According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for toys were 42.52% lower in 2020 versus 2013 (a $8.50 difference in value).
Between 2013 and 2020: Toys experienced an average inflation rate of -7.60% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, toys costing $20 in the year 2013 would cost $11.50 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.49% during this same period, inflation for toys was significantly lower.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by -5.37%, which is above the average yearly change for toys during the 2013-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), inflation for toys was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Toys:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Toys, over time, for $20 beginning in 2013. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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