Other linens priced at $20 in 2018 $19.72 in 2020

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Prices for Other Linens, 2018-2020 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other linens were 1.42% lower in 2020 versus 2018 (a $0.28 difference in value).

Between 2018 and 2020: Other linens experienced an average inflation rate of -0.71% per year. In other words, other linens costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $19.72 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.46% during this same period, inflation for other linens was lower.

Price Inflation for Other linens since 2018

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2019 (-3.14%), and 2020 (1.77%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Other linens:

Year 2018 2019 2020
CPI 44.338 42.946 43.708

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Buying power of $20 since 2018

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other linens, 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 -
2019 $19.37 -3.14%
2020 $19.72 1.77%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for other linens, 2018-2020

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2020 / CPI in 2018 * 2018 USD value = 2020 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other linens was 44.338 in the year 2018 and 43.708 in 2020:

43.708 / 44.338 * $20 = $19.72

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2018 has the same "purchasing power" as $19.72 in 2020 (in the CPI category of Other linens).

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Other linens in 2018. In addition to other linens, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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