Window and floor coverings and other linens priced at $20 in 2003 $13.24 in 2022

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Prices for Window And Floor Coverings And Other Linens, 2003-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for window and floor coverings and other linens are 33.78% lower in 2022 versus 2003 (a $6.76 difference in value).

Between 2003 and 2022: Window and floor coverings and other linens experienced an average inflation rate of -2.15% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, window and floor coverings and other linens costing $20 in the year 2003 would cost $13.24 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.43% during this same period, inflation for window and floor coverings and other linens was significantly lower.

In the year 2003: Pricing changed by -4.89%, which is below the average yearly change for window and floor coverings and other linens during the 2003-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2003 (2.27%), inflation for window and floor coverings and other linens was much lower.

Price Inflation for Window and floor coverings and other linens since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2022 (5.36%), 2010 (-5.28%), and 2003 (-4.89%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2003

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Window and floor coverings and other linens, over time, for $20 beginning in 2003. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2003$20.00-4.89%
2004$19.40-2.99%
2005$19.09-1.59%
2006$18.39-3.68%
2007$17.64-4.09%
2008$17.09-3.10%
2009$16.46-3.67%
2010$15.59-5.28%
2011$15.21-2.43%
2012$14.73-3.21%
2013$14.19-3.64%
2014$13.89-2.13%
2015$13.34-3.95%
2016$13.08-1.95%
2017$12.66-3.18%
2018$12.62-0.37%
2019$12.34-2.19%
2020$12.471.10%
2021$12.570.77%
2022$13.245.36%*

* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.


Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Window and floor coverings and other linens:

Year19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.000101.531100.954100.90098.39296.23191.52388.78587.36984.15480.70978.20875.33471.35469.62267.38564.93163.55161.04359.85257.94757.72956.46657.08757.52860.609

Adjust window and floor coverings and other linens prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2003 * 2003 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Window and floor coverings and other linens was 91.523 in the year 2003 and 60.609 in 2022:

60.609 / 91.523 * $20 = $13.24

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2003 has the same "purchasing power" as $13.24 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Window and floor coverings and other linens).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Window and floor coverings and other linens in 1997. In addition to window and floor coverings and 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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