According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for tools, hardware and supplies were 2.03% higher in 2020 versus 2011 (a $0.41 difference in value).
Between 2011 and 2020: Tools, hardware and supplies experienced an average inflation rate of 0.22% per year. In other words, tools, hardware and supplies costing $20 in the year 2011 would cost $20.41 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.55% during this same period, inflation for tools, hardware and supplies was lower.
In the year 2011: Pricing changed by 1.62%, which is above the average yearly change for tools, hardware and supplies during the 2011-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2011 (3.16%), inflation for tools, hardware and supplies was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Tools, hardware and supplies:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Tools, hardware and supplies, over time, for $20 beginning in 2011. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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