According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for all items less energy were 17.49% higher in 2021 versus 2013 (a $3.50 difference in value).
Between 2013 and 2021: All items less energy experienced an average inflation rate of 2.03% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, all items less energy costing $20 in the year 2013 would cost $23.50 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.80% during this same period, inflation for all items less energy was higher.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by 1.71%, which is below the average yearly change for all items less energy during the 2013-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), inflation for all items less energy was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for All items less energy:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for All items less energy, over time, for $20 beginning in 2013. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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