According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for salt and other seasonings and spices were 5.96% higher in 2021 versus 2017 (a $1.19 difference in value).
Between 2017 and 2021: Salt and other seasonings and spices experienced an average inflation rate of 1.46% per year. In other words, salt and other seasonings and spices costing $20 in the year 2017 would cost $21.19 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.09% during this same period, inflation for salt and other seasonings and spices was lower.
In the year 2017: Pricing changed by 0.29%, which is below the average yearly change for salt and other seasonings and spices during the 2017-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2017 (2.13%), inflation for salt and other seasonings and spices was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Salt and other seasonings and spices:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Salt and other seasonings and spices, over time, for $20 beginning in 2017. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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