According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for citrus fruits were 3.29% higher in 2021 versus 2017 (a $0.66 difference in value).
Between 2017 and 2021: Citrus fruits experienced an average inflation rate of 0.81% per year. In other words, citrus fruits costing $20 in the year 2017 would cost $20.66 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.98% during this same period, inflation for citrus fruits was lower.
In the year 2017: Pricing changed by 4.65%, which is significantly above the average yearly change for citrus fruits during the 2017-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2017 (2.13%), inflation for citrus fruits was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Citrus fruits:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Citrus 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:
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