According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for appliances are 11.93% higher in 2023 versus 2015 (a $2.39 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2023: Appliances experienced an average inflation rate of 1.42% per year. In other words, appliances costing $20 in the year 2015 would cost $22.39 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.17% during this same period, inflation for appliances was lower.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by -3.92%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for appliances during the 2015-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation for appliances was much lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Appliances, over time, for $20 beginning in 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
|Year||USD Value||Inflation Rate|
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Appliances: