According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for rice, pasta, cornmeal were 2.11% higher in 2020 versus 2019 (a $0.42 difference in value).
Between 2019 and 2020: Rice, pasta, cornmeal experienced an average inflation rate of 2.11% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, rice, pasta, cornmeal costing $20 in the year 2019 would cost $20.42 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 0.74% during this same period, inflation for rice, pasta, cornmeal was higher.
In the year 2019: Pricing changed by 0.76%, which is below the average yearly change for rice, pasta, cornmeal during the 2019-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2019 (1.81%), inflation for rice, pasta, cornmeal was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Rice, pasta, cornmeal:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Rice, pasta, cornmeal, over time, for $20 beginning in 2019. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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