According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for clocks, lamps, and decorator items were 23.88% lower in 2021 versus 2014 (a $4.78 difference in value).
Between 2014 and 2021: Clocks, lamps, and decorator items experienced an average inflation rate of -3.82% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, clocks, lamps, and decorator items costing $20 in the year 2014 would cost $15.22 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.44% during this same period, inflation for clocks, lamps, and decorator items was significantly lower.
In the year 2014: Pricing changed by -6.35%, which is below the average yearly change for clocks, lamps, and decorator items during the 2014-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2014 (1.62%), inflation for clocks, lamps, and decorator items was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Clocks, lamps, and decorator items:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Clocks, lamps, and decorator items, over time, for $20 beginning in 2014. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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