According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for all items less medical care were 18.69% higher in 2020 versus 2009 (a $3.74 difference in value).
Between 2009 and 2020: All items less medical care experienced an average inflation rate of 1.57% per year. In other words, all items less medical care costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $23.74 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.70% during this same period, inflation for all items less medical care was lower.
In the year 2009: Pricing changed by -0.59%, which is below the average yearly change for all items less medical care during the 2009-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), inflation for all items less medical care was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for All items less medical care:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for All items less medical care, over time, for $20 beginning in 2009. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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