According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products were 34.68% higher in 2021 versus 2009 (a $6.94 difference in value).
Between 2009 and 2021: Bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products experienced an average inflation rate of 2.51% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $26.94 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.78% during this same period, inflation for bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products was higher.
In the year 2009: Pricing changed by -0.26%, which is below the average yearly change for bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products during the 2009-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), inflation for bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Bacon, breakfast sausage, and related products, over time, for $20 beginning in 2009. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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