Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories priced at $20 in 2000 $20.77 in 2018

Historical Price Inflation for Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories

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Prices for Women's Underwear, Nightwear, Sportswear And Accessories, 2000-2018 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories were 3.86% higher in 2018 versus 2000 (a $0.77 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2018: Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories experienced an average inflation rate of 0.21% per year. In other words, women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $20.77 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.12% during this same period, inflation for women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories was lower.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by -0.39%, which is below the average yearly change for women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories during the 2000-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories was much lower.

Price Inflation for Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories since 1998

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2002 (-4.31%), 2012 (3.24%), and 2010 (3.06%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories:

Year 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
CPI 102.958 102.192 101.792 101.467 97.092 95.875 94.200 95.433 94.333 91.747 90.322 93.043 95.890 98.547 101.739 103.156 106.267 105.206 106.375 107.036 105.722

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories, over time, for $20 beginning in 2000. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2000 $20.00 -0.39%
2001 $19.94 -0.32%
2002 $19.08 -4.31%
2003 $18.84 -1.25%
2004 $18.51 -1.75%
2005 $18.75 1.31%
2006 $18.53 -1.15%
2007 $18.03 -2.74%
2008 $17.75 -1.55%
2009 $18.28 3.01%
2010 $18.84 3.06%
2011 $19.36 2.77%
2012 $19.99 3.24%
2013 $20.27 1.39%
2014 $20.88 3.02%
2015 $20.67 -1.00%
2016 $20.90 1.11%
2017 $21.03 0.62%
2018 $20.77 -1.23%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories, 2000-2018

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 USD value = 2018 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories was 101.792 in the year 2000 and 105.722 in 2018:

105.722 / 101.792 * $20 = $20.77

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $20.77 in 2018 (in the CPI category of Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories in 1998. In addition to women's underwear, nightwear, sportswear and accessories, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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