According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for cheese and related products are 29.08% higher in 2022 versus 2009 (a $5.82 difference in value).
Between 2009 and 2022: Cheese and related products experienced an average inflation rate of 1.98% per year. In other words, cheese and related products costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $25.82 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.42% during this same period, inflation for cheese and related products was lower.
In the year 2009: Pricing changed by -5.17%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for cheese and related products during the 2009-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), inflation for cheese and related products was much lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Cheese and related products, over time, for $20 beginning in 2009. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
|Year||USD Value||Inflation Rate|
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Cheese and related products: