Other personal services priced at $20 in 2009 $30.92 in 2024

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Prices for Other Personal Services, 2009-2024 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other personal services are 54.58% higher in 2024 versus 2009 (a $10.92 difference in value).

Between 2009 and 2024: Other personal services experienced an average inflation rate of 2.95% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, other personal services costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $30.92 in 2024 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.53% during this same period, inflation for other personal services was higher.

Price Inflation for Other personal services since 2009

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2023 (6.13%), 2022 (6%), and 2024 (3.69%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2009

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other personal services, over time, for $20 beginning in 2009. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate

* 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 personal services:


Adjust other personal services prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2024 / CPI in 2009 * 2009 USD value = 2024 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other personal services was 100.000 in the year 2009 and 154.583 in 2024:

154.583 / 100.000 * $20 = $30.92

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2009 has the same "purchasing power" as $30.92 in 2024 (in the CPI category of Other personal services).

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Other personal services in 2009. In addition to other personal 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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