According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for toys were 34.47% lower in 2021 versus 2015 (a $6.89 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2021: Toys experienced an average inflation rate of -6.80% per year. This rate of change indicates significant deflation. In other words, toys costing $20 in the year 2015 would cost $13.11 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.96% during this same period, inflation for toys was significantly lower.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by -6.25%, which is above the average yearly change for toys during the 2015-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), 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 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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