Furniture and bedding priced at $20 in 2000 $16.52 in 2018

Historical Price Inflation for Furniture and bedding

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Prices for Furniture And Bedding, 2000-2018 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for furniture and bedding were 17.42% lower in 2018 versus 2000 (a $3.48 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2018: Furniture and bedding experienced an average inflation rate of -1.06% per year. In other words, furniture and bedding costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $16.52 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.12% during this same period, inflation for furniture and bedding was significantly lower.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by -0.37%, which is above the average yearly change for furniture and bedding during the 2000-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for furniture and bedding was much lower.

Price Inflation for Furniture and bedding since 1935

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1942 (13.79%), 1944 (13.17%), and 1937 (12.05%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Furniture and bedding:

Year 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
CPI 15.900 16.600 18.600 18.200 17.900 18.200 20.300 23.100 24.300 27.500 30.000 32.500 36.240 39.760 38.420 39.160 43.020 42.060 41.780 41.380 40.700 41.060 42.060 41.780 41.860 41.960 42.400 42.600 42.780 42.833 43.133 44.260 45.920 48.300 50.908 52.962 54.577 55.523 57.423 62.369 67.354 69.754 72.385 76.077 81.208 88.031 93.800 97.715 100.138 102.131 104.862 107.200 109.708 113.238 113.908 115.685 116.608 120.592 123.515 128.169 130.862 134.092 134.462 135.031 134.885 134.385 132.154 129.431 127.715 127.300 125.923 126.977 125.836 124.535 124.787 119.738 118.556 120.225 118.732 115.539 114.659 112.064 111.011 110.976

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Furniture and bedding, over time, for $20 beginning in 2000. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2000 $20.00 -0.37%
2001 $19.67 -1.66%
2002 $19.26 -2.06%
2003 $19.01 -1.33%
2004 $18.95 -0.33%
2005 $18.74 -1.08%
2006 $18.90 0.84%
2007 $18.73 -0.90%
2008 $18.53 -1.03%
2009 $18.57 0.20%
2010 $17.82 -4.05%
2011 $17.64 -0.99%
2012 $17.89 1.41%
2013 $17.67 -1.24%
2014 $17.20 -2.69%
2015 $17.06 -0.76%
2016 $16.68 -2.26%
2017 $16.52 -0.94%
2018 $16.52 -0.03%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for furniture and bedding, 2000-2018

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 USD value = 2018 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Furniture and bedding was 134.385 in the year 2000 and 110.976 in 2018:

110.976 / 134.385 * $20 = $16.52

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $16.52 in 2018 (in the CPI category of Furniture and bedding).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Furniture and bedding in 1935. In addition to furniture and bedding, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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