According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for jewelry were 4.53% higher in 2021 versus 2018 (a $4.53 difference in value).
Between 2018 and 2021: Jewelry experienced an average inflation rate of 1.49% per year. In other words, jewelry costing $100 in the year 2018 would cost $104.53 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.38% during this same period, inflation for jewelry was lower.
In the year 2018: Pricing changed by -2.45%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for jewelry during the 2018-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2018 (2.44%), 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 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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