According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for furniture and bedding were 0.63% lower in 2020 versus 2019 (a $0.13 difference in value).
Between 2019 and 2020: Furniture and bedding experienced an average inflation rate of -0.63% per year. In other words, furniture and bedding costing $20 in the year 2019 would cost $19.87 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.11% during this same period, inflation for furniture and bedding was lower.
In the year 2019: Pricing changed by 2.34%, which is above the average yearly change for furniture and bedding during the 2019-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2019 (1.81%), inflation for furniture and bedding was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Furniture and bedding:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Furniture and bedding, 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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