According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel were 6.54% lower in 2021 versus 2013 (a $1.31 difference in value).
Between 2013 and 2021: Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel experienced an average inflation rate of -0.84% per year. In other words, nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel costing $20 in the year 2013 would cost $18.69 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.68% during this same period, inflation for nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel was lower.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by -1.24%, which is below the average yearly change for nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel during the 2013-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), inflation for nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Nondurables less food, beverages, and apparel, 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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