Other condiments priced at $20 in 1992 $40.78 in 2021

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Prices for Other Condiments, 1992-2021 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other condiments were 103.92% higher in 2021 versus 1992 (a $20.78 difference in value).

Between 1992 and 2021: Other condiments experienced an average inflation rate of 2.49% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, other condiments costing $20 in the year 1992 would cost $40.78 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.19% during this same period, inflation for other condiments was higher.

In the year 1992: Pricing changed by 4.23%, which is above the average yearly change for other condiments during the 1992-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 1992 (3.03%), inflation for other condiments was higher.

Price Inflation for Other condiments since 1977

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1980 (13.41%), 1981 (9.11%), and 1979 (8.51%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Other condiments:

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 64.600 67.846 73.623 83.492 91.100 97.123 100.469 102.400 106.115 109.192 112.138 114.008 119.715 125.831 132.462 138.062 142.231 144.369 148.285 154.077 160.223 169.954 174.631 179.900 185.338 194.012 202.700 207.608 211.031 219.269 225.943 238.580 241.780 246.588 259.188 268.061 272.412 267.614 273.464 276.430 278.008 276.268 277.814 280.464 281.539

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Buying power of $20 since 1992

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other condiments, over time, for $20 beginning in 1992. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
1992 $20.00 4.23%
1993 $20.60 3.02%
1994 $20.91 1.50%
1995 $21.48 2.71%
1996 $22.32 3.91%
1997 $23.21 3.99%
1998 $24.62 6.07%
1999 $25.30 2.75%
2000 $26.06 3.02%
2001 $26.85 3.02%
2002 $28.11 4.68%
2003 $29.36 4.48%
2004 $30.07 2.42%
2005 $30.57 1.65%
2006 $31.76 3.90%
2007 $32.73 3.04%
2008 $34.56 5.59%
2009 $35.02 1.34%
2010 $35.72 1.99%
2011 $37.55 5.11%
2012 $38.83 3.42%
2013 $39.46 1.62%
2014 $38.77 -1.76%
2015 $39.61 2.19%
2016 $40.04 1.08%
2017 $40.27 0.57%
2018 $40.02 -0.63%
2019 $40.24 0.56%
2020 $40.63 0.95%
2021 $40.78 0.38%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for other condiments, 1992-2021

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2021 / CPI in 1992 * 1992 USD value = 2021 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other condiments was 138.062 in the year 1992 and 281.539 in 2021:

281.539 / 138.062 * $20 = $40.78

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 1992 has the same "purchasing power" as $40.78 in 2021 (in the CPI category of Other condiments).


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

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