Other goods priced at $20 in 2018 $22.65 in 2022

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Prices for Other Goods, 2018-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other goods are 13.24% higher in 2022 versus 2018 (a $2.65 difference in value).

Between 2018 and 2022: Other goods experienced an average inflation rate of 3.16% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, other goods costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $22.65 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.82% during this same period, inflation for other goods was lower.

In the year 2018: Pricing changed by 1.15%, which is below the average yearly change for other goods during the 2018-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2018 (2.44%), 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 (5.79%), 2021 (3.03%), and 2020 (2.13%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2018

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other goods, over time, for $20 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2018$20.001.15%
2019$20.341.72%
2020$20.782.13%
2021$21.413.03%
2022$22.655.79%*

* 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 Other goods:

Year20092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.000100.943102.336103.822104.910106.746107.740108.915111.068112.349114.287116.720120.262127.229

Adjust other goods prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2018 * 2018 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other goods was 112.349 in the year 2018 and 127.229 in 2022:

127.229 / 112.349 * $20 = $22.65

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2018 has the same "purchasing power" as $22.65 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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