According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for shelf stable fish and seafood were 29.07% higher in 2021 versus 2009 (a $5.81 difference in value).
Between 2009 and 2021: Shelf stable fish and seafood experienced an average inflation rate of 2.15% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, shelf stable fish and seafood costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $25.81 in 2021 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.89% during this same period, inflation for shelf stable fish and seafood was higher.
In the year 2009: Pricing changed by 11.40%, which is significantly above the average yearly change for shelf stable fish and seafood during the 2009-2021 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), inflation for shelf stable fish and seafood was much higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Shelf stable fish and seafood:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Shelf stable fish and seafood, over time, for $20 beginning in 2009. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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