Citrus fruits priced at $20 in 2005 $33.55 in 2022

Citrus Fruits Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Citrus Fruits, 2005-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for citrus fruits are 67.73% higher in 2022 versus 2005 (a $13.55 difference in value).

Between 2005 and 2022: Citrus fruits experienced an average inflation rate of 3.09% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, citrus fruits costing $20 in the year 2005 would cost $33.55 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.41% during this same period, inflation for citrus fruits was higher.

In the year 2005: Pricing changed by 10.23%, which is significantly above the average yearly change for citrus fruits during the 2005-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2005 (3.39%), inflation for citrus fruits was much higher.

Price Inflation for Citrus fruits since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1998 (28.08%), 1999 (24.12%), and 2000 (-14.63%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2005

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Citrus fruits, over time, for $20 beginning in 2005. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2005$20.0010.23%
2006$22.1210.62%
2007$24.3510.06%
2008$23.64-2.92%
2009$22.25-5.88%
2010$22.822.59%
2011$23.703.82%
2012$23.33-1.54%
2013$24.073.18%
2014$26.7010.92%
2015$26.19-1.91%
2016$26.892.65%
2017$28.144.65%
2018$29.805.91%
2019$28.82-3.27%
2020$28.26-1.95%
2021$30.066.37%
2022$33.5511.58%*

* 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 Citrus fruits:

Year19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.000128.077158.969135.708141.992150.338152.462162.131178.723197.700217.583211.230198.806203.959211.751208.479215.112238.610234.064240.264251.429266.277257.567252.551268.649299.766

Adjust citrus fruits prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2005 * 2005 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Citrus fruits was 178.723 in the year 2005 and 299.766 in 2022:

299.766 / 178.723 * $20 = $33.55

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2005 has the same "purchasing power" as $33.55 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Citrus fruits).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Citrus fruits in 1997. In addition to citrus fruits, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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