According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for window and floor coverings and other linens are 30.12% lower in 2022 versus 2005 (a $6.02 difference in value).
Between 2005 and 2022: Window and floor coverings and other linens experienced an average inflation rate of -2.09% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, window and floor coverings and other linens costing $20 in the year 2005 would cost $13.98 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.39% during this same period, inflation for window and floor coverings and other linens was significantly lower.
In the year 2005: Pricing changed by -1.59%, which is above the average yearly change for window and floor coverings and other linens during the 2005-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2005 (3.39%), inflation for window and floor coverings and other linens was much lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Window and floor coverings and other linens, over time, for $20 beginning in 2005. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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* 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: