According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for floor coverings were 0.69% lower in 2020 versus 2012 (a $0.14 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2020: Floor coverings experienced an average inflation rate of -0.09% per year. In other words, floor coverings costing $20 in the year 2012 would cost $19.86 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.51% during this same period, inflation for floor coverings was lower.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by -1.57%, which is below the average yearly change for floor coverings during the 2012-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for floor coverings was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Floor coverings:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Floor coverings, over time, for $20 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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