According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for outdoor equipment and supplies are 27.86% higher in 2023 versus 2019 (a $5.57 difference in value).
Between 2019 and 2023: Outdoor equipment and supplies experienced an average inflation rate of 6.34% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, outdoor equipment and supplies costing $20 in the year 2019 would cost $25.57 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 4.19% during this same period, inflation for outdoor equipment and supplies was higher.
In the year 2019: Pricing changed by 1.72%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for outdoor equipment and supplies during the 2019-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2019 (1.81%), inflation for outdoor equipment and supplies was lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Outdoor equipment and supplies, over time, for $20 beginning in 2019. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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* 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: