According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other goods and services are 14.93% higher in 2021 versus 2015 (a $2.24 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2021: Other goods and services experienced an average inflation rate of 2.35% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, other goods and services costing $15 in the year 2015 would cost $17.24 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.26% during this same period, inflation for other goods and services was higher.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by 1.67%, which is below the average yearly change for other goods and services during the 2015-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation for other goods and services was higher.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other goods and services, over time, for $15 beginning in 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Other goods and services: