Fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins priced at $20 in 2012 $21.51 in 2019

Historical Price Inflation for Fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins

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Prices for Fresh Biscuits, Rolls, Muffins, 2012-2019 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins were 7.56% higher in 2019 versus 2012 (a $1.51 difference in value).

Between 2012 and 2019: Fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins experienced an average inflation rate of 1.05% per year. In other words, fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins costing $20 in the year 2012 would cost $21.51 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.49% during this same period, inflation for fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins was lower.

In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 2.31%, which is above the average yearly change for fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins during the 2012-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins was higher.

Price Inflation for Fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins since 2007

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2008 (11.25%), 2011 (6.57%), and 2015 (2.38%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins:

Year 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
CPI 136.458 151.813 154.897 153.881 163.992 167.782 171.564 171.985 176.085 175.893 175.624 178.645 180.474

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Buying power of $20 since 2012

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins, over time, for $20 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2012 $20.00 2.31%
2013 $20.45 2.25%
2014 $20.50 0.25%
2015 $20.99 2.38%
2016 $20.97 -0.11%
2017 $20.93 -0.15%
2018 $21.29 1.72%
2019 $21.51 1.02%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins, 2012-2019

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2019 / CPI in 2012 * 2012 USD value = 2019 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins was 167.782 in the year 2012 and 180.474 in 2019:

180.474 / 167.782 * $20 = $21.51

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2012 has the same "purchasing power" as $21.51 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins in 2007. In addition to fresh biscuits, rolls, muffins, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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