Frozen fish and seafood priced at $20 in 1977 $107.09 in 2022

Frozen Fish And Seafood Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Frozen Fish And Seafood, 1977-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for frozen fish and seafood are 435.44% higher in 2022 versus 1977 (a $87.09 difference in value).

Between 1977 and 2022: Frozen fish and seafood experienced an average inflation rate of 3.80% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, frozen fish and seafood costing $20 in the year 1977 would cost $107.09 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.53% during this same period, inflation for frozen fish and seafood was higher.

Price Inflation for Frozen fish and seafood since 1977

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1986 (13.10%), 1987 (12.49%), and 1979 (11.30%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 1977

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Frozen fish and seafood, over time, for $20 beginning in 1977. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
1977$20.00-
1978$21.075.33%
1979$23.4511.30%
1980$24.926.28%
1981$26.867.77%
1982$28.395.70%
1983$29.343.36%
1984$31.156.18%
1985$33.457.37%
1986$37.8313.10%
1987$42.5612.49%
1988$44.213.89%
1989$45.994.02%
1990$47.834.00%
1991$48.531.48%
1992$49.982.97%
1993$51.723.48%
1994$54.405.19%
1995$57.505.70%
1996$58.070.99%
1997$59.472.41%
1998$60.010.90%
1999$63.055.07%
2000$64.071.62%
2001$64.971.40%
2002$65.681.10%
2003$67.602.92%
2004$67.880.41%
2005$68.360.71%
2006$69.792.09%
2007$71.522.48%
2008$75.335.33%
2009$78.794.59%
2010$79.020.28%
2011$84.987.54%
2012$87.302.73%
2013$88.451.31%
2014$95.167.59%
2015$93.16-2.10%
2016$88.92-4.55%
2017$90.291.54%
2018$90.03-0.29%
2019$91.341.46%
2020$94.012.92%
2021$98.324.58%
2022$107.098.92%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Frozen fish and seafood:

Year1977197819791980198119821983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI67.50071.10079.13184.10090.63895.80899.031105.146112.900127.685143.631149.215155.208161.415163.800168.669174.538183.600194.062195.992200.723202.533212.800216.238219.269221.685228.154229.092230.715235.531241.375254.251265.929266.686286.800294.642298.514321.167314.423300.114304.732303.838308.280317.290331.837361.423

Adjust frozen fish and seafood prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 1977 * 1977 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Frozen fish and seafood was 67.500 in the year 1977 and 361.423 in 2022:

361.423 / 67.500 * $20 = $107.09

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 1977 has the same "purchasing power" as $107.09 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Frozen fish and seafood).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Frozen fish and seafood in 1977. In addition to frozen 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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