Breakfast sausage and related products priced at $20 in 2008 $24.27 in 2021

Breakfast Sausage And Related Products Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Breakfast Sausage And Related Products, 2008-2021 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for breakfast sausage and related products were 21.34% higher in 2021 versus 2008 (a $4.27 difference in value).

Between 2008 and 2021: Breakfast sausage and related products experienced an average inflation rate of 1.50% per year. In other words, breakfast sausage and related products costing $20 in the year 2008 would cost $24.27 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.51% during this same period, inflation for breakfast sausage and related products was lower.

In the year 2008: Pricing changed by 2.37%, which is above the average yearly change for breakfast sausage and related products during the 2008-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2008 (3.84%), inflation for breakfast sausage and related products was lower.

Price Inflation for Breakfast sausage and related products since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2014 (10.09%), 2004 (6.48%), and 2000 (6.41%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Breakfast sausage and related products:

Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
CPI 100.000 99.462 99.631 106.015 109.377 110.815 112.831 120.138 120.992 120.008 123.001 125.914 128.281 129.263 136.916 138.467 138.921 152.938 148.685 143.031 142.741 143.719 144.695 152.349 152.779

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Buying power of $20 since 2008

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Breakfast sausage and related products, over time, for $20 beginning in 2008. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2008 $20.00 2.37%
2009 $20.38 1.88%
2010 $20.53 0.77%
2011 $21.75 5.92%
2012 $21.99 1.13%
2013 $22.07 0.33%
2014 $24.29 10.09%
2015 $23.62 -2.78%
2016 $22.72 -3.80%
2017 $22.67 -0.20%
2018 $22.83 0.69%
2019 $22.98 0.68%
2020 $24.20 5.29%
2021 $24.27 0.28%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for breakfast sausage and related products, 2008-2021

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2021 / CPI in 2008 * 2008 USD value = 2021 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Breakfast sausage and related products was 125.914 in the year 2008 and 152.779 in 2021:

152.779 / 125.914 * $20 = $24.27

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2008 has the same "purchasing power" as $24.27 in 2021 (in the CPI category of Breakfast sausage and related products).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Breakfast sausage and related products in 1997. In addition to breakfast sausage and related products, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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