Garbage and trash collection priced at $20 in 2000 $38.72 in 2021

Garbage And Trash Collection Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Garbage And Trash Collection, 2000-2021 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for garbage and trash collection were 93.59% higher in 2021 versus 2000 (a $18.72 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2021: Garbage and trash collection experienced an average inflation rate of 3.20% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, garbage and trash collection costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $38.72 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.18% during this same period, inflation for garbage and trash collection was higher.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 2.30%, which is below the average yearly change for garbage and trash collection during the 2000-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for garbage and trash collection was lower.

Price Inflation for Garbage and trash collection since 1983

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1991 (10.50%), 1990 (10.01%), and 1987 (9.77%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2000

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

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2000$20.002.30%
2001$20.422.12%
2002$20.982.70%
2003$21.643.15%
2004$22.483.90%
2005$23.273.52%
2006$24.475.15%
2007$25.624.68%
2008$27.035.54%
2009$27.903.21%
2010$28.492.12%
2011$29.292.79%
2012$30.002.43%
2013$30.852.84%
2014$31.562.31%
2015$32.021.46%
2016$32.571.71%
2017$33.292.20%
2018$34.613.96%
2019$35.723.22%
2020$36.973.49%
2021$38.724.74%
2022$40.725.17%*

* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.


Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Garbage and trash collection:

Year1983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.000103.238109.908118.677130.269142.538155.608171.185189.154207.285220.531231.400241.223245.985250.500256.715263.762269.815275.538282.985291.900303.292313.962330.131345.566364.695376.402384.369395.091404.704416.183425.796432.030439.427449.089466.861481.902498.705522.329549.334

Adjust garbage and trash collection prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2021 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 USD value = 2021 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Garbage and trash collection was 269.815 in the year 2000 and 522.329 in 2021:

522.329 / 269.815 * $20 = $38.72

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $38.72 in 2021 (in the CPI category of Garbage and trash collection).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Garbage and trash collection in 1983. In addition to garbage and trash collection, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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