Other household equipment and furnishings priced at $20 in 1997 $11.13 in 2022

Other Household Equipment And Furnishings Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Other Household Equipment And Furnishings, 1997-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other household equipment and furnishings are 44.37% lower in 2022 versus 1997 (a $8.87 difference in value).

Between 1997 and 2022: Other household equipment and furnishings experienced an average inflation rate of -2.32% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, other household equipment and furnishings costing $20 in the year 1997 would cost $11.13 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.33% during this same period, inflation for other household equipment and furnishings was significantly lower.

Price Inflation for Other household equipment and furnishings since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2022 (7.63%), 2006 (-5.96%), and 2018 (-5.38%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 1997

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other household equipment and furnishings, over time, for $20 beginning in 1997. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
1997 $20.00 -
1998 $20.26 1.29%
1999 $19.77 -2.42%
2000 $19.59 -0.88%
2001 $19.34 -1.27%
2002 $18.76 -3.01%
2003 $17.85 -4.85%
2004 $17.47 -2.13%
2005 $17.10 -2.17%
2006 $16.08 -5.96%
2007 $15.39 -4.28%
2008 $15.12 -1.73%
2009 $14.80 -2.15%
2010 $14.15 -4.36%
2011 $13.69 -3.26%
2012 $13.14 -4.04%
2013 $12.70 -3.31%
2014 $12.15 -4.37%
2015 $11.81 -2.76%
2016 $11.42 -3.28%
2017 $10.88 -4.77%
2018 $10.29 -5.38%
2019 $10.14 -1.48%
2020 $10.05 -0.87%
2021 $10.34 2.83%
2022 $11.13 7.63%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Other household equipment and furnishings:

Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
CPI 100.000 101.292 98.838 97.969 96.723 93.815 89.269 87.369 85.477 80.385 76.948 75.614 73.991 70.762 68.452 65.688 63.511 60.733 59.057 57.118 54.394 51.466 50.704 50.263 51.686 55.630

Adjust other household equipment and furnishings prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 1997 * 1997 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other household equipment and furnishings was 100.000 in the year 1997 and 55.630 in 2022:

55.630 / 100.000 * $20 = $11.13

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 1997 has the same "purchasing power" as $11.13 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Other household equipment and furnishings).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Other household equipment and furnishings in 1997. In addition to other household equipment and furnishings, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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