According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for lamb and organ meats were 26.68% higher in 2017 versus 2009 (a $5.34 difference in value).
Between 2009 and 2017: Lamb and organ meats experienced an average inflation rate of 3% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, lamb and organ meats costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $25.34 in 2017 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.68% during this same period, inflation for lamb and organ meats was higher.
In the year 2009: Pricing changed by 0.97%, which is below the average yearly change for lamb and organ meats during the 2009-2017 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), inflation for lamb and organ meats was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Lamb and organ meats:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Lamb and organ meats, over time, for $20 beginning in 2009. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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