According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for clocks, lamps, and decorator items are 41.50% lower in 2023 versus 2008 (a $8.30 difference in value).
Between 2008 and 2023: Clocks, lamps, and decorator items experienced an average inflation rate of -3.51% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, clocks, lamps, and decorator items costing $20 in the year 2008 would cost $11.70 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.31% during this same period, inflation for clocks, lamps, and decorator items was significantly lower.
In the year 2008: Pricing changed by -5.09%, which is below the average yearly change for clocks, lamps, and decorator items during the 2008-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2008 (3.84%), inflation for clocks, lamps, and decorator items was much lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Clocks, lamps, and decorator items, over time, for $20 beginning in 2008. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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* 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 Clocks, lamps, and decorator items: