Processed fish and seafood priced at $20 in 2000 $28.77 in 2019

Historical Price Inflation for Processed fish and seafood

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Prices for Processed Fish And Seafood, 2000-2019 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for processed fish and seafood were 43.87% higher in 2019 versus 2000 (a $8.77 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2019: Processed fish and seafood experienced an average inflation rate of 1.93% per year. In other words, processed fish and seafood costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $28.77 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.06% during this same period, inflation for processed fish and seafood was lower.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by -0.31%, which is below the average yearly change for processed fish and seafood during the 2000-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for processed fish and seafood was much lower.

Price Inflation for Processed fish and seafood since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2009 (6.68%), 2008 (6.24%), and 2011 (5.53%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Processed fish and seafood:

Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
CPI 100.000 102.138 103.308 102.992 103.362 104.638 105.369 106.077 108.615 110.685 113.415 120.496 128.549 127.528 134.574 140.247 142.527 148.439 146.957 142.989 144.573 146.547 148.177

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Processed fish and seafood, 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 -0.31%
2001 $20.07 0.36%
2002 $20.32 1.24%
2003 $20.46 0.70%
2004 $20.60 0.67%
2005 $21.09 2.39%
2006 $21.49 1.91%
2007 $22.02 2.47%
2008 $23.40 6.24%
2009 $24.96 6.68%
2010 $24.76 -0.79%
2011 $26.13 5.53%
2012 $27.23 4.22%
2013 $27.68 1.63%
2014 $28.83 4.15%
2015 $28.54 -1.00%
2016 $27.77 -2.70%
2017 $28.07 1.11%
2018 $28.46 1.36%
2019 $28.77 1.11%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for processed fish and seafood, 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 Processed fish and seafood was 102.992 in the year 2000 and 148.177 in 2019:

148.177 / 102.992 * $20 = $28.77

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $28.77 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Processed fish and seafood).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Processed fish and seafood in 1997. In addition to processed fish and seafood, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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