Other personal services priced at $20 in 2017 $23.59 in 2022

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Prices for Other Personal Services, 2017-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other personal services are 17.95% higher in 2022 versus 2017 (a $3.59 difference in value).

Between 2017 and 2022: Other personal services experienced an average inflation rate of 3.36% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, other personal services costing $20 in the year 2017 would cost $23.59 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.44% during this same period, inflation for other personal services was lower.

In the year 2017: Pricing changed by 2.51%, which is below the average yearly change for other personal services during the 2017-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2017 (2.13%), 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: 2022 (5.21%), 2018 (3.32%), and 2021 (3.20%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2017

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

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2017$20.002.51%
2018$20.663.32%
2019$21.142.32%
2020$21.732.77%
2021$22.423.20%
2022$23.595.21%*

* 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:

Year20092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.000101.164102.926105.254107.646109.570112.145115.300118.192122.113124.941128.407132.511139.410

Adjust other personal services 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 personal services was 118.192 in the year 2017 and 139.410 in 2022:

139.410 / 118.192 * $20 = $23.59

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2017 has the same "purchasing power" as $23.59 in 2022 (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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