According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for dried beans, peas, and lentils were 6.45% higher in 2020 versus 2011 (a $1.29 difference in value).
Between 2011 and 2020: Dried beans, peas, and lentils experienced an average inflation rate of 0.70% per year. In other words, dried beans, peas, and lentils costing $20 in the year 2011 would cost $21.29 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.57% during this same period, inflation for dried beans, peas, and lentils was lower.
In the year 2011: Pricing changed by 2.86%, which is above the average yearly change for dried beans, peas, and lentils during the 2011-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2011 (3.16%), inflation for dried beans, peas, and lentils was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Dried beans, peas, and lentils:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Dried beans, peas, and lentils, 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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