According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for jewelry were 6.83% higher in 2021 versus 2015 (a $6.83 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2021: Jewelry experienced an average inflation rate of 1.11% per year. In other words, jewelry costing $100 in the year 2015 would cost $106.83 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.76% during this same period, inflation for jewelry was lower.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by -2.97%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for jewelry during the 2015-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation for jewelry was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Jewelry:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Jewelry, over time, for $100 beginning in 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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