According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for window and floor coverings and other linens were 2.08% lower in 2021 versus 2020 (a $0.42 difference in value).
Between 2020 and 2021: Window and floor coverings and other linens experienced an average inflation rate of -2.08% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, window and floor coverings and other linens costing $20 in the year 2020 would cost $19.58 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.68% during this same period, inflation for window and floor coverings and other linens was significantly lower.
In the year 2020: Pricing changed by 1.10%, which is significantly above the average yearly change for window and floor coverings and other linens during the 2020-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2020 (1.23%), inflation for window and floor coverings and other linens was 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 2020. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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