According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for cookies were 44.98% higher in 2019 versus 2000 (a $9 difference in value).

**Between 2000 and 2019:** Cookies experienced an average inflation rate of 1.97% per year.
In other words, cookies costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $29 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase.
Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.03% during this same period, inflation for cookies was
lower.

**In the year 2000:** Pricing changed by 0.16%, which is
below the average yearly
change for cookies during the 2000-2019 time period.
Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for cookies was
much lower.

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for *Cookies*:

Year |
1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 |

CPI |
63.500 | 66.215 | 72.708 | 80.862 | 90.562 | 95.615 | 99.200 | 105.177 | 110.908 | 114.792 | 119.931 | 125.954 | 135.308 | 142.938 | 150.823 | 156.269 | 158.885 | 165.808 | 170.185 | 174.762 | 180.192 | 183.108 | 187.338 | 187.631 | 190.715 | 196.162 | 202.569 | 205.192 | 206.423 | 211.577 | 217.879 | 232.443 | 244.084 | 245.378 | 245.932 | 257.435 | 262.598 | 265.134 | 268.451 | 268.315 | 267.394 | 269.443 | 272.034 |

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Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Cookies, 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 | 0.16% |

2001 | $20.33 | 1.64% |

2002 | $20.91 | 2.86% |

2003 | $21.59 | 3.27% |

2004 | $21.87 | 1.29% |

2005 | $22.00 | 0.60% |

2006 | $22.55 | 2.50% |

2007 | $23.22 | 2.98% |

2008 | $24.78 | 6.68% |

2009 | $26.02 | 5.01% |

2010 | $26.16 | 0.53% |

2011 | $26.21 | 0.23% |

2012 | $27.44 | 4.68% |

2013 | $27.99 | 2.01% |

2014 | $28.26 | 0.97% |

2015 | $28.61 | 1.25% |

2016 | $28.60 | -0.05% |

2017 | $28.50 | -0.34% |

2018 | $28.72 | 0.77% |

2019 | $29.00 | 0.96%* |

CPI in 2019 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 USD value = 2019 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Cookies was 187.631 in the year 2000 and 272.034 in 2019:

272.034 / 187.631 * $20 =

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $29 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Cookies).