According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for fresh fish and seafood were 26.66% higher in 2021 versus 2011 (a $5.33 difference in value).
Between 2011 and 2021: Fresh fish and seafood experienced an average inflation rate of 2.39% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, fresh fish and seafood costing $20 in the year 2011 would cost $25.33 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.66% during this same period, inflation for fresh fish and seafood was higher.
In the year 2011: Pricing changed by 8.49%, which is significantly above the average yearly change for fresh fish and seafood during the 2011-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2011 (3.16%), inflation for fresh fish and seafood was much higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Fresh fish and seafood:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Fresh fish and seafood, 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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