According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for boys' and girls' footwear were 7.84% higher in 2021 versus 2013 (a $1.57 difference in value).
Between 2013 and 2021: Boys' and girls' footwear experienced an average inflation rate of 0.95% per year. In other words, boys' and girls' footwear costing $20 in the year 2013 would cost $21.57 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.54% during this same period, inflation for boys' and girls' footwear was lower.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by 2.09%, which is above the average yearly change for boys' and girls' footwear during the 2013-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), inflation for boys' and girls' footwear was higher.
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 2013. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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