According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for toys were 38.57% lower in 2021 versus 2014 (a $7.71 difference in value).
Between 2014 and 2021: Toys experienced an average inflation rate of -6.72% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, toys costing $20 in the year 2014 would cost $12.29 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.69% during this same period, inflation for toys was significantly lower.
In the year 2014: Pricing changed by -6.27%, which is above the average yearly change for toys during the 2014-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2014 (1.62%), 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 2014. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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