Flour and prepared flour mixes priced at $20 in 2009 $25.03 in 2022

Flour And Prepared Flour Mixes Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Flour And Prepared Flour Mixes, 2009-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for flour and prepared flour mixes are 25.15% higher in 2022 versus 2009 (a $5.03 difference in value).

Between 2009 and 2022: Flour and prepared flour mixes experienced an average inflation rate of 1.74% per year. In other words, flour and prepared flour mixes costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $25.03 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.42% during this same period, inflation for flour and prepared flour mixes was lower.

In the year 2009: Pricing changed by 2.64%, which is above the average yearly change for flour and prepared flour mixes during the 2009-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), inflation for flour and prepared flour mixes was higher.

Price Inflation for Flour and prepared flour mixes since 1977

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2022 (18.94%), 2008 (17.88%), and 1979 (10.20%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2009

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Flour and prepared flour mixes, over time, for $20 beginning in 2009. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2009$20.002.64%
2010$19.31-3.45%
2011$20.717.27%
2012$21.825.34%
2013$21.81-0.07%
2014$21.55-1.16%
2015$21.23-1.52%
2016$20.79-2.07%
2017$20.40-1.85%
2018$20.500.46%
2019$20.32-0.86%
2020$20.561.21%
2021$21.042.34%
2022$25.0318.94%*

* 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 Flour and prepared flour mixes:

Year1977197819791980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI70.30075.84683.58591.69297.30898.78599.315101.938105.369106.638107.546110.654120.177125.154125.654132.569132.438134.785140.800151.600156.269159.062160.931160.162164.269170.954178.423177.823179.577182.177191.583225.830231.790223.801240.064252.895252.721249.798246.003240.906236.439237.527235.478238.326243.899290.088

Adjust flour and prepared flour mixes prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2009 * 2009 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Flour and prepared flour mixes was 231.790 in the year 2009 and 290.088 in 2022:

290.088 / 231.790 * $20 = $25.03

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2009 has the same "purchasing power" as $25.03 in 2022 (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 1977. 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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