According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for appliances were 0.40% higher in 2020 versus 2015 (a $0.08 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2020: Appliances experienced an average inflation rate of 0.08% per year. In other words, appliances costing $20 in the year 2015 would cost $20.08 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.77% 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 2015-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation for appliances was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Appliances:
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:
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