Women's footwear priced at $20 in 2011 $21.14 in 2022

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Prices for Women's Footwear, 2011-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for women's footwear are 5.72% higher in 2022 versus 2011 (a $1.14 difference in value).

Between 2011 and 2022: Women's footwear experienced an average inflation rate of 0.51% per year. In other words, women's footwear costing $20 in the year 2011 would cost $21.14 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.35% during this same period, inflation for women's footwear was lower.

In the year 2011: Pricing changed by -1.30%, which is below the average yearly change for women's footwear during the 2011-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2011 (3.16%), inflation for women's footwear was much lower.

Price Inflation for Women's footwear since 1977

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1979 (6.29%), 1980 (6.09%), and 2022 (5.04%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2011

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Women's footwear, over time, for $20 beginning in 2011. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2011$20.00-1.30%
2012$20.572.85%
2013$21.092.51%
2014$20.70-1.84%
2015$20.840.71%
2016$20.80-0.22%
2017$20.56-1.15%
2018$20.20-1.77%
2019$20.08-0.55%
2020$19.50-2.92%
2021$20.133.24%
2022$21.145.04%*

* 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 Women's footwear:

Year1977197819791980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI79.60081.74686.88592.17796.80099.85499.992100.169100.92398.500100.946104.500109.008110.600114.554119.700122.008120.415119.369121.031121.969123.108121.508119.623120.877118.985118.423118.408121.854122.823122.465122.562123.396125.293123.661127.188130.374127.972128.884128.604127.125124.871124.185120.559124.462130.733

Adjust women's footwear prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2011 * 2011 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Women's footwear was 123.661 in the year 2011 and 130.733 in 2022:

130.733 / 123.661 * $20 = $21.14

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2011 has the same "purchasing power" as $21.14 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Women's footwear).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Women's footwear in 1977. In addition to women's footwear, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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