Other food at home priced at $20 in 2000 $27.12 in 2019

Historical Price Inflation for Other food at home

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Prices for Other Food At Home, 2000-2019 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other food at home were 35.61% higher in 2019 versus 2000 (a $7.12 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2019: Other food at home experienced an average inflation rate of 1.62% per year. In other words, other food at home costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $27.12 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.09% during this same period, inflation for other food at home was lower.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 1.41%, which is below the average yearly change for other food at home during the 2000-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for other food at home was lower.

Price Inflation for Other food at home since 1967

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1974 (30.10%), 1977 (21.16%), and 1975 (15.94%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Other food at home:

Year 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 29.285 29.777 30.677 32.869 34.285 34.592 36.723 47.777 55.392 56.423 68.362 73.638 79.015 88.400 94.954 97.346 99.531 103.123 105.700 109.385 110.485 113.131 119.085 123.423 127.262 128.831 130.462 135.608 140.769 142.938 147.338 150.815 153.469 155.638 159.562 160.785 162.600 164.885 166.962 169.631 173.275 184.166 191.220 191.124 197.358 204.844 204.812 206.158 209.334 209.523 209.865 210.220 211.057

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other food at home, 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 1.41%
2001 $20.50 2.52%
2002 $20.66 0.77%
2003 $20.89 1.13%
2004 $21.19 1.41%
2005 $21.46 1.26%
2006 $21.80 1.60%
2007 $22.27 2.15%
2008 $23.67 6.29%
2009 $24.57 3.83%
2010 $24.56 -0.05%
2011 $25.36 3.26%
2012 $26.32 3.79%
2013 $26.32 -0.02%
2014 $26.49 0.66%
2015 $26.90 1.54%
2016 $26.92 0.09%
2017 $26.97 0.16%
2018 $27.01 0.17%
2019 $27.12 0.40%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for other food at home, 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 Other food at home was 155.638 in the year 2000 and 211.057 in 2019:

211.057 / 155.638 * $20 = $27.12

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $27.12 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Other food at home).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Other food at home in 1967. In addition to other food at home, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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