According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for men's shirts and sweaters were 6.85% lower in 2020 versus 2010 (a $1.37 difference in value).
Between 2010 and 2020: Men's shirts and sweaters experienced an average inflation rate of -0.71% per year. In other words, men's shirts and sweaters costing $20 in the year 2010 would cost $18.63 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.69% during this same period, inflation for men's shirts and sweaters was lower.
In the year 2010: Pricing changed by -2.87%, which is below the average yearly change for men's shirts and sweaters during the 2010-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2010 (1.64%), inflation for men's shirts and sweaters was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Men's shirts and sweaters:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Men's shirts and sweaters, over time, for $20 beginning in 2010. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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