According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for bread were 0.48% higher in 2021 versus 2020 (a $0.02 difference in value).
Between 2020 and 2021: Bread experienced an average inflation rate of 0.48% per year. In other words, bread costing $5 in the year 2020 would cost $5.02 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.07% during this same period, inflation for bread was lower.
In the year 2020: Pricing changed by 3.55%, which is significantly above the average yearly change for bread during the 2020-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2020 (1.23%), inflation for bread was higher.
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 2020. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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