Outdoor equipment and supplies priced at $20 in 2004 $21.58 in 2022

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Prices for Outdoor Equipment And Supplies, 2004-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for outdoor equipment and supplies are 7.91% higher in 2022 versus 2004 (a $1.58 difference in value).

Between 2004 and 2022: Outdoor equipment and supplies experienced an average inflation rate of 0.42% per year. In other words, outdoor equipment and supplies costing $20 in the year 2004 would cost $21.58 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.35% during this same period, inflation for outdoor equipment and supplies was lower.

In the year 2004: Pricing changed by -1.71%, which is below the average yearly change for outdoor equipment and supplies during the 2004-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2004 (2.68%), 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 (8.89%), 2000 (-3.36%), and 2021 (3.18%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2004

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Outdoor equipment and supplies, over time, for $20 beginning in 2004. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2004 $20.00 -1.71%
2005 $19.95 -0.24%
2006 $19.90 -0.28%
2007 $19.86 -0.16%
2008 $19.58 -1.44%
2009 $19.73 0.81%
2010 $19.19 -2.74%
2011 $19.07 -0.63%
2012 $19.06 -0.10%
2013 $18.98 -0.41%
2014 $18.79 -0.98%
2015 $18.74 -0.25%
2016 $18.62 -0.68%
2017 $18.49 -0.65%
2018 $18.41 -0.44%
2019 $18.73 1.72%
2020 $19.21 2.56%
2021 $19.82 3.18%
2022 $21.58 8.89%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Outdoor equipment and supplies:

Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
CPI 100.000 101.254 100.115 96.754 96.508 95.723 94.238 92.623 92.400 92.138 91.990 90.660 91.395 88.894 88.337 88.248 87.885 87.023 86.802 86.214 85.650 85.269 86.732 88.956 91.788 99.948

Adjust outdoor equipment and supplies prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2004 * 2004 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Outdoor equipment and supplies was 92.623 in the year 2004 and 99.948 in 2022:

99.948 / 92.623 * $20 = $21.58

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2004 has the same "purchasing power" as $21.58 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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