According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for whiskey at home were 4.08% higher in 2020 versus 2012 (a $0.82 difference in value).
Between 2012 and 2020: Whiskey at home experienced an average inflation rate of 0.50% per year. In other words, whiskey at home costing $20 in the year 2012 would cost $20.82 in 2020 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.45% during this same period, inflation for whiskey at home was lower.
In the year 2012: Pricing changed by 1.20%, which is above the average yearly change for whiskey at home during the 2012-2020 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2012 (2.07%), inflation for whiskey at home was lower.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Whiskey at home:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Whiskey at home, over time, for $20 beginning in 2012. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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