Citrus fruits priced at $20 in 2018 $21.78 in 2024

Citrus Fruits Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Citrus Fruits, 2018-2024 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for citrus fruits are 8.90% higher in 2024 versus 2018 (a $1.78 difference in value).

Between 2018 and 2024: Citrus fruits experienced an average inflation rate of 1.43% per year. In other words, citrus fruits costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $21.78 in 2024 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.59% during this same period, inflation for citrus fruits was lower.

In the year 2018: Pricing changed by 5.91%, which is significantly above the average yearly change for citrus fruits during the 2018-2024 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2018 (2.44%), 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 2018

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Citrus fruits, over time, for $20 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2018$20.005.91%
2019$19.35-3.27%
2020$18.97-1.95%
2021$20.186.37%
2022$22.5211.58%
2023$22.21-1.36%
2024$21.78-1.93%*

* 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:

Year1997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018201920202021202220232024
CPI100.000128.077158.969135.708141.992150.338152.462162.131178.723197.700217.583211.230198.806203.959211.751208.479215.112238.610234.064240.264251.429266.277257.567252.551268.649299.766295.695289.986

Adjust citrus fruits prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2024 / CPI in 2018 * 2018 USD value = 2024 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Citrus fruits was 266.277 in the year 2018 and 289.986 in 2024:

289.986 / 266.277 * $20 = $21.78

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2018 has the same "purchasing power" as $21.78 in 2024 (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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