According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for commodities less food and energy commodities are 13.38% higher in 2022 versus 2011 (a $2.68 difference in value).
Between 2011 and 2022: Commodities less food and energy commodities experienced an average inflation rate of 1.15% per year. In other words, commodities less food and energy commodities costing $20 in the year 2011 would cost $22.68 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.32% during this same period, inflation for commodities less food and energy commodities was lower.
In the year 2011: Pricing changed by 1.33%, which is above the average yearly change for commodities less food and energy commodities during the 2011-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2011 (3.16%), inflation for commodities less food and energy commodities was lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Commodities less food and energy commodities, over time, for $20 beginning in 2011. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Commodities less food and energy commodities: