Bread other than white priced at $20 in 2018 $20.96 in 2020

Bread Other Than White Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Bread Other Than White, 2018-2020 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for bread other than white were 4.79% higher in 2020 versus 2018 (a $0.96 difference in value).

Between 2018 and 2020: Bread other than white experienced an average inflation rate of 2.37% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, bread other than white costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $20.96 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.37% during this same period, inflation for bread other than white was higher.

Price Inflation for Bread other than white since 2018

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2019 (2.85%), and 2020 (1.88%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Bread other than white:

Year 2018 2019 2020
CPI 348.625 358.577 365.325

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Buying power of $20 since 2018

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Bread other than white, over time, for $20 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2018 $20.00 -
2019 $20.57 2.85%
2020 $20.96 1.88%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for bread other than white, 2018-2020

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2020 / CPI in 2018 * 2018 USD value = 2020 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Bread other than white was 348.625 in the year 2018 and 365.325 in 2020:

365.325 / 348.625 * $20 = $20.96

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2018 has the same "purchasing power" as $20.96 in 2020 (in the CPI category of Bread other than white).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Bread other than white in 2018. In addition to bread other than white, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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