Frozen vegetables priced at $20 in 2000 $25.07 in 2019

Historical Price Inflation for Frozen vegetables

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Prices for Frozen Vegetables, 2000-2019 ($20)

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for frozen vegetables were 25.37% higher in 2019 versus 2000 (a $5.07 difference in value).

Between 2000 and 2019: Frozen vegetables experienced an average inflation rate of 1.20% per year. In other words, frozen vegetables costing $20 in the year 2000 would cost $25.07 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 2.07% during this same period, inflation for frozen vegetables was lower.

In the year 2000: Pricing changed by 2.56%, which is above the average yearly change for frozen vegetables during the 2000-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2000 (3.38%), inflation for frozen vegetables was lower.

Price Inflation for Frozen vegetables since 1977

Consumer Price Index, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Years with the largest changes in pricing: 1981 (12.66%), 1982 (10.31%), and 1989 (8.42%).

Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Frozen vegetables:

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 2019
CPI 66.300 68.646 72.008 77.600 87.423 96.438 100.323 103.223 106.869 107.692 110.485 112.954 122.469 127.377 129.562 130.915 133.531 138.854 140.738 143.715 148.062 151.208 153.762 157.700 166.438 171.054 172.500 175.762 177.762 179.138 180.755 190.638 197.057 194.151 199.377 207.290 204.477 201.747 202.455 202.787 203.388 198.614 197.711

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Buying power of $20 since 2000

Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Frozen vegetables, 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 2.56%
2001 $21.11 5.54%
2002 $21.69 2.77%
2003 $21.88 0.85%
2004 $22.29 1.89%
2005 $22.54 1.14%
2006 $22.72 0.77%
2007 $22.92 0.90%
2008 $24.18 5.47%
2009 $24.99 3.37%
2010 $24.62 -1.47%
2011 $25.29 2.69%
2012 $26.29 3.97%
2013 $25.93 -1.36%
2014 $25.59 -1.34%
2015 $25.68 0.35%
2016 $25.72 0.16%
2017 $25.79 0.30%
2018 $25.19 -2.35%
2019 $25.07 -0.45%*
* Not final. See inflation summary for latest details.

How to calculate the inflation rate for frozen vegetables, 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 Frozen vegetables was 157.700 in the year 2000 and 197.711 in 2019:

197.711 / 157.700 * $20 = $25.07

Therefore, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, $20 in 2000 has the same "purchasing power" as $25.07 in 2019 (in the CPI category of Frozen vegetables).


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

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