According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for window and floor coverings and other linens were 21.66% lower in 2021 versus 2010 (a $4.33 difference in value).
Between 2010 and 2021: Window and floor coverings and other linens experienced an average inflation rate of -2.19% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, window and floor coverings and other linens costing $20 in the year 2010 would cost $15.67 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.72% during this same period, inflation for window and floor coverings and other linens was significantly lower.
In the year 2010: Pricing changed by -5.28%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for window and floor coverings and other linens during the 2010-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2010 (1.64%), inflation for window and floor coverings and other linens was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Window and floor coverings and other linens:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Window and floor coverings and other linens, over time, for $20 beginning in 2010. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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