According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for boys' and girls' footwear were 14.71% higher in 2020 versus 2010 (a $2.94 difference in value).
Between 2010 and 2020: Boys' and girls' footwear experienced an average inflation rate of 1.38% per year. In other words, boys' and girls' footwear costing $20 in the year 2010 would cost $22.94 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.73% during this same period, inflation for boys' and girls' footwear was lower.
In the year 2010: Pricing changed by -0.49%, which is below the average yearly change for boys' and girls' footwear during the 2010-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2010 (1.64%), inflation for boys' and girls' footwear was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Boys' and girls' footwear:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Boys' and girls' footwear, over time, for $20 beginning in 2010. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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