According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for butter and margarine were 4.47% higher in 2020 versus 2015 (a $0.89 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2020: Butter and margarine experienced an average inflation rate of 0.88% per year. In other words, butter and margarine costing $20 in the year 2015 would cost $20.89 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.71% during this same period, inflation for butter and margarine was lower.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by 0.96%, which is above the average yearly change for butter and margarine during the 2015-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation for butter and margarine was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Butter and margarine:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Butter and margarine, 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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