According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for outdoor equipment and supplies were 4.74% higher in 2021 versus 2017 (a $0.95 difference in value).
Between 2017 and 2021: Outdoor equipment and supplies experienced an average inflation rate of 1.16% per year. In other words, outdoor equipment and supplies costing $20 in the year 2017 would cost $20.95 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.09% during this same period, inflation for outdoor equipment and supplies was lower.
In the year 2017: Pricing changed by -0.65%, which is below the average yearly change for outdoor equipment and supplies during the 2017-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2017 (2.13%), inflation for outdoor equipment and supplies was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Outdoor equipment and supplies:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Outdoor equipment and supplies, over time, for $20 beginning in 2017. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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