According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for fresh fish and seafood were 8.69% higher in 2020 versus 2017 (a $1.74 difference in value).
Between 2017 and 2020: Fresh fish and seafood experienced an average inflation rate of 2.82% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, fresh fish and seafood costing $20 in the year 2017 would cost $21.74 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.83% during this same period, inflation for fresh fish and seafood was higher.
In the year 2017: Pricing changed by 1.30%, which is below the average yearly change for fresh fish and seafood during the 2017-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2017 (2.13%), 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 2017. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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