According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for breakfast cereal were 0.99% lower in 2021 versus 2014 (a $0.20 difference in value).
Between 2014 and 2021: Breakfast cereal experienced an average inflation rate of -0.14% per year. In other words, breakfast cereal costing $20 in the year 2014 would cost $19.80 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.69% during this same period, inflation for breakfast cereal was lower.
In the year 2014: Pricing changed by 0.47%, which is above the average yearly change for breakfast cereal during the 2014-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2014 (1.62%), inflation for breakfast cereal was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Breakfast cereal:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Breakfast cereal, over time, for $20 beginning in 2014. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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