Jewelry priced at $100 in 2002 $134.10 in 2022

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Prices for Jewelry, 2002-2022 ($100)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for jewelry are 34.10% higher in 2022 versus 2002 (a $34.10 difference in value).

Between 2002 and 2022: Jewelry experienced an average inflation rate of 1.48% per year. In other words, jewelry costing $100 in the year 2002 would cost $134.10 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.42% during this same period, inflation for jewelry was lower.

In the year 2002: Pricing changed by -2.53%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for jewelry during the 2002-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2002 (1.59%), inflation for jewelry was much lower.

Price Inflation for Jewelry since 1986

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1990 (9.99%), 2011 (9.51%), and 1988 (8.65%).

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Buying power of $100.00 since 2002

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Jewelry, over time, for $100 beginning in 2002. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2002$100.00-2.53%
2003$96.46-3.54%
2004$96.720.27%
2005$95.09-1.69%
2006$97.592.64%
2007$103.165.71%
2008$111.377.95%
2009$113.692.09%
2010$116.772.71%
2011$127.889.51%
2012$129.080.94%
2013$128.63-0.35%
2014$123.54-3.95%
2015$119.88-2.97%
2016$127.356.23%
2017$129.942.04%
2018$126.77-2.45%
2019$124.96-1.42%
2020$120.93-3.22%
2021$131.258.53%
2022$134.102.17%*

* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.


Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Jewelry:

Year1986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.000107.300116.577124.462136.900143.969150.569154.354158.577159.262155.315150.669147.662145.838141.238141.662138.077133.192133.554131.292134.754142.442153.770156.980161.239176.572178.231177.606170.583165.521175.836179.421175.034172.543166.982181.222185.161

Adjust jewelry prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2002 * 2002 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Jewelry was 138.077 in the year 2002 and 185.161 in 2022:

185.161 / 138.077 * $100 = $134.10

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $100 in 2002 has the same "purchasing power" as $134.10 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Jewelry).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Jewelry in 1986. In addition to jewelry, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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