According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for floor coverings were 1.86% lower in 2021 versus 2019 (a $0.37 difference in value).
Between 2019 and 2021: Floor coverings experienced an average inflation rate of -0.93% per year. In other words, floor coverings costing $20 in the year 2019 would cost $19.63 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.84% during this same period, inflation for floor coverings was lower.
In the year 2019: Pricing changed by 1.42%, which is above the average yearly change for floor coverings during the 2019-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2019 (1.81%), inflation for floor coverings was 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 2019. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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