Hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products priced at $20 in 2000 $19.82 in 2018

Historical Price Inflation for Hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products

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Prices for Hair, Dental, Shaving, And Miscellaneous Personal Care Products, 2000-2018 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products were 0.90% lower in 2018 versus 2000 (a $0.18 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2018: Hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products experienced an average inflation rate of -0.05% per year. In other words, hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $19.82 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.12% during this same period, inflation for hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products was lower.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 1.61%, which is above the average yearly change for hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products during the 2000-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products was lower.

Price Inflation for Hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2003 (-1.88%), 2011 (-1.78%), and 2000 (1.61%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products:

Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
CPI 100.000 100.700 101.615 103.254 104.354 104.423 102.462 102.100 101.754 102.554 103.606 104.299 105.371 104.251 102.397 103.111 102.820 103.364 103.701 103.084 102.332 102.322

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products, 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 1.61%
2001 $20.21 1.07%
2002 $20.23 0.07%
2003 $19.85 -1.88%
2004 $19.78 -0.35%
2005 $19.71 -0.34%
2006 $19.86 0.79%
2007 $20.07 1.03%
2008 $20.20 0.67%
2009 $20.41 1.03%
2010 $20.19 -1.06%
2011 $19.83 -1.78%
2012 $19.97 0.70%
2013 $19.92 -0.28%
2014 $20.02 0.53%
2015 $20.09 0.33%
2016 $19.97 -0.60%
2017 $19.82 -0.73%
2018 $19.82 -0.01%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products, 2000-2018

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 USD value = 2018 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products was 103.254 in the year 2000 and 102.322 in 2018:

102.322 / 103.254 * $20 = $19.82

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $19.82 in 2018 (in the CPI category of Hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products in 1997. In addition to hair, dental, shaving, and miscellaneous personal care products, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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