According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for baby food are 22.60% higher in 2022 versus 2017 (a $2.26 difference in value).
Between 2017 and 2022: Baby food experienced an average inflation rate of 4.16% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, baby food costing $10 in the year 2017 would cost $12.26 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.38% during this same period, inflation for baby food was higher.
In the year 2017: Pricing changed by 1.59%, which is below the average yearly change for baby food during the 2017-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2017 (2.13%), inflation for baby food was lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Baby food, over time, for $10 beginning in 2017. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Baby food: