Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories priced at $20 in 2009 $22.91 in 2018

Historical Price Inflation for Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories

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Prices for Women's Underwear, Nightwear, Sportswear And Accessories, 2009-2018 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories were 14.54% higher in 2018 versus 2009.

Between 2009 and 2018: Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories experienced an average inflation rate of 1.52% per year. In other words, women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $22.91 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.66% during this same period, inflation for women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories was lower.

In the year 2009: Pricing changed by 3.03%, above the average yearly change for women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories during the 2009-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), price inflation for women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories was much higher.

Price Inflation for Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2002 (-4.30%), 2012 (3.23%), and 2010 (3.05%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories:

Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
CPI 100.000 102.954 102.192 101.792 101.454 97.092 95.854 94.192 95.438 94.385 91.805 90.378 93.116 95.952 98.564 101.749 103.161 106.286 105.219 106.391 107.052 106.658

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How to calculate the inflation rate for women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories, 2009-2018

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 2009 * 2009 USD value = 2018 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories was 93.116 in the year 2009 and 106.658 in 2018:

106.658 / 93.116 * $20 = $22.91

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2009 has the same "purchasing power" as $22.91 in 2018 (in the category of Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories in 1997. In addition to women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of other goods and services.

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