According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other beverage materials including tea were 4.48% higher in 2019 versus 2009 (a $0.90 difference in value).
Between 2009 and 2019: Other beverage materials including tea experienced an average inflation rate of 0.44% per year. In other words, other beverage materials including tea costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $20.90 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.73% during this same period, inflation for other beverage materials including tea was lower.
In the year 2009: Pricing changed by 1.21%, which is above the average yearly change for other beverage materials including tea during the 2009-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), inflation for other beverage materials including tea was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Other beverage materials including tea:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other beverage materials including tea, over time, for $20 beginning in 2009. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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