According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for boys' apparel are 2.03% higher in 2023 versus 2022 (a $0.41 difference in value).
Between 2022 and 2023: Boys' apparel experienced an average inflation rate of 2.03% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, boys' apparel costing $20 in the year 2022 would cost $20.41 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.51% during this same period, inflation for boys' apparel was lower.
In the year 2022: Pricing changed by 4.26%, which is above the average yearly change for boys' apparel during the 2022-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2022 (8%), inflation for boys' apparel was much lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Boys' apparel, over time, for $20 beginning in 2022. 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' apparel: