According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for nondurables less food were 1.31% lower in 2020 versus 2015 (a $0.26 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2020: Nondurables less food experienced an average inflation rate of -0.26% per year. In other words, nondurables less food costing $20 in the year 2015 would cost $19.74 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.73% during this same period, inflation for nondurables less food was lower.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by -9.13%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for nondurables less food during the 2015-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation for nondurables less food was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Nondurables less food:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Nondurables less food, over time, for $20 beginning in 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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