Garbage and trash collection priced at $20 in 2022 $21.46 in 2023

Garbage And Trash Collection Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Garbage And Trash Collection, 2022-2023 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for garbage and trash collection were 7.28% higher in 2023 versus 2022 (a $1.46 difference in value).

Between 2022 and 2023: Garbage and trash collection experienced an average inflation rate of 7.28% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, garbage and trash collection costing $20 in the year 2022 would cost $21.46 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 4.12% during this same period, inflation for garbage and trash collection was significantly higher.

In the year 2022: Pricing changed by 5.17%, which is below the average yearly change for garbage and trash collection during the 2022-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2022 (8%), 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 2022

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Garbage and trash collection, over time, for $20 beginning in 2022. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2022$20.005.17%
2023$21.467.28%
2024$22.193.44%*

* 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:

Year198319841985198619871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018201920202021202220232024
CPI100.000103.238109.908118.677130.269142.538155.608171.185189.154207.285220.531231.400241.223245.985250.500256.715263.762269.815275.538282.985291.900303.292313.962330.131345.566364.695376.402384.369395.091404.704416.183425.796432.030439.427449.089466.861481.902498.705522.329549.334589.344609.590

Adjust garbage and trash collection prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2023 / CPI in 2022 * 2022 USD value = 2023 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Garbage and trash collection was 549.334 in the year 2022 and 589.344 in 2023:

589.344 / 549.334 * $20 = $21.46

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2022 has the same "purchasing power" as $21.46 in 2023 (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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