According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for dishes and flatware were 1.22% lower in 2021 versus 2020 (a $0.24 difference in value).
Between 2020 and 2021: Dishes and flatware experienced an average inflation rate of -1.22% per year. In other words, dishes and flatware costing $20 in the year 2020 would cost $19.76 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.35% during this same period, inflation for dishes and flatware was lower.
In the year 2020: Pricing changed by -1%, which is above the average yearly change for dishes and flatware during the 2020-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2020 (1.23%), inflation for dishes and flatware was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Dishes and flatware:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Dishes and flatware, over time, for $20 beginning in 2020. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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