According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for crackers, bread, and cracker products were 8.28% higher in 2021 versus 2018 (a $1.66 difference in value).
Between 2018 and 2021: Crackers, bread, and cracker products experienced an average inflation rate of 2.69% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, crackers, bread, and cracker products costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $21.66 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.28% during this same period, inflation for crackers, bread, and cracker products was higher.
In the year 2018: Pricing changed by -1.16%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for crackers, bread, and cracker products during the 2018-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2018 (2.44%), inflation for crackers, bread, and cracker products was much lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Crackers, bread, and cracker products:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Crackers, bread, and cracker products, over time, for $20 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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