According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for crackers, bread, and cracker products are 37.86% higher in 2023 versus 2017 (a $7.57 difference in value).
Between 2017 and 2023: Crackers, bread, and cracker products experienced an average inflation rate of 5.50% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, crackers, bread, and cracker products costing $20 in the year 2017 would cost $27.57 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.67% during this same period, inflation for crackers, bread, and cracker products was higher.
In the year 2017: Pricing changed by -0.71%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for crackers, bread, and cracker products during the 2017-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2017 (2.13%), inflation for crackers, bread, and cracker products was lower.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Crackers, bread, and cracker products, 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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* 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 Crackers, bread, and cracker products: