Other goods and services priced at $20,000 in 1990 $62,787.62 in 2022

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Prices for Other Goods And Services, 1990-2022 ($20,000)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other goods and services are 213.94% higher in 2022 versus 1990 (a $42,787.62 difference in value).

Between 1990 and 2022: Other goods and services experienced an average inflation rate of 3.64% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, other goods and services costing $20,000 in the year 1990 would cost $62,787.62 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.50% during this same period, inflation for other goods and services was higher.

In the year 1990: Pricing changed by 7.65%, which is significantly above the average yearly change for other goods and services during the 1990-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 1990 (5.40%), inflation for other goods and services was higher.

Price Inflation for Other goods and services since 1967

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1983 (10.88%), 1982 (10.28%), and 1981 (9.93%).

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Buying power of $20,000.00 since 1990

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other goods and services, over time, for $20,000 beginning in 1990. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
1990$20,000.007.65%
1991$21,589.087.95%
1992$23,056.236.80%
1993$24,268.855.26%
1994$24,976.292.92%
1995$26,024.394.20%
1996$27,100.554.14%
1997$28,283.174.36%
1998$29,910.005.75%
1999$32,492.988.64%
2000$34,103.364.96%
2001$35,557.924.27%
2002$36,892.483.75%
2003$37,582.501.87%
2004$38,338.332.01%
2005$39,423.212.83%
2006$40,474.212.67%
2007$41,936.203.61%
2008$43,452.603.62%
2009$46,371.956.72%
2010$47,970.463.45%
2011$48,716.901.56%
2012$49,619.011.85%
2013$50,450.231.68%
2014$51,342.911.77%
2015$52,198.471.67%
2016$53,226.991.97%
2017$54,423.622.25%
2018$55,647.692.25%
2019$56,776.142.03%
2020$58,175.042.46%
2021$59,990.103.12%
2022$62,787.624.66%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Other goods and services:

Year19671968196919701971197219731974197519761977197819791980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI35.05436.88538.70040.94642.88544.70846.43849.78553.92357.03160.37764.23868.93875.17782.63891.131101.046107.838114.477121.408128.477137.038147.677158.969171.600183.262192.900198.523206.854215.408224.808237.738258.269271.069282.631293.238298.723304.731313.354321.708333.328345.381368.586381.291387.224394.395401.002408.097414.898423.073432.584442.314451.283462.402476.829499.065

Adjust other goods and services prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 1990 * 1990 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other goods and services was 158.969 in the year 1990 and 499.065 in 2022:

499.065 / 158.969 * $20,000 = $62,787.62

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20,000 in 1990 has the same "purchasing power" as $62,787.62 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Other goods and services).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Other goods and services in 1967. In addition to other goods and 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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