Flour and prepared flour mixes priced at $20 in 2018 $20.07 in 2020

Flour And Prepared Flour Mixes Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Flour And Prepared Flour Mixes, 2018-2020 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for flour and prepared flour mixes were 0.36% higher in 2020 versus 2018 (a $0.07 difference in value).

Between 2018 and 2020: Flour and prepared flour mixes experienced an average inflation rate of 0.18% per year. In other words, flour and prepared flour mixes costing $20 in the year 2018 would cost $20.07 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.46% during this same period, inflation for flour and prepared flour mixes was lower.

Price Inflation for Flour and prepared flour mixes since 2018

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2020 (1.23%), and 2019 (-0.86%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Flour and prepared flour mixes:

Year 2018 2019 2020
CPI 237.527 235.478 238.375

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Buying power of $20 since 2018

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Flour and prepared flour mixes, over time, for $20 beginning in 2018. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2018 $20.00 -
2019 $19.83 -0.86%
2020 $20.07 1.23%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for flour and prepared flour mixes, 2018-2020

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2020 / CPI in 2018 * 2018 USD value = 2020 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Flour and prepared flour mixes was 237.527 in the year 2018 and 238.375 in 2020:

238.375 / 237.527 * $20 = $20.07

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2018 has the same "purchasing power" as $20.07 in 2020 (in the CPI category of Flour and prepared flour mixes).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Flour and prepared flour mixes in 2018. In addition to flour and prepared flour mixes, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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