Food and beverages priced at $100 in 2005 $158.67 in 2022

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Prices for Food And Beverages, 2005-2022 ($100)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for food and beverages are 58.67% higher in 2022 versus 2005 (a $58.67 difference in value).

Between 2005 and 2022: Food and beverages experienced an average inflation rate of 2.75% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, food and beverages costing $100 in the year 2005 would cost $158.67 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.41% during this same period, inflation for food and beverages was higher.

In the year 2005: Pricing changed by 2.43%, which is below the average yearly change for food and beverages during the 2005-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2005 (3.39%), inflation for food and beverages was lower.

Price Inflation for Food and beverages since 1967

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1974 (13.76%), 1973 (13.29%), and 1979 (10.71%).

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Buying power of $100.00 since 2005

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Food and beverages, over time, for $100 beginning in 2005. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate

* 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 Food and beverages:


Adjust food and beverages prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2005 * 2005 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Food and beverages was 191.169 in the year 2005 and 303.319 in 2022:

303.319 / 191.169 * $100 = $158.67

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $100 in 2005 has the same "purchasing power" as $158.67 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Food and beverages).

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Food and beverages in 1967. In addition to food and beverages, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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