Other household equipment and furnishings priced at $20 in 2018 $20.08 in 2021

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Prices for Other Household Equipment And Furnishings, 2018-2021 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other household equipment and furnishings were 0.40% higher in 2021 versus 2018 (a $0.08 difference in value).

Between 2018 and 2021: Other household equipment and furnishings experienced an average inflation rate of 0.13% per year. In other words, other household equipment and furnishings costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $20.08 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.97% during this same period, inflation for other household equipment and furnishings was lower.

In the year 2018: Pricing changed by -5.38%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for other household equipment and furnishings during the 2018-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2018 (2.44%), inflation for other household equipment and furnishings was much 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: 2006 (-5.96%), 2018 (-5.38%), and 2003 (-4.85%).

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
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 51.672

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Buying power of $20 since 2018

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other household equipment and furnishings, over time, for $20 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2018 $20.00 -5.38%
2019 $19.70 -1.48%
2020 $19.53 -0.87%
2021 $20.08 2.80%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for other household equipment and furnishings, 2018-2021

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2021 / CPI in 2018 * 2018 USD value = 2021 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other household equipment and furnishings was 51.466 in the year 2018 and 51.672 in 2021:

51.672 / 51.466 * $20 = $20.08

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2018 has the same "purchasing power" as $20.08 in 2021 (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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