Fresh fruits priced at $10 in 2000 $14.15 in 2019

Historical Price Inflation for Fresh fruits

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Prices for Fresh Fruits, 2000-2019 ($10)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for fresh fruits were 41.50% higher in 2019 versus 2000 (a $4.15 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2019: Fresh fruits experienced an average inflation rate of 1.84% per year. In other words, fresh fruits costing $10 in the year 2000 would cost $14.15 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.03% during this same period, inflation for fresh fruits was lower.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by -3%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for fresh fruits during the 2000-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for fresh fruits was much lower.

Price Inflation for Fresh fruits since 1947

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1978 (19.06%), 1977 (15.06%), and 1991 (13.07%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Fresh fruits:

Year 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 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 21.867 21.875 23.742 22.300 21.733 23.725 23.967 24.083 23.725 24.467 25.467 27.517 25.500 27.733 28.225 28.542 31.433 31.642 30.317 31.650 32.150 36.292 35.117 35.550 37.700 39.808 44.558 48.442 51.667 51.692 59.475 70.808 79.692 84.783 89.492 99.358 95.133 105.783 116.408 118.608 131.925 143.167 152.558 171.050 193.408 184.025 188.192 201.100 218.958 234.233 236.275 246.608 266.283 258.300 264.958 270.217 279.192 286.767 297.433 315.358 329.610 345.464 324.369 322.317 333.059 336.490 343.120 359.691 351.892 359.766 361.418 365.227 365.502

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Buying power of $10 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Fresh fruits, over time, for $10 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 $10.00 -3.00%
2001 $10.26 2.58%
2002 $10.46 1.98%
2003 $10.81 3.32%
2004 $11.10 2.71%
2005 $11.52 3.72%
2006 $12.21 6.03%
2007 $12.76 4.52%
2008 $13.37 4.81%
2009 $12.56 -6.11%
2010 $12.48 -0.63%
2011 $12.89 3.33%
2012 $13.03 1.03%
2013 $13.28 1.97%
2014 $13.93 4.83%
2015 $13.62 -2.17%
2016 $13.93 2.24%
2017 $13.99 0.46%
2018 $14.14 1.05%
2019 $14.15 0.08%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for fresh fruits, 2000-2019

Start with the inflation rate formula:

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

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Fresh fruits was 258.300 in the year 2000 and 365.502 in 2019:

365.502 / 258.300 * $10 = $14.15

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $10 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $14.15 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Fresh fruits).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Fresh fruits in 1947. In addition to fresh fruits, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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