According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for household furnishings and operations were 3.63% lower in 2018 versus 2012 (a $0.73 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2018: Household furnishings and operations experienced an average inflation rate of -0.61% per year. In other words, household furnishings and operations costing $20 in the year 2012 would cost $19.27 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.44% during this same period, inflation for household furnishings and operations was lower.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 0.64%, which is above the average yearly change for household furnishings and operations during the 2012-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for household furnishings and operations was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Household furnishings and operations:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Household furnishings and operations, over time, for $20 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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