.392 254.400 261.217 268.342 277.500 285.553 295.776 303.997 309.612 314.439 322.330 328.755 334.386 339.391 346.031 347.775 352.725 356.509

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other services, over time, for $20 beginning in 2000. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2000 $20.00 3.03%
2001 $20.71 3.55%
2002 $21.44 3.52%
2003 $22.14 3.25%
2004 $22.73 2.68%
2005 $23.35 2.73%
2006 $24.15 3.41%
2007 $24.85 2.90%
2008 $25.74 3.58%
2009 $26.45 2.78%
2010 $26.94 1.85%
2011 $27.36 1.56%
2012 $28.05 2.51%
2013 $28.61 1.99%
2014 $29.09 1.71%
2015 $29.53 1.50%
2016 $30.11 1.96%
2017 $30.26 0.50%
2018 $30.69 1.42%
2019 $31.02 1.07%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for other services, 2000-2019

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2019 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 USD value = 2019 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other services was 229.858 in the year 2000 and 356.509 in 2019:

356.509 / 229.858 * $20 = $31.02

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $31.02 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Other services).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Other services in 1967. In addition to other services, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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