According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for private transportation were 6.23% higher in 2019 versus 2015 (a $1.25 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2019: Private transportation experienced an average inflation rate of 1.52% per year. In other words, private transportation costing $20 in the year 2015 would cost $21.25 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.91% during this same period, inflation for private transportation was lower.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by -8.20%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for private transportation during the 2015-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation for private transportation was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Private transportation:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Private transportation, over time, for $20 beginning in 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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