Infants' equipment priced at $20 in 2005 $15.86 in 2020

Infants' Equipment Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Infants' Equipment, 2005-2020 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for infants' equipment are 20.72% lower in 2020 versus 2005 (a $4.14 difference in value).

Between 2005 and 2020: Infants' equipment experienced an average inflation rate of -1.54% per year. In other words, infants' equipment costing $20 in the year 2005 would cost $15.86 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.90% during this same period, inflation for infants' equipment was significantly lower.

Price Inflation for Infants' equipment since 2005

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2020 (12.23%), 2019 (-5.81%), and 2016 (-5.16%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2005

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Infants' equipment, over time, for $20 beginning in 2005. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2005$20.00-
2006$19.26-3.68%
2007$19.18-0.46%
2008$19.471.54%
2009$20.073.08%
2010$19.17-4.51%
2011$18.75-2.17%
2012$18.13-3.29%
2013$17.80-1.82%
2014$17.44-2.02%
2015$17.09-2.00%
2016$16.21-5.16%
2017$15.52-4.28%
2018$15.00-3.35%
2019$14.13-5.81%
2020$15.8612.23%*

* 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 Infants' equipment:

Year2005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
CPI100.00096.32395.87897.356100.35395.82793.75190.66589.01387.22085.47381.06377.59775.00170.64479.283

Adjust infants' equipment prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2020 / CPI in 2005 * 2005 USD value = 2020 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Infants' equipment was 100.000 in the year 2005 and 79.283 in 2020:

79.283 / 100.000 * $20 = $15.86

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2005 has the same "purchasing power" as $15.86 in 2020 (in the CPI category of Infants' equipment).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Infants' equipment in 2005. In addition to infants' equipment, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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