According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for cereals and cereal products were 2.12% higher in 2021 versus 2017 (a $0.42 difference in value).
Between 2017 and 2021: Cereals and cereal products experienced an average inflation rate of 0.53% per year. In other words, cereals and cereal products costing $20 in the year 2017 would cost $20.42 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.64% during this same period, inflation for cereals and cereal products was lower.
In the year 2017: Pricing changed by -1.53%, which is below the average yearly change for cereals and cereal products during the 2017-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2017 (2.13%), inflation for cereals and cereal products was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Cereals and cereal products:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Cereals and cereal products, over time, for $20 beginning in 2017. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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