According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for food at employee sites and schools were 11.19% lower in 2021 versus 2011 (a $2.24 difference in value).
Between 2011 and 2021: Food at employee sites and schools experienced an average inflation rate of -1.18% per year. In other words, food at employee sites and schools costing $20 in the year 2011 would cost $17.76 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.70% during this same period, inflation for food at employee sites and schools was lower.
In the year 2011: Pricing changed by 3.38%, which is significantly above the average yearly change for food at employee sites and schools during the 2011-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2011 (3.16%), inflation for food at employee sites and schools was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Food at employee sites and schools:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Food at employee sites and schools, 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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