Sewing machines, fabric and supplies priced at $20 in 2018 $21.28 in 2019

Sewing Machines, Fabric And Supplies Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Sewing Machines, Fabric And Supplies, 2018-2019 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for sewing machines, fabric and supplies were 6.39% higher in 2019 versus 2018 (a $1.28 difference in value).

Between 2018 and 2019: Sewing machines, fabric and supplies experienced an average inflation rate of 6.39% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, sewing machines, fabric and supplies costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $21.28 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.70% during this same period, inflation for sewing machines, fabric and supplies was significantly higher.

Price Inflation for Sewing machines, fabric and supplies since 2018

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: and 2019 (6.39%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Sewing machines, fabric and supplies:

Year 2018 2019
CPI 97.354 103.571

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Buying power of $20 since 2018

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Sewing machines, fabric and supplies, 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 $21.28 6.39%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for sewing machines, fabric and supplies, 2018-2019

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2019 / CPI in 2018 * 2018 USD value = 2019 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Sewing machines, fabric and supplies was 97.354 in the year 2018 and 103.571 in 2019:

103.571 / 97.354 * $20 = $21.28

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2018 has the same "purchasing power" as $21.28 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Sewing machines, fabric and supplies).


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

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