Commodities less food and energy commodities priced at $20 in 2000 $19.95 in 2019

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Prices for Commodities Less Food And Energy Commodities, 2000-2019 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for commodities less food and energy commodities were 0.26% lower in 2019 versus 2000 (a $0.05 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2019: Commodities less food and energy commodities experienced an average inflation rate of -0.01% per year. In other words, commodities less food and energy commodities costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $19.95 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.10% during this same period, inflation for commodities less food and energy commodities was lower.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 0.50%, which is above the average yearly change for commodities less food and energy commodities during the 2000-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for commodities less food and energy commodities was lower.

Price Inflation for Commodities less food and energy commodities since 1957

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1980 (9.42%), 1975 (9.38%), and 1979 (8.40%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Commodities less food and energy commodities:

Year 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
CPI 37.369 37.846 38.369 38.515 38.631 38.946 39.200 39.623 39.792 40.292 41.254 42.846 44.731 46.700 48.523 49.677 51.062 54.969 60.123 63.200 66.469 70.438 76.354 83.546 89.962 95.346 100.208 104.423 107.154 108.592 111.800 115.754 119.608 123.638 128.762 132.454 135.231 137.138 139.315 141.285 142.331 143.154 144.138 144.862 145.285 143.692 140.877 139.569 140.285 140.638 140.053 140.246 142.041 143.588 145.499 147.331 147.279 146.770 146.080 145.396 144.377 144.051 144.492

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Commodities less food and energy commodities, over time, for $20 beginning in 2000. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:

Year USD Value Inflation Rate
2000 $20.00 0.50%
2001 $20.06 0.29%
2002 $19.84 -1.10%
2003 $19.45 -1.96%
2004 $19.27 -0.93%
2005 $19.37 0.51%
2006 $19.42 0.25%
2007 $19.34 -0.42%
2008 $19.36 0.14%
2009 $19.61 1.28%
2010 $19.82 1.09%
2011 $20.09 1.33%
2012 $20.34 1.26%
2013 $20.33 -0.04%
2014 $20.26 -0.35%
2015 $20.17 -0.47%
2016 $20.07 -0.47%
2017 $19.93 -0.70%
2018 $19.89 -0.23%
2019 $19.95 0.31%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for commodities less food and energy commodities, 2000-2019

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2019 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 USD value = 2019 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Commodities less food and energy commodities was 144.862 in the year 2000 and 144.492 in 2019:

144.492 / 144.862 * $20 = $19.95

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $19.95 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Commodities less food and energy commodities).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Commodities less food and energy commodities in 1957. In addition to commodities less food and energy commodities, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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