According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for parking fees and tolls were 4.29% higher in 2018 versus 2016 (a $0.21 difference in value).
Between 2016 and 2018: Parking and tolls experienced an average inflation rate of 2.12% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, parking and tolls costing $5 in the year 2016 would cost $5.21 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.18% during this same period, inflation for parking and tolls was lower.
In the year 2016: Pricing changed by 2.80%, which is above the average yearly change for parking and tolls during the 2016-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2016 (1.26%), 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 2016. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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