Other sweets priced at $20 in 1997 $34.65 in 2022

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Prices for Other Sweets, 1997-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for other sweets are 73.23% higher in 2022 versus 1997 (a $14.65 difference in value).

Between 1997 and 2022: Other sweets experienced an average inflation rate of 2.22% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, other sweets costing $20 in the year 1997 would cost $34.65 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.35% during this same period, inflation for other sweets was lower.

Price Inflation for Other sweets since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2022 (8%), 2008 (7.06%), and 2009 (6.01%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 1997

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Other sweets, over time, for $20 beginning in 1997. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
1997 $20.00 -
1998 $20.64 3.22%
1999 $21.01 1.80%
2000 $21.28 1.27%
2001 $21.69 1.94%
2002 $22.36 3.08%
2003 $23.14 3.47%
2004 $23.46 1.38%
2005 $23.86 1.70%
2006 $24.49 2.64%
2007 $25.24 3.08%
2008 $27.02 7.06%
2009 $28.65 6.01%
2010 $28.86 0.73%
2011 $29.85 3.44%
2012 $30.93 3.62%
2013 $30.82 -0.34%
2014 $30.82 -0.02%
2015 $30.73 -0.29%
2016 $30.64 -0.29%
2017 $31.11 1.52%
2018 $30.83 -0.88%
2019 $30.85 0.04%
2020 $31.24 1.27%
2021 $32.08 2.70%
2022 $34.65 8.00%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

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

Year 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 2022
CPI 100.000 103.215 105.069 106.400 108.469 111.815 115.692 117.292 119.285 122.438 126.206 135.120 143.236 144.280 149.248 154.643 154.114 154.085 153.644 153.204 155.530 154.162 154.230 156.182 160.395 173.231

Adjust other sweets prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 1997 * 1997 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Other sweets was 100.000 in the year 1997 and 173.231 in 2022:

173.231 / 100.000 * $20 = $34.65

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 1997 has the same "purchasing power" as $34.65 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Other sweets).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Other sweets in 1997. In addition to other sweets, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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