Other lodging away from home including hotels and motels priced at $20 in 1967 $221.75 in 2020

Other Lodging Away From Home Including Hotels And Motels Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Other Lodging Away From Home Including Hotels And Motels, 1967-2020 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other lodging away from home including hotels and motels were 1,008.77% higher in 2020 versus 1967 (a $201.75 difference in value).

Between 1967 and 2020: Other lodging away from home including hotels and motels experienced an average inflation rate of 4.64% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, other lodging away from home including hotels and motels costing $20 in the year 1967 would cost $221.75 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.94% during this same period, inflation for other lodging away from home including hotels and motels was higher.

Price Inflation for Other lodging away from home including hotels and motels since 1967

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1979 (15.36%), 1980 (14.16%), and 1991 (14.14%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Other lodging away from home including hotels and motels:

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 26.985 28.746 31.000 33.754 35.085 35.831 37.385 40.200 43.146 46.677 50.477 57.538 66.377 75.777 84.438 94.231 99.023 106.754 114.192 118.400 125.677 132.938 138.438 152.538 174.108 184.215 189.392 195.085 203.069 213.662 224.108 234.469 241.208 252.423 253.985 251.354 252.192 265.277 274.154 285.562 299.905 300.970 279.215 280.431 287.435 292.577 294.836 307.782 317.417 325.335 327.148 329.406 339.513 299.197

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Buying power of $20 since 1967

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other lodging away from home including hotels and motels, 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 $21.31 6.53%
1969 $22.98 7.84%
1970 $25.02 8.88%
1971 $26.00 3.94%
1972 $26.56 2.13%
1973 $27.71 4.34%
1974 $29.79 7.53%
1975 $31.98 7.33%
1976 $34.60 8.18%
1977 $37.41 8.14%
1978 $42.65 13.99%
1979 $49.20 15.36%
1980 $56.16 14.16%
1981 $62.58 11.43%
1982 $69.84 11.60%
1983 $73.39 5.09%
1984 $79.12 7.81%
1985 $84.64 6.97%
1986 $87.75 3.68%
1987 $93.15 6.15%
1988 $98.53 5.78%
1989 $102.61 4.14%
1990 $113.06 10.19%
1991 $129.04 14.14%
1992 $136.53 5.81%
1993 $140.37 2.81%
1994 $144.59 3.01%
1995 $150.51 4.09%
1996 $158.36 5.22%
1997 $166.10 4.89%
1998 $173.78 4.62%
1999 $178.77 2.87%
2000 $187.09 4.65%
2001 $188.24 0.62%
2002 $186.29 -1.04%
2003 $186.92 0.33%
2004 $196.61 5.19%
2005 $203.19 3.35%
2006 $211.65 4.16%
2007 $222.28 5.02%
2008 $223.07 0.36%
2009 $206.94 -7.23%
2010 $207.84 0.44%
2011 $213.04 2.50%
2012 $216.85 1.79%
2013 $218.52 0.77%
2014 $228.12 4.39%
2015 $235.26 3.13%
2016 $241.13 2.49%
2017 $242.47 0.56%
2018 $244.14 0.69%
2019 $251.63 3.07%
2020 $221.75 -11.87%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for other lodging away from home including hotels and motels, 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 Other lodging away from home including hotels and motels was 26.985 in the year 1967 and 299.197 in 2020:

299.197 / 26.985 * $20 = $221.75

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 1967 has the same "purchasing power" as $221.75 in 2020 (in the CPI category of Other lodging away from home including hotels and motels).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Other lodging away from home including hotels and motels in 1967. In addition to other lodging away from home including hotels and motels, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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