According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for bread were 7.57% higher in 2021 versus 2016 (a $0.38 difference in value).
Between 2016 and 2021: Bread experienced an average inflation rate of 1.47% per year. In other words, bread costing $5 in the year 2016 would cost $5.38 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.01% during this same period, inflation for bread was lower.
In the year 2016: Pricing changed by -0.11%, which is below the average yearly change for bread during the 2016-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2016 (1.26%), inflation for bread was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Bread:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Bread, over time, for $5 beginning in 2016. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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