According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for food from vending machines and mobile vendors were 18.74% higher in 2020 versus 2013 (a $3.75 difference in value).
Between 2013 and 2020: Food from vending machines and mobile vendors experienced an average inflation rate of 2.48% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, food from vending machines and mobile vendors costing $20 in the year 2013 would cost $23.75 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.51% during this same period, inflation for food from vending machines and mobile vendors was higher.
In the year 2013: Pricing changed by 2.24%, which is below the average yearly change for food from vending machines and mobile vendors during the 2013-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2013 (1.46%), inflation for food from vending machines and mobile vendors was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Food from vending machines and mobile vendors:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Food from vending machines and mobile vendors, over time, for $20 beginning in 2013. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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