Salt and other seasonings and spices priced at $20 in 2014 $25.20 in 2022

Salt And Other Seasonings And Spices Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Salt And Other Seasonings And Spices, 2014-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for salt and other seasonings and spices are 25.98% higher in 2022 versus 2014 (a $5.20 difference in value).

Between 2014 and 2022: Salt and other seasonings and spices experienced an average inflation rate of 2.93% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, salt and other seasonings and spices costing $20 in the year 2014 would cost $25.20 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.58% during this same period, inflation for salt and other seasonings and spices was higher.

In the year 2014: Pricing changed by 3.61%, which is above the average yearly change for salt and other seasonings and spices during the 2014-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2014 (1.62%), inflation for salt and other seasonings and spices was higher.

Price Inflation for Salt and other seasonings and spices since 1997

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 2022 (9.17%), 2012 (5.91%), and 2011 (5.44%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2014

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Salt and other seasonings and spices, over time, for $20 beginning in 2014. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

YearUSD ValueInflation Rate
2014$20.003.61%
2015$20.834.15%
2016$21.543.43%
2017$21.610.29%
2018$21.931.48%
2019$22.020.44%
2020$22.351.48%
2021$23.083.28%
2022$25.209.17%*

* 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 Salt and other seasonings and spices:

Year19971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016201720182019202020212022
CPI100.000100.077101.608102.400106.992107.854107.000107.431112.054111.915114.802119.141122.161122.820129.500137.159135.794140.703146.541151.571152.003154.260154.931157.222162.372177.253

Adjust salt and other seasonings and spices prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2014 * 2014 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Salt and other seasonings and spices was 140.703 in the year 2014 and 177.253 in 2022:

177.253 / 140.703 * $20 = $25.20

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2014 has the same "purchasing power" as $25.20 in 2022 (in the CPI category of Salt and other seasonings and spices).


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

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