According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for coffee were 10.98% lower in 2019 versus 2012 (a $2.20 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2019: Coffee experienced an average inflation rate of -1.65% per year. In other words, coffee costing $20 in the year 2012 would cost $17.80 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.43% during this same period, inflation for coffee was significantly lower.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 1.69%, which is significantly above the average yearly change for coffee during the 2012-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for coffee was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Coffee:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Coffee, over time, for $20 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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