According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for boys' apparel were 2.61% lower in 2020 versus 2014 (a $0.52 difference in value).
Between 2014 and 2020: Boys' apparel experienced an average inflation rate of -0.44% per year. In other words, boys' apparel costing $20 in the year 2014 would cost $19.48 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.50% during this same period, inflation for boys' apparel was lower.
In the year 2014: Pricing changed by 1.25%, which is above the average yearly change for boys' apparel during the 2014-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2014 (1.62%), inflation for boys' apparel was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Boys' apparel:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Boys' apparel, over time, for $20 beginning in 2014. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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