According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for breakfast cereal were 1.93% lower in 2021 versus 2015 (a $0.39 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2021: Breakfast cereal experienced an average inflation rate of -0.32% per year. In other words, breakfast cereal costing $20 in the year 2015 would cost $19.61 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.76% during this same period, inflation for breakfast cereal was lower.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by 0.42%, which is above the average yearly change for breakfast cereal during the 2015-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation for breakfast cereal was higher.
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 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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