According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for boys' and girls' footwear are 0.74% lower in 2023 versus 2022 (a $0.15 difference in value).
Between 2022 and 2023: Boys' and girls' footwear experienced an average inflation rate of -0.74% per year. In other words, boys' and girls' footwear costing $20 in the year 2022 would cost $19.85 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.51% during this same period, inflation for boys' and girls' footwear was significantly lower.
In the year 2022: Pricing changed by 5.78%, which is significantly above the average yearly change for boys' and girls' footwear during the 2022-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2022 (8%), inflation for boys' and girls' footwear was lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Boys' and girls' footwear, over time, for $20 beginning in 2022. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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* 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: