Living room, kitchen, and dining room furniture priced at $20 in 2018 $20.54 in 2019

Living Room, Kitchen, And Dining Room Furniture Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Living Room, Kitchen, And Dining Room Furniture, 2018-2019 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for living room, kitchen, and dining room furniture were 2.70% higher in 2019 versus 2018 (a $0.54 difference in value).

Between 2018 and 2019: Living room, kitchen, and dining room furniture experienced an average inflation rate of 2.70% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, living room, kitchen, and dining room furniture costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $20.54 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.70% during this same period, inflation for living room, kitchen, and dining room furniture was higher.

Price Inflation for Living room, kitchen, and dining room furniture since 2018

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: and 2019 (2.70%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Living room, kitchen, and dining room furniture:

Year 2018 2019
CPI 85.189 87.492

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Buying power of $20 since 2018

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Living room, kitchen, and dining room furniture, over time, for $20 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2018 $20.00 -
2019 $20.54 2.70%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for living room, kitchen, and dining room furniture, 2018-2019

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2019 / CPI in 2018 * 2018 USD value = 2019 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Living room, kitchen, and dining room furniture was 85.189 in the year 2018 and 87.492 in 2019:

87.492 / 85.189 * $20 = $20.54

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2018 has the same "purchasing power" as $20.54 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Living room, kitchen, and dining room furniture).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Living room, kitchen, and dining room furniture in 2018. In addition to living room, kitchen, and dining room furniture, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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