According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for baby food were 15.99% higher in 2020 versus 2012 (a $1.60 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2020: Baby food experienced an average inflation rate of 1.87% per year. In other words, baby food costing $10 in the year 2012 would cost $11.60 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.51% during this same period, inflation for baby food was higher.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 4.05%, which is above the average yearly change for baby food during the 2012-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for baby food was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Baby food:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Baby food, over time, for $10 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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