According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for baby food were 7.01% higher in 2021 versus 2018 (a $0.70 difference in value).
Between 2018 and 2021: Baby food experienced an average inflation rate of 2.29% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, baby food costing $10 in the year 2018 would cost $10.70 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.83% during this same period, inflation for baby food was higher.
In the year 2018: Pricing changed by 2.18%, which is below the average yearly change for baby food during the 2018-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2018 (2.44%), inflation for baby food was lower.
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 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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