Fresh and frozen chicken parts priced at $20 in 2000 $28.38 in 2018

Historical Price Inflation for Fresh and frozen chicken parts

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Prices for Fresh And Frozen Chicken Parts, 2000-2018 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for fresh and frozen chicken parts were 41.91% higher in 2018 versus 2000 (a $8.38 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2018: Fresh and frozen chicken parts experienced an average inflation rate of 1.96% per year. In other words, fresh and frozen chicken parts costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $28.38 in 2018 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.12% during this same period, inflation for fresh and frozen chicken parts was lower.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 0.57%, which is below the average yearly change for fresh and frozen chicken parts during the 2000-2018 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for fresh and frozen chicken parts was lower.

Price Inflation for Fresh and frozen chicken parts since 1977

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1984 (12.14%), 1978 (10.23%), and 1989 (10.10%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Fresh and frozen chicken parts:

Year 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
CPI 74.400 82.008 86.408 91.731 96.654 94.938 96.654 108.385 104.554 114.554 114.377 123.269 135.715 135.869 134.708 134.377 140.131 145.615 146.031 155.031 157.408 157.215 156.769 157.662 163.115 166.508 170.023 182.954 186.931 180.023 190.371 199.765 201.717 200.742 202.272 212.405 222.919 225.804 225.646 217.811 220.979 223.730

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Fresh and frozen chicken parts, 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 0.57%
2001 $20.69 3.46%
2002 $21.12 2.08%
2003 $21.57 2.11%
2004 $23.21 7.61%
2005 $23.71 2.17%
2006 $22.84 -3.70%
2007 $24.15 5.75%
2008 $25.34 4.93%
2009 $25.59 0.98%
2010 $25.46 -0.48%
2011 $25.66 0.76%
2012 $26.94 5.01%
2013 $28.28 4.95%
2014 $28.64 1.29%
2015 $28.62 -0.07%
2016 $27.63 -3.47%
2017 $28.03 1.45%
2018 $28.38 1.25%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for fresh and frozen chicken parts, 2000-2018

Start with the inflation rate formula:

CPI in 2018 / CPI in 2000 * 2000 USD value = 2018 USD value

Then plug in historical CPI values from above. The CPI for Fresh and frozen chicken parts was 157.662 in the year 2000 and 223.730 in 2018:

223.730 / 157.662 * $20 = $28.38

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $28.38 in 2018 (in the CPI category of Fresh and frozen chicken parts).


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking the Consumer Price Index for Fresh and frozen chicken parts in 1977. In addition to fresh and frozen chicken parts, the index produces monthly data on changes in prices paid by urban consumers for a variety of goods and services.

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