Salt and other seasonings and spices priced at $20 in 2021 $21.48 in 2022

Salt And Other Seasonings And Spices Inflation Calculator

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Prices for Salt And Other Seasonings And Spices, 2021-2022 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for salt and other seasonings and spices are 7.41% higher in 2022 versus 2021 (a $1.48 difference in value).

Between 2021 and 2022: Salt and other seasonings and spices experienced an average inflation rate of 7.41% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, salt and other seasonings and spices costing $20 in the year 2021 would cost $21.48 in 2022 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 5.83% during this same period, inflation for salt and other seasonings and spices was higher.

In the year 2021: Pricing changed by 3.28%, which is significantly below the average yearly change for salt and other seasonings and spices during the 2021-2022 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2021 (4.70%), inflation for salt and other seasonings and spices was lower.

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 (7.41%), 2012 (5.91%), and 2011 (5.44%).

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Buying power of $20.00 since 2021

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Salt and other seasonings and spices, over time, for $20 beginning in 2021. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2021 $20.00 3.28%
2022 $21.48 7.41%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Salt and other seasonings and spices:

Year 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
CPI 100.000 100.077 101.608 102.400 106.992 107.854 107.000 107.431 112.054 111.915 114.802 119.141 122.161 122.820 129.500 137.159 135.794 140.703 146.541 151.571 152.003 154.260 154.931 157.222 162.372 174.399

Adjust salt and other seasonings and spices prices for inflation

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2022 / CPI in 2021 * 2021 USD value = 2022 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Salt and other seasonings and spices was 162.372 in the year 2021 and 174.399 in 2022:

174.399 / 162.372 * $20 = $21.48

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2021 has the same "purchasing power" as $21.48 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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