According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for fresh fish and seafood were 14.39% higher in 2021 versus 2015 (a $2.88 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2021: Fresh fish and seafood experienced an average inflation rate of 2.27% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, fresh fish and seafood costing $20 in the year 2015 would cost $22.88 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.89% during this same period, inflation for fresh fish and seafood was higher.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by -0.87%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for fresh fish and seafood during the 2015-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation for fresh fish and seafood was lower.
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 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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