Fresh fish and seafood priced at $20 in 2009 $31.22 in 2024

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Prices for Fresh Fish And Seafood, 2009-2024 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for fresh fish and seafood are 56.09% higher in 2024 versus 2009 (a $11.22 difference in value).

Between 2009 and 2024: Fresh fish and seafood experienced an average inflation rate of 3.01% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, fresh fish and seafood costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $31.22 in 2024 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.49% during this same period, inflation for fresh fish and seafood was higher.

In the year 2009: Pricing changed by 1.05%, which is below the average yearly change for fresh fish and seafood during the 2009-2024 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), inflation for fresh fish and seafood was higher.

Price Inflation for Fresh fish and seafood since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2022 (9.23%), 2011 (8.49%), and 2014 (7.36%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2009

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Fresh fish and seafood, over time, for $20 beginning in 2009. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2009$20.001.05%
2010$20.582.88%
2011$22.328.49%
2012$22.490.74%
2013$23.233.28%
2014$24.947.36%
2015$24.72-0.87%
2016$24.960.95%
2017$25.281.30%
2018$26.032.95%
2019$26.451.62%
2020$27.483.89%
2021$29.417.05%
2022$32.139.23%
2023$31.88-0.77%
2024$31.22-2.08%*

* 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 Fresh fish and seafood:

Year1997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018201920202021202220232024
CPI100.000102.854105.554110.869111.331107.423108.792112.485116.254124.054131.343139.028140.486144.538156.815157.981163.165175.168173.640175.296177.572182.813185.778193.007206.614225.682223.940219.287

Adjust fresh fish and seafood prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2024 / CPI in 2009 * 2009 USD value = 2024 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Fresh fish and seafood was 140.486 in the year 2009 and 219.287 in 2024:

219.287 / 140.486 * $20 = $31.22

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2009 has the same "purchasing power" as $31.22 in 2024 (in the CPI category of Fresh fish and seafood).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Fresh fish and seafood in 1997. In addition to fresh fish and seafood, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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