According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for jewelry were 5.61% higher in 2021 versus 2019 (a $5.61 difference in value).
Between 2019 and 2021: Jewelry experienced an average inflation rate of 2.76% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, jewelry costing $100 in the year 2019 would cost $105.61 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.39% during this same period, inflation for jewelry was higher.
In the year 2019: Pricing changed by -1.42%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for jewelry during the 2019-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2019 (1.81%), 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 2019. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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