According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for women's footwear were 5.16% lower in 2021 versus 2013 (a $1.03 difference in value).
Between 2013 and 2021: Women's footwear experienced an average inflation rate of -0.66% per year. In other words, women's footwear costing $20 in the year 2013 would cost $18.97 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.80% during this same period, inflation for women's footwear was lower.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by 2.51%, which is significantly above the average yearly change for women's footwear during the 2013-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), inflation for women's footwear was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Women's footwear:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Women's footwear, 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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