According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for parking fees and tolls were 12.80% higher in 2018 versus 2013 (a $0.64 difference in value).
Between 2013 and 2018: Parking and tolls experienced an average inflation rate of 2.44% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, parking and tolls costing $5 in the year 2013 would cost $5.64 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.49% during this same period, inflation for parking and tolls was higher.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by 3.53%, which is above the average yearly change for parking and tolls during the 2013-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), inflation for parking and tolls was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Parking fees and tolls:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Parking and tolls, over time, for $5 beginning in 2013. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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