Garbage and trash collection priced at $20 in 2000 $35.26 in 2019

Historical Price Inflation for Garbage and trash collection

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Prices for Garbage And Trash Collection, 2000-2019 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for garbage and trash collection were 76.30% higher in 2019 versus 2000 (a $15.26 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2019: Garbage and trash collection experienced an average inflation rate of 3.03% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, garbage and trash collection costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $35.26 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.02% during this same period, inflation for garbage and trash collection was higher.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 2.30%, which is below the average yearly change for garbage and trash collection during the 2000-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for garbage and trash collection was lower.

Price Inflation for Garbage and trash collection since 1983

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1991 (10.50%), 1990 (10.01%), and 1987 (9.77%).

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

Year 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
CPI 100.000 103.238 109.908 118.677 130.269 142.538 155.608 171.185 189.154 207.285 220.531 231.400 241.223 245.985 250.500 256.715 263.762 269.815 275.538 282.985 291.900 303.292 313.962 330.131 345.566 364.695 376.402 384.369 395.091 404.704 416.183 425.796 432.030 439.427 449.089 466.861 475.687

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Garbage and trash collection, over time, for $20 beginning in 2000. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2000 $20.00 2.30%
2001 $20.42 2.12%
2002 $20.98 2.70%
2003 $21.64 3.15%
2004 $22.48 3.90%
2005 $23.27 3.52%
2006 $24.47 5.15%
2007 $25.62 4.68%
2008 $27.03 5.54%
2009 $27.90 3.21%
2010 $28.49 2.12%
2011 $29.29 2.79%
2012 $30.00 2.43%
2013 $30.85 2.84%
2014 $31.56 2.31%
2015 $32.02 1.46%
2016 $32.57 1.71%
2017 $33.29 2.20%
2018 $34.61 3.96%
2019 $35.26 1.89%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for garbage and trash collection, 2000-2019

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2019 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 USD value = 2019 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Garbage and trash collection was 269.815 in the year 2000 and 475.687 in 2019:

475.687 / 269.815 * $20 = $35.26

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $35.26 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Garbage and trash collection).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Garbage and trash collection in 1983. In addition to garbage and trash collection, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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