Other fresh vegetables priced at $20 in 1977 $129.41 in 2023

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Prices for Other Fresh Vegetables, 1977-2023 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other fresh vegetables are 547.07% higher in 2023 versus 1977 (a $109.41 difference in value).

Between 1977 and 2023: Other fresh vegetables experienced an average inflation rate of 4.14% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, other fresh vegetables costing $20 in the year 1977 would cost $129.41 in 2023 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 3.54% during this same period, inflation for other fresh vegetables was higher.

Price Inflation for Other fresh vegetables since 1977

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1978 (20.80%), 1981 (14.61%), and 1995 (13.43%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 1977

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other fresh vegetables, 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$24.1620.80%
1979$24.993.43%
1980$26.907.66%
1981$30.8314.61%
1982$32.033.89%
1983$33.845.65%
1984$37.9312.07%
1985$35.81-5.59%
1986$38.347.05%
1987$42.4510.73%
1988$45.477.12%
1989$48.737.15%
1990$50.533.70%
1991$54.748.32%
1992$55.922.16%
1993$59.756.85%
1994$59.920.29%
1995$67.9713.43%
1996$66.45-2.22%
1997$68.122.50%
1998$76.1011.72%
1999$73.87-2.93%
2000$77.544.98%
2001$82.226.03%
2002$86.164.79%
2003$89.173.49%
2004$93.454.80%
2005$96.763.54%
2006$98.541.84%
2007$104.676.22%
2008$106.701.94%
2009$103.48-3.02%
2010$107.503.89%
2011$110.923.18%
2012$108.21-2.44%
2013$113.224.63%
2014$110.15-2.71%
2015$112.001.68%
2016$112.690.61%
2017$112.63-0.05%
2018$113.971.18%
2019$117.723.29%
2020$118.180.39%
2021$119.771.34%
2022$127.386.36%
2023$129.411.60%*

* 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 Other fresh vegetables:

Year19771978197919801981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020202120222023
CPI57.80069.82372.21577.74689.10892.57797.808109.615103.492110.792122.685131.415140.815146.031158.185161.600172.669173.169196.423192.054196.862219.931213.477224.100237.608249.000257.692270.062279.623284.777302.491308.363299.045310.680320.555312.740327.208318.332323.679325.663325.512329.362340.212341.549346.129368.127374.005

Adjust other fresh vegetables prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2023 / CPI in 1977 * 1977 USD value = 2023 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other fresh vegetables was 57.800 in the year 1977 and 374.005 in 2023:

374.005 / 57.800 * $20 = $129.41

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 1977 has the same "purchasing power" as $129.41 in 2023 (in the CPI category of Other fresh vegetables).


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

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