Fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts priced at $20 in 1980 $77.75 in 2021

Fresh Sweetrolls, Coffeecakes, Doughnuts Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Fresh Sweetrolls, Coffeecakes, Doughnuts, 1980-2021 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts were 288.73% higher in 2021 versus 1980 (a $57.75 difference in value).

Between 1980 and 2021: Fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts experienced an average inflation rate of 3.37% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts costing $20 in the year 1980 would cost $77.75 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.88% during this same period, inflation for fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts was higher.

In the year 1980: Pricing changed by 12.22%, which is significantly above the average yearly change for fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts during the 1980-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 1980 (13.55%), inflation for fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts was lower.

Price Inflation for Fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts since 1977

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1980 (12.22%), 1981 (10.37%), and 1979 (10.29%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts:

Year 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
CPI 64.500 67.431 74.369 83.454 92.108 95.554 99.854 104.585 107.415 112.069 114.877 119.469 127.600 135.154 140.377 144.869 152.531 156.985 163.700 170.723 175.077 175.462 174.992 182.277 192.031 197.538 201.338 206.715 212.900 221.754 227.966 245.518 251.864 253.147 263.790 276.175 289.781 290.177 293.751 293.290 293.253 299.518 310.947 321.598 324.412

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Buying power of $20 since 1980

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts, over time, for $20 beginning in 1980. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
1980 $20.00 12.22%
1981 $22.07 10.37%
1982 $22.90 3.74%
1983 $23.93 4.50%
1984 $25.06 4.74%
1985 $25.74 2.71%
1986 $26.86 4.33%
1987 $27.53 2.51%
1988 $28.63 4.00%
1989 $30.58 6.81%
1990 $32.39 5.92%
1991 $33.64 3.86%
1992 $34.72 3.20%
1993 $36.55 5.29%
1994 $37.62 2.92%
1995 $39.23 4.28%
1996 $40.91 4.29%
1997 $41.96 2.55%
1998 $42.05 0.22%
1999 $41.94 -0.27%
2000 $43.68 4.16%
2001 $46.02 5.35%
2002 $47.34 2.87%
2003 $48.25 1.92%
2004 $49.54 2.67%
2005 $51.02 2.99%
2006 $53.14 4.16%
2007 $54.63 2.80%
2008 $58.84 7.70%
2009 $60.36 2.58%
2010 $60.67 0.51%
2011 $63.22 4.20%
2012 $66.19 4.69%
2013 $69.45 4.93%
2014 $69.54 0.14%
2015 $70.40 1.23%
2016 $70.29 -0.16%
2017 $70.28 -0.01%
2018 $71.78 2.14%
2019 $74.52 3.82%
2020 $77.07 3.43%
2021 $77.75 0.87%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts, 1980-2021

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2021 / CPI in 1980 * 1980 USD value = 2021 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts was 83.454 in the year 1980 and 324.412 in 2021:

324.412 / 83.454 * $20 = $77.75

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 1980 has the same "purchasing power" as $77.75 in 2021 (in the CPI category of Fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts in 1977. In addition to fresh sweetrolls, coffeecakes, doughnuts, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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