According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for salt and other seasonings and spices were 4.29% higher in 2021 versus 2019 (a $0.86 difference in value).
Between 2019 and 2021: Salt and other seasonings and spices experienced an average inflation rate of 2.12% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, salt and other seasonings and spices costing $20 in the year 2019 would cost $20.86 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.29% during this same period, inflation for salt and other seasonings and spices was higher.
In the year 2019: Pricing changed by 0.44%, which is below the average yearly change for salt and other seasonings and spices during the 2019-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2019 (1.81%), 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 2019. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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