According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for food at home were 0.20% lower in 2019 versus 2015 (a $0.04 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2019: Food at home experienced an average inflation rate of -0.05% per year. In other words, food at home costing $20 in the year 2015 would cost $19.96 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.91% during this same period, inflation for food at home was lower.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by 1.17%, which is above the average yearly change for food at home during the 2015-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation for food at home was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Food at home:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Food at home, over time, for $20 beginning in 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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