According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for cheese and related products were 6.90% higher in 2021 versus 2019 (a $1.38 difference in value).
Between 2019 and 2021: Cheese and related products experienced an average inflation rate of 3.39% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, cheese and related products costing $20 in the year 2019 would cost $21.38 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.15% during this same period, inflation for cheese and related products was higher.
In the year 2019: Pricing changed by -0.25%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for cheese and related products during the 2019-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2019 (1.81%), inflation for cheese and related products was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Cheese and related products:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Cheese and related products, over time, for $20 beginning in 2019. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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