According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for food at home are 26.10% higher in 2023 versus 2014 (a $5.22 difference in value).
Between 2014 and 2023: Food at home experienced an average inflation rate of 2.61% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, food at home costing $20 in the year 2014 would cost $25.22 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.67% during this same period, inflation for food at home was lower.
In the year 2014: Pricing changed by 2.39%, which is below the average yearly change for food at home during the 2014-2023 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2014 (1.62%), inflation for food at home was higher.
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Food at home, over time, for $20 beginning in 2014. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
|Year||USD Value||Inflation 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 at home: