Other goods priced at $20 in 2017 $22.50 in 2022

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Prices for Other Goods, 2017-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other goods are 12.48% higher in 2022 versus 2017 (a $2.50 difference in value).

Between 2017 and 2022: Other goods experienced an average inflation rate of 2.38% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, other goods costing $20 in the year 2017 would cost $22.50 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.09% during this same period, inflation for other goods was lower.

In the year 2017: Pricing changed by 1.98%, which is below the average yearly change for other goods during the 2017-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2017 (2.13%), inflation for other goods was lower.

Price Inflation for Other goods since 2009

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2022 (3.88%), 2021 (3.03%), and 2020 (2.13%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2017

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other goods, over time, for $20 beginning in 2017. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2017 $20.00 1.98%
2018 $20.23 1.15%
2019 $20.58 1.72%
2020 $21.02 2.13%
2021 $21.66 3.03%
2022 $22.50 3.88%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

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

Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
CPI 100.000 100.943 102.336 103.822 104.910 106.746 107.740 108.915 111.068 112.349 114.287 116.720 120.262 124.930

Adjust other goods prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2017 * 2017 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other goods was 111.068 in the year 2017 and 124.930 in 2022:

124.930 / 111.068 * $20 = $22.50

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2017 has the same "purchasing power" as $22.50 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Other goods).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Other goods in 2009. In addition to other goods, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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