Crackers, bread, and cracker products priced at $20 in 2002 $26.63 in 2020

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Prices for Crackers, Bread, And Cracker Products, 2002-2020 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for crackers, bread, and cracker products were 33.17% higher in 2020 versus 2002 (a $6.63 difference in value).

Between 2002 and 2020: Crackers, bread, and cracker products experienced an average inflation rate of 1.60% per year. In other words, crackers, bread, and cracker products costing $20 in the year 2002 would cost $26.63 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.03% during this same period, inflation for crackers, bread, and cracker products was lower.

In the year 2002: Pricing changed by 1.92%, which is above the average yearly change for crackers, bread, and cracker products during the 2002-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2002 (1.59%), inflation for crackers, bread, and cracker products was higher.

Price Inflation for Crackers, bread, and cracker products since 1993

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1996 (9.08%), 2008 (7.29%), and 2009 (4.60%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Crackers, bread, and cracker products:

Year 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
CPI 177.283 180.500 185.483 202.317 210.775 214.717 218.600 225.083 231.625 236.067 243.408 249.258 246.542 250.733 255.317 273.926 286.532 285.959 293.982 302.957 300.834 305.883 307.858 306.162 303.951 300.464 306.906 314.372

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Buying power of $20 since 2002

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Crackers, bread, and cracker products, over time, for $20 beginning in 2002. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2002 $20.00 1.92%
2003 $20.62 3.11%
2004 $21.12 2.40%
2005 $20.89 -1.09%
2006 $21.24 1.70%
2007 $21.63 1.83%
2008 $23.21 7.29%
2009 $24.28 4.60%
2010 $24.23 -0.20%
2011 $24.91 2.81%
2012 $25.67 3.05%
2013 $25.49 -0.70%
2014 $25.91 1.68%
2015 $26.08 0.65%
2016 $25.94 -0.55%
2017 $25.75 -0.72%
2018 $25.46 -1.15%
2019 $26.00 2.14%
2020 $26.63 2.43%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for crackers, bread, and cracker products, 2002-2020

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2020 / CPI in 2002 * 2002 USD value = 2020 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Crackers, bread, and cracker products was 236.067 in the year 2002 and 314.372 in 2020:

314.372 / 236.067 * $20 = $26.63

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2002 has the same "purchasing power" as $26.63 in 2020 (in the CPI category of Crackers, bread, and cracker products).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Crackers, bread, and cracker products in 1993. In addition to crackers, bread, and cracker products, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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