According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for boys' and girls' footwear are 24.36% higher in 2022 versus 2009 (a $4.87 difference in value).
Between 2009 and 2022: Boys' and girls' footwear experienced an average inflation rate of 1.69% per year. In other words, boys' and girls' footwear costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $24.87 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.35% during this same period, inflation for boys' and girls' footwear was lower.
In the year 2009: Pricing changed by 4.48%, which is above the average yearly change for boys' and girls' footwear during the 2009-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), inflation for boys' and girls' footwear was much higher.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Boys' and girls' footwear, over time, for $20 beginning in 2009. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
|Year||USD Value||Inflation Rate|
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Boys' and girls' footwear: