According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products are 52.51% higher in 2023 versus 2008 (a $10.50 difference in value).
Between 2008 and 2023: Bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products experienced an average inflation rate of 2.85% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products costing $20 in the year 2008 would cost $30.50 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.31% during this same period, inflation for bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products was higher.
In the year 2008: Pricing changed by 0.47%, which is below the average yearly change for bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products during the 2008-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2008 (3.84%), inflation for bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products was much lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products, over time, for $20 beginning in 2008. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products: