According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for tools, hardware, outdoor equipment and supplies are 13.18% higher in 2022 versus 2011 (a $2.64 difference in value).
Between 2011 and 2022: Tools, hardware, outdoor equipment and supplies experienced an average inflation rate of 1.13% per year. In other words, tools, hardware, outdoor equipment and supplies costing $20 in the year 2011 would cost $22.64 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.23% during this same period, inflation for tools, hardware, outdoor equipment and supplies was lower.
In the year 2011: Pricing changed by 0.01%, which is below the average yearly change for tools, hardware, outdoor equipment and supplies during the 2011-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2011 (3.16%), inflation for tools, hardware, outdoor equipment and supplies was much lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Tools, hardware, outdoor equipment and supplies, over time, for $20 beginning in 2011. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Tools, hardware, outdoor equipment and supplies: