According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for miscellaneous personal goods were 9.95% lower in 2020 versus 2013 (a $1.99 difference in value).
Between 2013 and 2020: Miscellaneous personal goods experienced an average inflation rate of -1.49% per year. In other words, miscellaneous personal goods costing $20 in the year 2013 would cost $18.01 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.47% during this same period, inflation for miscellaneous personal goods was lower.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by -1.45%, which is above the average yearly change for miscellaneous personal goods during the 2013-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), inflation for miscellaneous personal goods was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Miscellaneous personal goods:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Miscellaneous personal goods, over time, for $20 beginning in 2013. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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