Outdoor equipment and supplies priced at $20 in 2001 $20.95 in 2022

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Prices for Outdoor Equipment And Supplies, 2001-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for outdoor equipment and supplies are 4.77% higher in 2022 versus 2001 (a $0.95 difference in value).

Between 2001 and 2022: Outdoor equipment and supplies experienced an average inflation rate of 0.22% per year. In other words, outdoor equipment and supplies costing $20 in the year 2001 would cost $20.95 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.41% during this same period, inflation for outdoor equipment and supplies was lower.

In the year 2001: Pricing changed by -0.25%, which is below the average yearly change for outdoor equipment and supplies during the 2001-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2001 (2.83%), inflation for outdoor equipment and supplies was much lower.

Price Inflation for Outdoor equipment and supplies since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2022 (10.15%), 2000 (-3.36%), and 2021 (3.18%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2001

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Outdoor equipment and supplies, over time, for $20 beginning in 2001. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2001$20.00-0.25%
2002$19.84-0.81%
2003$19.53-1.55%
2004$19.19-1.71%
2005$19.15-0.24%
2006$19.09-0.28%
2007$19.06-0.16%
2008$18.79-1.44%
2009$18.940.81%
2010$18.42-2.74%
2011$18.31-0.63%
2012$18.29-0.10%
2013$18.21-0.41%
2014$18.03-0.98%
2015$17.99-0.25%
2016$17.87-0.68%
2017$17.75-0.65%
2018$17.67-0.44%
2019$17.971.72%
2020$18.432.56%
2021$19.023.18%
2022$20.9510.15%*

* 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 Outdoor equipment and supplies:

Year19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.000101.254100.11596.75496.50895.72394.23892.62392.40092.13891.99090.66091.39588.89488.33788.24887.88587.02386.80286.21485.65085.26986.73288.95691.788101.108

Adjust outdoor equipment and supplies prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2001 * 2001 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Outdoor equipment and supplies was 96.508 in the year 2001 and 101.108 in 2022:

101.108 / 96.508 * $20 = $20.95

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2001 has the same "purchasing power" as $20.95 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Outdoor equipment and supplies).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Outdoor equipment and supplies in 1997. In addition to outdoor equipment and supplies, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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