According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for laundry equipment were 20.30% lower in 2020 versus 2013 (a $101.51 difference in value).
Between 2013 and 2020: Laundry equipment experienced an average inflation rate of -3.19% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, laundry equipment costing $500 in the year 2013 would cost $398.49 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.44% during this same period, inflation for laundry equipment was significantly lower.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by -3.17%, which is above the average yearly change for laundry equipment during the 2013-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), inflation for laundry equipment was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Laundry equipment:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Laundry equipment, over time, for $500 beginning in 2013. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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