Frozen fish and seafood priced at $20 in 2008 $28.28 in 2024

Frozen Fish And Seafood Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Frozen Fish And Seafood, 2008-2024 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for frozen fish and seafood are 41.40% higher in 2024 versus 2008 (a $8.28 difference in value).

Between 2008 and 2024: Frozen fish and seafood experienced an average inflation rate of 2.19% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, frozen fish and seafood costing $20 in the year 2008 would cost $28.28 in 2024 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.31% during this same period, inflation for frozen fish and seafood was lower.

In the year 2008: Pricing changed by 5.33%, which is significantly above the average yearly change for frozen fish and seafood during the 2008-2024 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2008 (3.84%), 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 2008

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Frozen fish and seafood, over time, for $20 beginning in 2008. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2008$20.005.33%
2009$20.924.59%
2010$20.980.28%
2011$22.567.54%
2012$23.182.73%
2013$23.481.31%
2014$25.267.59%
2015$24.73-2.10%
2016$23.61-4.55%
2017$23.971.54%
2018$23.90-0.29%
2019$24.251.46%
2020$24.962.92%
2021$26.104.58%
2022$29.0211.19%
2023$29.120.34%
2024$28.28-2.90%*

* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.
** Extended periods of 0% inflation usually indicate incomplete underlying data. This can manifest as a sharp increase in inflation later on.


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

Year197719781979198019811982198319841985198619871988198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018201920202021202220232024
CPI67.50071.10079.13184.10090.63895.80899.031105.146112.900127.685143.631149.215155.208161.415163.800168.669174.538183.600194.062195.992200.723202.533212.800216.238219.269221.685228.154229.092230.715235.531241.375254.251265.929266.686286.800294.642298.514321.167314.423300.114304.732303.838308.280317.290331.837368.964370.236359.501

Adjust frozen fish and seafood prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2024 / CPI in 2008 * 2008 USD value = 2024 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Frozen fish and seafood was 254.251 in the year 2008 and 359.501 in 2024:

359.501 / 254.251 * $20 = $28.28

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2008 has the same "purchasing power" as $28.28 in 2024 (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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