According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for laundry equipment were 5.94% lower in 2020 versus 2015 (a $29.70 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2020: Laundry equipment experienced an average inflation rate of -1.22% per year. In other words, laundry equipment costing $500 in the year 2015 would cost $470.30 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.73% during this same period, inflation for laundry equipment was lower.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by -5.41%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for laundry equipment during the 2015-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), 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 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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