According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for women's footwear are 3.02% higher in 2022 versus 2012 (a $0.60 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2022: Women's footwear experienced an average inflation rate of 0.30% per year. In other words, women's footwear costing $20 in the year 2012 would cost $20.60 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.42% during this same period, inflation for women's footwear was lower.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 2.85%, which is above the average yearly change for women's footwear during the 2012-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for women's footwear was higher.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Women's footwear, over time, for $20 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
|Year||USD Value||Inflation Rate|
* 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: