According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for women's footwear were 2.22% higher in 2021 versus 2020 (a $0.44 difference in value).
Between 2020 and 2021: Women's footwear experienced an average inflation rate of 2.22% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, women's footwear costing $20 in the year 2020 would cost $20.44 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.55% during this same period, inflation for women's footwear was lower.
In the year 2020: Pricing changed by -2.92%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for women's footwear during the 2020-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2020 (1.23%), inflation for women's footwear was much lower.
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 2020. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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