Housekeeping supplies priced at $20 in 1967 $115.84 in 2020

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Prices for Housekeeping Supplies, 1967-2020 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for housekeeping supplies were 479.21% higher in 2020 versus 1967 (a $95.84 difference in value).

Between 1967 and 2020: Housekeeping supplies experienced an average inflation rate of 3.37% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, housekeeping supplies costing $20 in the year 1967 would cost $115.84 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.94% during this same period, inflation for housekeeping supplies was lower.

Price Inflation for Housekeeping supplies since 1967

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1975 (21.91%), 1974 (16.88%), and 1980 (10.70%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Housekeeping supplies:

Year 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 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 2020
CPI 33.854 34.377 35.085 36.600 38.185 38.800 39.931 46.669 56.892 61.069 65.362 69.846 75.185 83.231 91.292 97.085 100.269 102.654 106.154 108.177 111.485 114.700 120.862 125.192 128.908 129.608 130.715 132.292 137.108 141.092 143.085 145.731 148.138 153.423 158.377 159.815 157.485 157.369 159.931 166.562 169.358 176.544 183.138 183.297 185.445 189.807 189.139 187.566 186.781 186.285 184.863 186.449 189.914 196.084

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Buying power of $20 since 1967

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Housekeeping supplies, over time, for $20 beginning in 1967. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
1967 $20.00 -
1968 $20.31 1.55%
1969 $20.73 2.06%
1970 $21.62 4.32%
1971 $22.56 4.33%
1972 $22.92 1.61%
1973 $23.59 2.91%
1974 $27.57 16.88%
1975 $33.61 21.91%
1976 $36.08 7.34%
1977 $38.61 7.03%
1978 $41.26 6.86%
1979 $44.42 7.64%
1980 $49.17 10.70%
1981 $53.93 9.69%
1982 $57.36 6.34%
1983 $59.24 3.28%
1984 $60.65 2.38%
1985 $62.71 3.41%
1986 $63.91 1.91%
1987 $65.86 3.06%
1988 $67.76 2.88%
1989 $71.40 5.37%
1990 $73.96 3.58%
1991 $76.16 2.97%
1992 $76.57 0.54%
1993 $77.22 0.85%
1994 $78.15 1.21%
1995 $81.00 3.64%
1996 $83.35 2.91%
1997 $84.53 1.41%
1998 $86.09 1.85%
1999 $87.52 1.65%
2000 $90.64 3.57%
2001 $93.57 3.23%
2002 $94.41 0.91%
2003 $93.04 -1.46%
2004 $92.97 -0.07%
2005 $94.48 1.63%
2006 $98.40 4.15%
2007 $100.05 1.68%
2008 $104.30 4.24%
2009 $108.19 3.73%
2010 $108.29 0.09%
2011 $109.56 1.17%
2012 $112.13 2.35%
2013 $111.74 -0.35%
2014 $110.81 -0.83%
2015 $110.35 -0.42%
2016 $110.05 -0.27%
2017 $109.21 -0.76%
2018 $110.15 0.86%
2019 $112.20 1.86%
2020 $115.84 3.25%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for housekeeping supplies, 1967-2020

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2020 / CPI in 1967 * 1967 USD value = 2020 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Housekeeping supplies was 33.854 in the year 1967 and 196.084 in 2020:

196.084 / 33.854 * $20 = $115.84

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 1967 has the same "purchasing power" as $115.84 in 2020 (in the CPI category of Housekeeping supplies).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Housekeeping supplies in 1967. In addition to housekeeping supplies, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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