According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for canned fruits were 4.03% higher in 2020 versus 2017 (a $0.81 difference in value).

**Between 2017 and 2020:** Canned fruits experienced an average inflation rate of 1.33% per year.
In other words, canned fruits costing $20 in the year 2017 would cost $20.81 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase.
Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.83% during this same period, inflation for canned fruits was
lower.

**In the year 2017:** Pricing changed by -1.09%, which is
below the average yearly
change for canned fruits during the 2017-2020 time period.
Compared to inflation for all items in 2017 (2.13%), inflation for canned fruits was
much lower.

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for *Canned fruits*:

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 |

CPI |
100.000 | 101.931 | 105.415 | 106.862 | 108.954 | 111.569 | 113.677 | 113.992 | 118.377 | 121.454 | 125.221 | 135.572 | 142.834 | 141.028 | 145.986 | 150.431 | 154.471 | 153.998 | 157.537 | 158.173 | 156.448 | 154.885 | 158.173 | 162.753 |

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Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Canned fruits, over time, for $20 beginning in 2017. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year | USD Value | Inflation Rate |
---|---|---|

2017 | $20.00 | -1.09% |

2018 | $19.80 | -1.00% |

2019 | $20.22 | 2.12% |

2020 | $20.81 | 2.90%* |

CPI in 2020 / CPI in 2017 * 2017 USD value = 2020 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Canned fruits was 156.448 in the year 2017 and 162.753 in 2020:

162.753 / 156.448 * $20 =

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2017 has the same "purchasing power" as $20.81 in 2020 (in the CPI category of Canned fruits).