According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for intracity mass transit were 3.07% lower in 2021 versus 2018 (a $0.61 difference in value).
Between 2018 and 2021: Intracity mass transit experienced an average inflation rate of -1.03% per year. In other words, intracity mass transit costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $19.39 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.97% during this same period, inflation for intracity mass transit was significantly lower.
In the year 2018: Pricing changed by 2.80%, which is significantly above the average yearly change for intracity mass transit during the 2018-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2018 (2.44%), inflation for intracity mass transit was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Intracity mass transit:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Intracity mass transit, over time, for $20 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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