Prepared salads priced at $20 in 2007 $31.22 in 2024

Prepared Salads Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Prepared Salads, 2007-2024 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for prepared salads are 56.09% higher in 2024 versus 2007 (a $11.22 difference in value).

Between 2007 and 2024: Prepared salads experienced an average inflation rate of 2.65% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, prepared salads costing $20 in the year 2007 would cost $31.22 in 2024 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.43% during this same period, inflation for prepared salads was higher.

Price Inflation for Prepared salads since 2007

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2022 (10.97%), 2023 (4.66%), and 2012 (3.58%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2007

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Prepared salads, over time, for $20 beginning in 2007. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2007$20.00-
2008$20.562.79%
2009$21.122.71%
2010$21.10-0.06%
2011$21.662.65%
2012$22.443.58%
2013$22.942.23%
2014$23.552.65%
2015$24.373.50%
2016$24.872.04%
2017$25.412.20%
2018$25.460.18%
2019$25.37-0.33%
2020$26.052.67%
2021$26.943.41%
2022$29.9010.97%
2023$31.294.66%
2024$31.22-0.24%*

* 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 Prepared salads:

Year200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018201920202021202220232024
CPI100.000102.794105.579105.514108.310112.193114.696117.734121.849124.333127.067127.300126.875130.266134.713149.497156.466156.087

Adjust prepared salads prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2024 / CPI in 2007 * 2007 USD value = 2024 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Prepared salads was 100.000 in the year 2007 and 156.087 in 2024:

156.087 / 100.000 * $20 = $31.22

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2007 has the same "purchasing power" as $31.22 in 2024 (in the CPI category of Prepared salads).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Prepared salads in 2007. In addition to prepared salads, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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