Window and floor coverings and other linens priced at $20 in 2019 $20.40 in 2020

Window And Floor Coverings And Other Linens Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Window And Floor Coverings And Other Linens, 2019-2020 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for window and floor coverings and other linens were 1.99% higher in 2020 versus 2019 (a $0.40 difference in value).

Between 2019 and 2020: Window and floor coverings and other linens experienced an average inflation rate of 1.99% per year. In other words, window and floor coverings and other linens costing $20 in the year 2019 would cost $20.40 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 0.74% during this same period, inflation for window and floor coverings and other linens was higher.

In the year 2019: Pricing changed by -2.19%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for window and floor coverings and other linens during the 2019-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2019 (1.81%), inflation for window and floor coverings and other linens was much lower.

Price Inflation for Window and floor coverings and other linens since 2018

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2019 (-2.19%), and 2020 (1.99%).

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

Year 2018 2019 2020
CPI 57.729 56.466 57.587

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Buying power of $20 since 2019

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Window and floor coverings and other linens, over time, for $20 beginning in 2019. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2019 $20.00 -2.19%
2020 $20.40 1.99%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for window and floor coverings and other linens, 2019-2020

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2020 / CPI in 2019 * 2019 USD value = 2020 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Window and floor coverings and other linens was 56.466 in the year 2019 and 57.587 in 2020:

57.587 / 56.466 * $20 = $20.40

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2019 has the same "purchasing power" as $20.40 in 2020 (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 2018. 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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