Water and sewer and trash collection services priced at $20 in 2021 $20.63 in 2022

Water And Sewer And Trash Collection Services Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Water And Sewer And Trash Collection Services, 2021-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for water and sewer and trash collection services are 3.14% higher in 2022 versus 2021 (a $0.63 difference in value).

Between 2021 and 2022: Water and sewer and trash collection services experienced an average inflation rate of 3.14% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, water and sewer and trash collection services costing $20 in the year 2021 would cost $20.63 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 5.83% during this same period, inflation for water and sewer and trash collection services was lower.

In the year 2021: Pricing changed by 3.57%, which is above the average yearly change for water and sewer and trash collection services during the 2021-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2021 (4.70%), inflation for water and sewer and trash collection services was lower.

Price Inflation for Water and sewer and trash collection services since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2010 (6.05%), 2009 (5.94%), and 2008 (5.86%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2021

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Water and sewer and trash collection services, over time, for $20 beginning in 2021. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2021 $20.00 3.57%
2022 $20.63 3.14%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Water and sewer and trash collection services:

Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
CPI 100.100 101.650 103.992 106.525 109.542 113.042 117.183 123.983 130.333 136.783 143.696 152.115 161.148 170.898 179.584 189.295 197.646 204.900 213.972 221.661 229.103 237.128 244.647 252.450 261.469 269.671

Adjust water and sewer and trash collection services prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2021 * 2021 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Water and sewer and trash collection services was 261.469 in the year 2021 and 269.671 in 2022:

269.671 / 261.469 * $20 = $20.63

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2021 has the same "purchasing power" as $20.63 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Water and sewer and trash collection services).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Water and sewer and trash collection services in 1997. In addition to water and sewer and trash collection 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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