Other goods and services priced at $27 in 1967 $354.50 in 2020

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Prices for Other Goods And Services, 1967-2020 ($27)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other goods and services were 1,212.96% higher in 2020 versus 1967 (a $327.50 difference in value).

Between 1967 and 2020: Other goods and services experienced an average inflation rate of 4.98% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, other goods and services costing $27 in the year 1967 would cost $354.50 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.93% during this same period, inflation for other goods and services was higher.

Price Inflation for Other goods and services since 1967

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1983 (10.92%), 1982 (10.27%), and 1981 (9.86%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Other goods and services:

Year 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
CPI 35.067 36.892 38.717 40.967 42.908 44.700 46.450 49.783 53.942 57.033 60.383 64.333 69.025 75.308 82.733 91.233 101.200 108.033 114.667 121.592 128.458 137.017 147.683 158.983 171.600 183.242 192.883 198.508 206.858 215.392 224.808 237.742 258.242 271.092 282.633 293.242 298.742 304.733 313.342 321.733 333.323 345.374 368.583 381.289 387.230 394.405 401.002 408.097 414.898 423.073 432.583 442.310 451.280 460.412

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Buying power of $27 since 1967

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other goods and services, over time, for $27 beginning in 1967. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
1967 $27.00 -
1968 $28.41 5.20%
1969 $29.81 4.95%
1970 $31.54 5.81%
1971 $33.04 4.74%
1972 $34.42 4.18%
1973 $35.76 3.91%
1974 $38.33 7.18%
1975 $41.53 8.35%
1976 $43.91 5.73%
1977 $46.49 5.87%
1978 $49.53 6.54%
1979 $53.15 7.29%
1980 $57.98 9.10%
1981 $63.70 9.86%
1982 $70.25 10.27%
1983 $77.92 10.92%
1984 $83.18 6.75%
1985 $88.29 6.14%
1986 $93.62 6.04%
1987 $98.91 5.65%
1988 $105.50 6.66%
1989 $113.71 7.78%
1990 $122.41 7.65%
1991 $132.13 7.94%
1992 $141.09 6.78%
1993 $148.51 5.26%
1994 $152.84 2.92%
1995 $159.27 4.21%
1996 $165.84 4.13%
1997 $173.09 4.37%
1998 $183.05 5.75%
1999 $198.84 8.62%
2000 $208.73 4.98%
2001 $217.62 4.26%
2002 $225.78 3.75%
2003 $230.02 1.88%
2004 $234.63 2.01%
2005 $241.26 2.82%
2006 $247.72 2.68%
2007 $256.65 3.60%
2008 $265.93 3.62%
2009 $283.79 6.72%
2010 $293.58 3.45%
2011 $298.15 1.56%
2012 $303.68 1.85%
2013 $308.76 1.67%
2014 $314.22 1.77%
2015 $319.46 1.67%
2016 $325.75 1.97%
2017 $333.07 2.25%
2018 $340.56 2.25%
2019 $347.47 2.03%
2020 $354.50 2.02%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for other goods and services, 1967-2020

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2020 / CPI in 1967 * 1967 USD value = 2020 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other goods and services was 35.067 in the year 1967 and 460.412 in 2020:

460.412 / 35.067 * $27 = $354.50

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $27 in 1967 has the same "purchasing power" as $354.50 in 2020 (in the CPI category of Other goods and services).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Other goods and services in 1967. In addition to other goods and services, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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