Outdoor equipment and supplies priced at $20 in 2018 $23.52 in 2022

Outdoor Equipment And Supplies Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Outdoor Equipment And Supplies, 2018-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for outdoor equipment and supplies are 17.62% higher in 2022 versus 2018 (a $3.52 difference in value).

Between 2018 and 2022: Outdoor equipment and supplies experienced an average inflation rate of 4.14% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, outdoor equipment and supplies costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $23.52 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.62% during this same period, inflation for outdoor equipment and supplies was higher.

In the year 2018: Pricing changed by -0.44%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for outdoor equipment and supplies during the 2018-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2018 (2.44%), inflation for outdoor equipment and supplies was 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 (9.27%), 2000 (-3.36%), and 2021 (3.18%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2018

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Outdoor equipment and supplies, over time, for $20 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2018$20.00-0.44%
2019$20.341.72%
2020$20.862.56%
2021$21.533.18%
2022$23.529.27%*
* 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:

Year19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.000101.254100.11596.75496.50895.72394.23892.62392.40092.13891.99090.66091.39588.89488.33788.24887.88587.02386.80286.21485.65085.26986.73288.95691.788100.297

Adjust outdoor equipment and supplies prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2018 * 2018 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Outdoor equipment and supplies was 85.269 in the year 2018 and 100.297 in 2022:

100.297 / 85.269 * $20 = $23.52

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2018 has the same "purchasing power" as $23.52 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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