According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for sugar and sweets were 4.92% higher in 2020 versus 2015 (a $0.98 difference in value).
Between 2015 and 2020: Sugar and sweets experienced an average inflation rate of 0.97% per year. In other words, sugar and sweets costing $20 in the year 2015 would cost $20.98 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.73% during this same period, inflation for sugar and sweets was lower.
In the year 2015: Pricing changed by 3.25%, which is above the average yearly change for sugar and sweets during the 2015-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2015 (0.12%), inflation for sugar and sweets was much higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Sugar and sweets:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Sugar and sweets, over time, for $20 beginning in 2015. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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