Outdoor equipment and supplies priced at $20 in 2000 $17.84 in 2019

Historical Price Inflation for Outdoor equipment and supplies

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Prices for Outdoor Equipment And Supplies, 2000-2019 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for outdoor equipment and supplies were 10.81% lower in 2019 versus 2000 (a $2.16 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2019: Outdoor equipment and supplies experienced an average inflation rate of -0.60% per year. In other words, outdoor equipment and supplies costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $17.84 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.09% during this same period, inflation for outdoor equipment and supplies was lower.

Price Inflation for Outdoor equipment and supplies since 2000

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2010 (-2.73%), 2004 (-1.72%), and 2003 (-1.56%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Outdoor equipment and supplies:

Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
CPI 96.767 96.508 95.733 94.242 92.617 92.400 92.133 91.989 90.666 91.403 88.909 88.336 88.245 87.881 87.018 86.798 86.212 85.647 85.270 86.304

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Outdoor equipment and supplies, 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 -
2001 $19.95 -0.27%
2002 $19.79 -0.80%
2003 $19.48 -1.56%
2004 $19.14 -1.72%
2005 $19.10 -0.23%
2006 $19.04 -0.29%
2007 $19.01 -0.16%
2008 $18.74 -1.44%
2009 $18.89 0.81%
2010 $18.38 -2.73%
2011 $18.26 -0.64%
2012 $18.24 -0.10%
2013 $18.16 -0.41%
2014 $17.99 -0.98%
2015 $17.94 -0.25%
2016 $17.82 -0.67%
2017 $17.70 -0.66%
2018 $17.62 -0.44%
2019 $17.84 1.21%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for outdoor equipment and supplies, 2000-2019

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2019 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 USD value = 2019 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Outdoor equipment and supplies was 96.767 in the year 2000 and 86.304 in 2019:

86.304 / 96.767 * $20 = $17.84

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $17.84 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Outdoor equipment and supplies).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Outdoor equipment and supplies in 2000. In addition to outdoor equipment and supplies, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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