According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for shelf stable fish and seafood were 9.19% higher in 2020 versus 2016 (a $1.84 difference in value).
Between 2016 and 2020: Shelf stable fish and seafood experienced an average inflation rate of 2.22% per year. This rate of change indicates significant inflation. In other words, shelf stable fish and seafood costing $20 in the year 2016 would cost $21.84 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.83% during this same period, inflation for shelf stable fish and seafood was higher.
In the year 2016: Pricing changed by -0.39%, which is below the average yearly change for shelf stable fish and seafood during the 2016-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2016 (1.26%), inflation for shelf stable fish and seafood was lower.
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 2016. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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